Acts 2:21

“And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it shall come to passe, that whosoeuer shall call on the Name of the Lord, shalbe saued.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it shall be, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And whoever makes his prayer to the Lord will have salvation.
- Basic English Bible

And it shall be that whosoever shall call upon the name of [the] Lord shall be saved.
- Darby Bible

And it shall come to pass, that whoever shall call on the name of the Lord, shall be saved.
- Webster's Bible

and every one who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.'
- Weymouth Bible

It will be, that whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.'
- World English Bible

And it schal be, ech man which euere schal clepe to help the name of the Lord, schal be saaf.
- Wycliffe Bible

and it shall be, every one -- whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord, he shall be saved.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:21

2:21 But - whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord - This expression implies the whole of religion, and particularly prayer uttered in faith; shall be saved - From all those plagues; from sin and hell.

People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:21

Ac 2:21 Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord, etc. To turn to the Lord for salvation in his appointed way. It means far more than simply prayer. He who would call on the name of the Lord for salvation must do more than say, "Lord, Lord, open unto us" (Lu 13:25). He must hear and obey (Mt 7:21).

Discussion for Acts 2

  • Bible Reader
    The only name that can remit sins is Jesus. Father, Son , and Holy ghost are titles.
    Acts 2:38 plainly states we should be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ.
    Acts 4:12 says Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
    Ephesians 4:5 One Lord, One Faith , One Baptism.
  • Omoding David
    Comment* Bro. Daniel FC, 2Timothy 3:16 says "All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness" 17 That the man of God may be perfect, thorougly furnished unto all good works. 2Peter 1:2 says "For prophesy came not in old time by the will of man,but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost."
  • Bro. Daniel FC
    I don t think the disciples have willingly disobeyed their Master, but perhaps the records are incomplete. Either way we need to go with the commandment of our Savior. This is why, today, Christians baptize the new believers in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. If you have a problem with what Jesus says, you have a big problem
  • Bookreadingismything
    Oh Lord Jesus, I do repent. I am so sorry for all the mistakes I made in the past for things I said and done that hurt and alienated people, because I was afraid of getting hurt over and over again. I am so sorry, and I try to be a better person every day. I want only to help others and serve you, Jesus.
  • Wayne
    VV.38 and 41: repent and be saved, baptized, and they received the Holy Ghost. No speaking in other languages needed that day. Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Speaking another language is a sign to unbelievers, not believers.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    From the book of Acts to the book of Jude, its all there. Speaking in Tongues is an absolute must for you to manafest because Gods Holy Word says so. The Word of God IS the WILL of God, Amen and Amen indeed. Shalom yedda dim {beloved one}.