Acts 4:29

“And now Lord, behold their threatnings, and graunt vnto thy seruants, that with all boldnesse they may speake thy word,”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word,
- King James Version

"And now, Lord, take note of their threats, and grant that Your bond-servants may speak Your word with all confidence,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And now, Lord, look upon their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants to speak thy word with all boldness,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And now, Lord, take note of their cruel words, and give your servants power to be preachers of your word without fear,
- Basic English Bible

And now, Lord, look upon their threatenings, and give to thy bondmen with all boldness to speak thy word,
- Darby Bible

And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant to thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word,
- Webster's Bible

And now, Lord, listen to their threats, and enable Thy servants to proclaim Thy Message with fearless courage,
- Weymouth Bible

Now, Lord, look at their threats, and grant to your servants to speak your word with all boldness,
- World English Bible

And now, Lord, biholde in to the thretnyngis of hem, and graunte to thi seruauntis to speke thi word with al trist,
- Wycliffe Bible

`And now, Lord, look upon their threatenings, and grant to Thy servants with all freedom to speak Thy word,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 4:29


Ac 4:29,30 And now, Lord, . . . grant. Note their petition. They do not ask to be saved from pain, persecution, or death. There is nothing asked for themselves personally, but they ask (1) that they may have boldness, in the face of threats, to speak the word, and (2) that God would bear them witness by gifts of miraculous power. Their prayer is all for the work's sake.

Discussion for Acts 4

  • Bonita R Kenney
    I have asked myself how do I increase in love and the power. So I am not lacking or diminishing in God's word. God's power does not work in you, if you don't work the word to get the love of Christ, and the power is in his word to manifest the power to work by believing and walking in faith. I have faith in the works because of the word of God.
  • Barbara
    KJ version is only translation that uses the phrase Acts 4:30 By the Name of Jesus not through the Name of Jesus. This gives two different meanings to me. Am I missing something here or am I misunderstanding
  • BSP
    Verse 13~They were outspoken because they had the holy spirit which gave them the boldness to be fearlessly outspoken.
  • Lilian
    There are no other name given under the heaven its only Jesus Its only Jesus died on the cross and shed his blood for us so that you and me will be saved the stone has turn away and this is symbolises that Jesus resurrection and was raised from the dead thanks to your blood Lord Jesus my Jehova Shalom
  • BSP
    Verse 12- there is no salvation in anyone else but Jesus and their is no other true path to follow.
  • BSP
    Verse 3~Persecution arose soon after holy spirit was poured out. Satan uses his earthly agents to try and stop the progress of the true Christian congregation.

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