Acts 2:40

“And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And with many other words did hee testifie and exhort, saying, Saue your selues from this vntoward generation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And with many other words he solemnly testified and kept on exhorting them, saying, "Be saved from this perverse generation!"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And with many other words he testified, and exhorted them, saying, Save yourselves from this crooked generation.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And with more such words he gave his witness, offering them salvation and saying, Come out from this evil generation.
- Basic English Bible

And with many other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, Be saved from this perverse generation.
- Darby Bible

And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this perverse generation.
- Webster's Bible

And with many more appeals he solemnly warned and entreated them, saying, "Escape from this crooked generation."
- Weymouth Bible

With many other words he testified, and exhorted them, saying, "Save yourselves from this crooked generation!"
- World English Bible

Also with othere wordis ful many he witnesside to hem, and monestide hem, and seide, Be ye sauyd fro this schrewid generacioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

Also with many more other words he was testifying and exhorting, saying, `Be saved from this perverse generation;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:40


2:40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort - In such an accepted time we should add line upon line, and not leave off, till the thing is done. Save yourselves from this perverse generation - Many of whom were probably mocking still.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:40


Ac 2:40 Save yourselves. This was the object of the "many other words". They could "save themselves" by complying with the conditions named in Ac 2:38, and thus accepting Christ as their Savior. From this perverse generation. The wicked Jewish race.

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