Acts 2:30

“Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore being a Prophet, and knowing that God had sworne with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loines, according to the flesh, hee would raise vp Christ, to sit on his throne:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And so, because he was a prophet and knew that GOD HAD SWORN TO HIM WITH AN OATH TO SEAT {one} OF HIS DESCENDANTS ON HIS THRONE,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins he would set `one' upon his throne;
- American Standard Version (1901)

But being a prophet, and having in mind the oath which God had given to him, that of the fruit of his body one would take his place as a king,
- Basic English Bible

Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn to him with an oath, of the fruit of his loins to set upon his throne;
- Darby Bible

Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn to him with an oath, that from the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;
- Webster's Bible

Being a Prophet, however, and knowing that God had solemnly sworn to him to seat a descendant of his upon his throne,
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore, being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him that of the fruit of his body, according to the flesh, he would raise up the Christ to sit on his throne,
- World English Bible

Therfore whanne he was a prophete, and wiste, that with a greet ooth God hadde sworn to hym, that of the fruyt of his leende schulde oon sitte on his seete,
- Wycliffe Bible

a prophet, therefore, being, and knowing that with an oath God did swear to him, out of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, to raise up the Christ, to sit upon his throne,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:30


2:30 #Psalm 89:4|, &c.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:30


Ac 2:30 Knowing that God had sworn. God had promised to David that Christ should sit on his throne. See 2Sa 7:11-16 Ps 89:3,4,35,37 132:11.

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