Acts 2:19

“And I wil shew wonders in heauen aboue, and signes in the earth beneath: blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke.”

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Other Translations

And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:
- King James Version

'AND I WILL GRANT WONDERS IN THE SKY ABOVE AND SIGNS ON THE EARTH BELOW, BLOOD, AND FIRE, AND VAPOR OF SMOKE.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I will show wonders in the heaven above, And signs on the earth beneath; Blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And wonders will be seen in heaven, and signs on the earth, blood and fire and smoke:
- Basic English Bible

And I will give wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:
- Darby Bible

And I will show wonders in heaven above, and signs on the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke.
- Webster's Bible

I will display marvels in the sky above, and signs on the earth below, blood and fire, and pillars of smoke.
- Weymouth Bible

I will show wonders in the sky above, and signs on the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and billows of smoke.
- World English Bible

And Y schal yyue grete wondris in heuene aboue, and signes in erthe bynethe, blood, and fier, and heete of smoke.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I will give wonders in the heaven above, and signs upon the earth beneath -- blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:19


2:19 And I will show prodigies in heaven above, and signs on earth beneath - Great revelations of grace are usually attended with great judgments on those who reject it. In heaven - Treated of, #Ac 2:20|. On earth - Described in this verse. Such signs were those mentioned, #Ac 2:22|, before the passion of Christ; which are so mentioned as to include also those at the very time of the passion and resurrection, at the destruction of Jerusalem, and at the end of the world. Terrible indeed were those prodigies in particular which preceded the destruction of Jerusalem: such as the flaming sword hanging over the city, and the fiery comet pointing down upon it for a year; the light that shone upon the temple and the altar in the night, as if it had been noon - day; the opening of the great and heavy gate of the temple without hands; the voice heard from the most holy place, Let us depart hence; the admonition of Jesus the son of Ananus, crying for seven years together, Wo, wo, wo; the vision of contending armies in the air, and of entrenchments thrown up against a city there represented; the terrible thunders and lightnings, and dreadful earthquakes, which every one considered as portending some great evil: all which, through the singular providence of God, are particularly recorded by Josephus. Blood - War and slaughter. Fire - Burnings of houses and towns, involving all in clouds of smoke.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:19


Ac 2:19 I will shew wonders in heaven. Peter not only quotes that part of the prophecy of Joel which was applicable to the events now transpiring, but he quotes that part also which pertains to the calamities coming on the Jewish nation, and to the final judgment (Joe 2:28-32). I understand Ac 2:19 to apply directly to the overthrow of Judea and Jerusalem.

Discussion for Acts 2

  • Rebekah K Jones
    It is very long and our Bible Study may a take 2 weeks on it. It talks all about the Holy Ghost coming upon them and on blessed they were. It is very good and enlightens to study such a good book that God left for us and even now we can get a lot of good out of it. A very good book and a lightening study. Becky
  • I, even I, am that Michael Isaac Dale:
    These are all counterfeits. Not one in the flesh can speak the words of GOD, my Holy Father, but Jesus Christ. The wicked fabricated all manner of falsehood waiting for the coming of Jesus, even Christ being raised again from the dead, yet confess not that Jesus Christ is come. Nevertheless, this present evil world will end just as the last world. For it is written, The scripture cannot be broken:
  • Thelmadenson
    I enjoy reading the chapter letting us no what was going to happen when God come back. You need to get your life together on earth. While you have a chance.
  • D W L
    There were two thieves that died on their cross one on each side of Jesus. The one on the right repented and Jesus said today you will be with me in paradise. He other one mocked him. Jesus said to repent or perish.
  • Silverio
    I am always trying to follow in my saviors Jesus Christ footsteps hard to do but will never stop pray I will be ready at the end judgement day I still remember the word of our Lord Jesus my peace I give to you ,why can't the live in peace we are all brothers and sister's
  • Bible reader
    ACTS 2:38 is not an option but is necessary for salvation!

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