Acts 1:5

For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For Iohn truely baptized with water, but ye shall be baptized with the holy Ghost, not many dayes hence.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days hence.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the baptism of John was with water, but you will have baptism with the Holy Spirit, after a little time.
- Basic English Bible

For John indeed baptised with water, but *ye* shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit after now not many days.
- Darby Bible

For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days hence.
- Webster's Bible

For John indeed baptized with water, but before many days have passed you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit."
- Weymouth Bible

For John indeed baptized in water, but you will be baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
- World English Bible

for Joon baptiside in watir, but ye schulen be baptisid in the Hooli Goost, aftir these fewe daies.
- Wycliffe Bible

because John, indeed, baptized with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit -- after not many days.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 1:5


1:5 Ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost - And so are all true believers to the end of the world. But the extraordinary gifts of the Holy Ghost also are here promised.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 1:5


Ac 1:5 John truly baptized with water. They had received John's baptism; they were now to be baptized with the Holy Spirit. Not many days hence. Only ten days after these words were spoken.

Discussion for Acts 1

  • Irene123
    To 'magnocrat' on Acts ch. 1 - We are not to know who the other women in the upper room were. remember - this is GOD'S word, He dictated it. To accept just what it says without frantically searching for 'unknowns' is - FAITH.
  • Sonja
    there is only 1 God. he is the 1st and the last the beginning and the end. Beside him there is no other. part of getting into heaven is repenting of your sin, being baptized in the NAME of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins and you shall recieve the gift of the Holy Ghost with evidence of speaking in tongues. ( this is not just for certain people it is for everyone) Acts 2:38 - Acts 2:39
  • Osagie
    The book of Acts is a guide book for a true Christian life
  • Magnocrat
    In verse 14 who were the women besides Mary?
  • DIANE
    the book of acts is a tremendous book showing the great power the holy spirit endows us as believers and yielding to God gives us to be witnesses to the great commision Jesus has given us.
  • George V
    The book of acts reveals Christs expectations of the apostles and in so doing us .
    Sadly today I recall the words stated that many , in fact most don't know God . Superficially we know but not as the apostles and Moses did . Seems that prayer and fasting are lacking and as those apostles who came together to seek out gods instruction for them we must do the same .

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