Acts 2:24

“Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whom God hath raised vp, hauing loosed the paines of death: because it was not possible that hee should be holden of it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

whom God raised up, having loosed the pangs of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But God gave him back to life, having made him free from the pains of death because it was not possible for him to be overcome by it.
- Basic English Bible

Whom God has raised up, having loosed the pains of death, inasmuch as it was not possible that he should be held by its power;
- Darby Bible

Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be held by it.
- Webster's Bible

But God has raised Him to life, having terminated the throes of death, for in fact it was not possible for Him to be held fast by death.
- Weymouth Bible

whom God raised up, having freed him from the agony of death, because it was not possible that he should be held by it.
- World English Bible

Whom God reiside, whanne sorewis of helle weren vnboundun, bi that that it was impossible that he were holdun of it.
- Wycliffe Bible

whom God did raise up, having loosed the pains of the death, because it was not possible for him to be held by it,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:24


2:24 Having loosed the pains of death - The word properly means, the pains of a woman in travail. As it was not possible that he should be held under it - Because the Scripture must needs be fulfilled.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:24


Ac 2:24 Because it was not possible that he should be holden of it. It was not possible that Jesus be held by death, because he had life in himself, and, besides, it was the Father's will that he should arise. This verse epitomizes the four Gospels.

Discussion for Acts 2

  • 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.
  • Jamilah Noble
    All throughout the Bible including mark 16:16 baptism is apart of salvation
  • 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}.
  • MISSIONERY PASTOR TIMOTHY MUSAU
    THE CHURCH JESUS WAS BORN AT PENTECOST DAY, SET APART ON THE SAME DAY, CAME UP WITH A DIFFERENT SYSTEM OF ERADICATING POVERTY BY SHARING WHAT THEY HAD ACCORDING TO THEIR NEEDS AND NOBODY LACKED THUS COVERING EACH OTHERS NAKEDNESS.
  • Magnocrat
    Devout men of every nation : does that mean they were religious men
  • Irene123
    What I think of Acts 2 is -- it is THE beginning of Jesus' church and HIS salvation is found in verse 38.

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