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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
And it shall come to passe in the last dayes (saith God) I will powre out of my Spirit vpon all flesh: and your sonnes and your daughters shall prophesie, and your yong men shall see visions, and your old men shall dreame dreames:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
'AND IT SHALL BE IN THE LAST DAYS,' God says, 'THAT I WILL POUR FORTH OF MY SPIRIT ON ALL MANKIND; AND YOUR SONS AND YOUR DAUGHTERS SHALL PROPHESY, AND YOUR YOUNG MEN SHALL SEE VISIONS, AND YOUR OLD MEN SHALL DREAM DREAMS;
- New American Standard Version (1995)
And it shall be in the last days, saith God, I will pour forth of my Spirit upon all flesh: And your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, And your young men shall see visions, And your old men shall dream dreams:
- American Standard Version (1901)
And it will come about, in the last days, says God, that I will send out my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters will be prophets, and your young men will see visions, and your old men will have dreams:
- Basic English Bible
And it shall be in the last days, saith God, [that] I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your elders shall dream with dreams;
- Darby Bible
And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:
- Webster's Bible
"And it shall come to pass in the last days, God says, that I will pour out My Spirit upon all mankind; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall have dreams;
- Weymouth Bible
'It will be in the last days, says God, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your young men will see visions. Your old men will dream dreams.
- World English Bible
And it schal be in the laste daies, the Lord seith, Y schal helde out my spirit on ech fleisch; and youre sones and youre douytris schulen prophesie, and youre yonge men schulen se visiouns, and youre eldris schulen dreme sweuenes.
- Wycliffe Bible
And it shall be in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of My Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams;
- Youngs Literal Bible
2:17 The times of the Messiah are frequently called the last days, the Gospel being the last dispensation of Divine grace. I will pour out of my Spirit - Not on the day of pentecost only, upon all flesh - On persons of every age, sex, and rank. And your young men shall see visions - In young men the outward sense, are most vigorous, and the bodily strength is entire, whereby they are best qualified to sustain the shock which usually attends the visions of God. In old men the internal senses are most vigorous, suited to divine dreams. Not that the old are wholly excluded from the former, nor the young from the latter.
Ac 2:17 It shall come to pass in the last days. The phrase "Last days" was used by the Jews to denote the last dispensation, that of Christ. See Isa 2:2. I will pour out of my Spirit. A figurative expression to indicate abundant gifts of the Spirit. Upon all flesh. On all races, not on the Jews alone. Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy. "To prophesy" in the New Testament means to communicate religious truth by divine authority, as well as to foretell the future. The prophecy was fulfilled in the inspired speaking on Pentecost and afterwards, as well as by the daughters of Philip (21:9). It will be seen that both sexes are included. See visions . . . dream dreams. Such visions as that of Peter at Joppa (Ac 10:9-16). Such dreams as that of Paul at Troas, where he saw the Macedonian asking him to "Come and help us" (Ac 16:9).
Toni's comment on 2015-08-03 11:48:40:
My mother passed away a few months ago and everyone keeps saying they have dreams about her saying that she's OK I was just wondering do dead people come to you in your dreams. I was told to read Acts 2:17 to get some type of understanding . I'm still confuse
Sherrell's comment on 2015-07-25 03:36:37:
About 2 years ago I cried out to the lord, Just asking If he was Real then show me something. An He showed me everyday of my life!!! God is Who he says he is!! All that an More!!! Who wouldn 't serve a God like That. Just Amazing!
Betty Mccormack's comment on 2015-07-02 15:30:51:
Some, including me have thought that the people that are saying Christ is talking to them are saying they are false prophets. In Acts it clearly states that in the end of days our sons and daughters will prophesied. I have prayed for God to show me false prophets. I believe he just answered my prsyer in this verse
Bren's comment on 2014-03-27 06:59:55:
Dear Victoria, God loves you! God loves His children. God is Love. the perfect Love that casts out fear. The dreams you describe are nightmares engendered by fear. God 's Word tells us "Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father 's good pleasure to give you the kingdom " Luke 12 32 KJV A prophet is a spiritual seer. Seeing through the material appearance of things, to the spiritual meaning. God has good news for us. For the world And the young people who are open to God 's gifts and messages will share them. They will be the prophets, in speaking, singing, etc. If what you hear or dream reflects God 's true nature of mercy, goodness, grace, love, forgiveness, comfort, peace, etc then you are hearing God and a true message of peace and reassurance. if not, dear one, read Ps 23, 139, 91 and also 46.
Marion's comment on 2014-03-22 11:02:30:
I think he is telling you something Maybe even warning you To stand strong in him now and continue But as a child of God we our going to see great things some that would scare the hell out of most The things HE gives us our great and powerful and leave an Impression
Victoria's comment on 2014-02-07 09:24:15:
Well, the reason i even researched this is because i keep having dreams of the end of the world. I am 21 and it started when i was about 18 and hasn't really stopped since then. They can vary of the "reason" the world is ending. But the most recent years I've been dreaming of God coming back, and being angry with everyone.In my dreams there are people that are just rejecting him and i can't always remember exactly what happens all i know is that God is sad and angry at the same time.Its almost like i felt how he felt for just a moment. Some times the dreams are horrible and ill think about them during the day. I tell my boyfriend about them which helps,. But i can't help but think. Is God revealing these things to me? or am i just um how do you say, tripping? lol
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