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

'AND IT SHALL BE THAT EVERYONE WHO CALLS ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED.'
- 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

  • Irene123
    Dan. FC on 9-30-'16 - quote: "if you have a problem with what Jesus says, then you have a big problem." unquote. Matt.28:19 - "..... baptizing them in the NAME of ..... "; Acts 2:37 - Now when they heard this they were pricked in their heart ..... and said, men and brethren what shall we do?" v.38 - Then said unto them, Repent and baptized in the NAME of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins ..
  • Irene123
    J. Claudio - You need to go to Jesus in prayer for HIS guidance in your ministry, not to people. People will give you THEIR ideas. Jesus told His disciples, Apostles to pray for His words to speak AFTER they r'cvd the power of the Holy Ghost on the Day of Pentecost. You don't have His spirit or you would know this. I am NOT judging you; please believe that. I pray for God's wisdom for you.
  • C.Lee
    As we use faith we should see Christ and the church that he gave his life for in a new light. God's Word ignites our hearts for worship and for reaching out to our world with the Gospel. The same Holy Spirit dwells in us and gives us power to be a light and impact in this dark world.
  • Irene123
    Does anyone on here know that it was at least15 years after Jesus established His church in Acts ch. 2 that the epistles even BEGAN to be written, the 'epistles' being all the books after Acts. So where did all the scriptures come from that the apostles and disciples use to witness to people during those 15 yrs? Answer - from their knowledge of the O.T. and Jesus' 3 yr. ministry with them.
  • Arthur Angura
    We must be born again if we want to see the Kingdom of God.
    Before the day of Pentecost, the apostles had no POWER to do the will of God.
    Jesus commanded the apostles not to leave Jerusalem,without the power of the Holy Ghost.
    With man it is impossible,but not with God,for with God all things are possible.
    We need power to witness,to pray,to understand the scriptures and to bear fruits .
  • Arthur Angura
    We must be born again if we want to see the Kingdom of God.
    Before the day of Pentecost, the apostles had no POWER to do the will of God.
    Jesus commanded the apostles not to leave Jerusalem,without the power of the Holy Ghost.
    With man it is impossible,but not with God,for with God all things are possible.
    We need power to witness,to pray,to understand the scriptures and to bear fruits .