Acts 1:5

For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For Iohn truely baptized with water, but ye shall be baptized with the holy Ghost, not many dayes hence.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days hence.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the baptism of John was with water, but you will have baptism with the Holy Spirit, after a little time.
- Basic English Bible

For John indeed baptised with water, but *ye* shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit after now not many days.
- Darby Bible

For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days hence.
- Webster's Bible

For John indeed baptized with water, but before many days have passed you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit."
- Weymouth Bible

For John indeed baptized in water, but you will be baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
- World English Bible

for Joon baptiside in watir, but ye schulen be baptisid in the Hooli Goost, aftir these fewe daies.
- Wycliffe Bible

because John, indeed, baptized with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit -- after not many days.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 1:5


1:5 Ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost - And so are all true believers to the end of the world. But the extraordinary gifts of the Holy Ghost also are here promised.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 1:5


Ac 1:5 John truly baptized with water. They had received John's baptism; they were now to be baptized with the Holy Spirit. Not many days hence. Only ten days after these words were spoken.

Discussion for Acts 1

  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 15:18 FOR I WILL NOT DARE TO SPEAK OF ANY OF THOSE THINGS WHICH CHRIST HATH NOT WROUGHT BY ME TO MAKE THE GENTILES OBEDIENT BY WORD AND DEED --- TITUS 2:11 FOR THE GRACE OF GOD THAT BRINGETH SALVATION HATH APPEARED TO ALL MEN --2:12-- TEACHING US THAT DENYING UNGODLINESS AND WORLDLY LUSTS WE SHOULD LIVE SOBERLY RIGHTEOUSLY AND GODLY IN THIS PRESENT WORLD
  • Ray321
    Ephesians 3:2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward. Did Apostle Paul say this. DISPENSATION
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 1:1 THE FORMER TREATISE HAVE I MADE O THEOPHILUS OF ALL THAT JESUS BEGAN BOTH TO DO AND TEACH --1:2-- UNTIL THE DAY IN WHICH HE WAS TAKEN UP AFTER THAT HE THROUGH THE HOLY SPIRIT HAD GIVEN COMMANDMENTS UNTO THE APOSTLES WHOM HE HAD CHOSEN
  • Ray321
    Acts 1:5 The promise of the Father. 5 For John truly baptized with water but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence. Act 1:6 6 When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? What the Jews wanted was a physical Kingdom and rein will Jesus, that was fore told by the Prophets.
  • A disciple
    Hi Ray; If you read carefully the whole portion you refer to; the Lord was telling them to wait for the "Power From On High" the Baptism of the Spirit; which they heard from Him they should receive. For in the same place Jesus also told them that it was not given to them to know the Day, which the Father reserves to His own Authority, for the Restoration of all things; but we need Power till then!
  • Ray321
    Acts 1:4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me. The 11 Apostles were told to stay in Jerusalem for the promise of the Father in heaven. They were waiting for the second coming of Jesus .

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