Acts 7:54

“When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the quick, and they {began} gnashing their teeth at him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now when they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Hearing these things, they were cut to the heart and moved with wrath against him.
- Basic English Bible

And hearing these things they were cut to the heart, and gnashed their teeth against him.
- Darby Bible

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
- Webster's Bible

As they listened to these words, they became infuriated and gnashed their teeth at him.
- Weymouth Bible

Now when they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed at him with their teeth.
- World English Bible

And thei herden these thingis, and weren dyuersli turmentid in her hertis, and grenneden with teeth on hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

And hearing these things, they were cut to the hearts, and did gnash the teeth at him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 7:54


Ac 7:54 They were cut to the heart. Convulsed with rage. Stephen's speech was now violently interrupted. Their rage is shown by their gnashing teeth.

Discussion for Acts 7

  • Matt Hopkins
    As much as we want to resist, we must go like lambs to the slaughter soon. Stephen was a great example of how we are to be when the time comes; and it is coming soon.
  • Zemyrah
    Acts 7:48
    “Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet,”

    King James Version (KJV)
  • Jeff
    i can relate to Mikes comment about dealing with the flesh and daily feeding our spirit with the word of God it is key in upholding a holy standard of living
  • Rudra
    Verse 60: He fell asleep. : Y
  • Mike
    It is amazing what god has in store for us but we as being in the flesh tend to ingnor and war aginst the things of the spirit but the spirit is the truth and only trew being in prayer and reading gods word will the spirit live within just as the flesh can not live without phisical food we must also feed the spirit man so he can be strong if not he will weaking and dry up the spirit is life and true life is in jesus. Literally in jesus that 's why we say In the name of jesus its not just words it is power because were in him and he is in us who belive in the name of jesus.
  • Bozki
    Brothers and Sisters in Christ, it is high time for us to ACT like the apostles, Do the work of God never mind the Prize that God Promise to to you...Just do what is right in the sight of God.....God Bless.....

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