Acts 2:11

“Cretes, and Arabians, we doe heare them speake in our tongues the wonderfull workes of God.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.
- King James Version

Cretans and Arabs--we hear them in our {own} tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Cretans and Arabians, we hear them speaking in our tongues the mighty works of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Men of Crete and Arabia, to all of us they are talking in our different languages, of the great works of God.
- Basic English Bible

Cretans and Arabians, we hear them speaking in our own tongues the great things of God?
- Darby Bible

Cretes and Arabians we hear them speak in our languages the wonderful works of God.
- Webster's Bible

Yet we all alike hear these Galilaeans speaking in our own language about the wonderful things which God has done."
- Weymouth Bible

Cretans and Arabians: we hear them speaking in our languages the mighty works of God!"
- World English Bible

and proselitis, men of Crete, and of Arabie, we han herd hem spekynge in oure langagis the grete thingis of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

Cretes and Arabians, we did hear them speaking in our tongues the great things of God.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:11


2:11 Cretans - One island seems to be mentioned for all. The wonderful works of God - Probably those which related to the miracles, death, resurrection, and ascension of Christ, together with the effusion of his Spirit, as a fulfilment of his promises, and the glorious dispensations of Gospel grace.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:11


Ac 2:11 Cretes. From the island of Crete. Arabians. Many Jews dwelt in the desert lands south and east of Palestine, all called generally Arabia.

Discussion for Acts 2

  • Richard Boyd
    Repentance and remission of sin shall be preached in his name among all nations begining at jeursalem, lk 24:47 was Gods plan spoke by Peter in Acts 2:38, acts 4:12, your not saved if you failed to follow what the apostles exhorted, If you care about where you will spend eterenty, acts 2:38 is the only way to remit sin
  • Jessica
    An example to the modern day church but we have gone off.
    LORD HELP US
  • Debra & Alton V
    The moon is suppose to turn into blood, or so appear to be so tomorrow night. 01 20th, 2019. Although all the signs are here still people are foolish do not see the end is near. God wI'll return. Those who disbelieves are in for a shock the day Jesus comes back God rids the evil throws it all back into hell. I just hope my feet are clean enough to walk across th e golden streets of glory.
  • William R McCourtie
    No one can come to the Father unless the Holy Spirit draws him. (para. KJV) That's why the time to commit and accept Christ as one's Savior is Now. Men will try to escape and even curse God but will not repent because the Holy Spirit will not be drawing men in the day of judgment. Receive Christ now while you have time.
  • David
    The ones speaking in tongues were Peter and the other 11 Apostles (the Galalieans). The people that had came to Jerusalem from these different countries heard them speaking their languages and asked, how are the Galalieans speaking our language . There were others in the upper room as well but only the Apostles were Galalieans. Women were there such as Mary the mother of Jesus and Marthaetc...
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS2:44and all that believed were together and had all things in common2:45and sold their possessions and goods and parted them to all men as they had need 2 CORINTHIANS8:15AS IT IS WRITTEN HE THAT HAD GATHERED MUCH HAD NOTHING OVER AND HE THAT HAD GATHERED LITTLE HAD NO LACK PHILIPPIANS4:11not that I speak in respect of want for I have learned in whatsoever state I am in therewith to be content

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