Acts 2:11

“Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Cretes, and Arabians, we doe heare them speake in our tongues the wonderfull workes of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.

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