Acts 2:39

“For the promise is vnto you, and to your children, and to all that are afarre off, euen as many as the Lord our God shall call.”

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Other Translations

For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, [even] as many as the Lord our God shall call.
- King James Version

"For the promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For to you is the promise, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, `even' as many as the Lord our God shall call unto him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the word of God is for you and for your children and for all those who are far off, even all those who may be marked out by the Lord our God.
- Basic English Bible

For to you is the promise and to your children, and to all who [are] afar off, as many as [the] Lord our God may call.
- Darby Bible

For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
- Webster's Bible

For to you belongs the promise, and to your children, and to all who are far off, whoever the Lord our God may call."
- Weymouth Bible

For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all who are far off, even as many as the Lord our God will call to himself."
- World English Bible

For the biheest is to you, and to youre sones, and to alle that ben fer, which euer oure Lord God hath clepid.
- Wycliffe Bible

for to you is the promise, and to your children, and to all those afar off, as many as the Lord our God shall call.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:39


Ac 2:39 For the promise. Of pardon, and the gift of the Spirit. Unto you. Even unto those who rejected the Lord. To your children. Your children after you. To all that are afar off. To the Gentiles. That he refers to the Gentiles is shown in the next clause, [even] as many as the Lord our God shall call. Peter spoke as the Spirit gave him utterance, and perhaps did not fully comprehend his own words.

Discussion for Acts 2

  • Bruce
    There is No Remission for Sin Without The Blood of The Lamb(Hebrews 9:11-28) Washed by The Blood(Revelation1-5)Then You are Clean Enough for The Holy Ghost to Move in(Mark 1:8) You Will be Changed(2 Corinthians 5:17) Impossible Not to Know. You Will Tell Others what Christ has Done in Your Life and How They Can be Saved. Without The Call of The Father Impossible( John 6:44) A Tug on Your Heart
  • 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...

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