Acts 2:5

“And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there were dwelling at Hierusalem Iewes, deuout men, out of euery nation vnder heauen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now there were Jews living in Jerusalem, devout men from every nation under heaven.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now there were living at Jerusalem, Jews, God-fearing men, from every nation under heaven.
- Basic English Bible

Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, pious men, from every nation of those under heaven.
- Darby Bible

And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven.
- Webster's Bible

Now there were Jews residing in Jerusalem, devout men from every part of the world.
- Weymouth Bible

Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under the sky.
- World English Bible

And ther weren in Jerusalem dwellinge Jewis, religiouse men, of ech nacioun that is vndur heuene.
- Wycliffe Bible

And there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation of those under the heaven,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:5


2:5 And there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews - Gathered from all parts by the peculiar providence of God.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:5


Ac 2:5 There were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men. Devout Jews who had come up to the great feast of Pentecost. The Jews were already scattered in many nations, but foreign Jews were wont to flock to the great national feasts. Some, too, had come to end their days at Jerusalem. Every nation under heaven. From all quarters of the world. Jews, in foreign lands, attended Pentecost in larger numbers than the other feasts, because the time of year favored travel.

Discussion for Acts 2

  • Redeemed
    To Ben: in order to be saved you must believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, Repent of your sins and if you believe with all your heart that Jesus is the Son of God you can be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remmission or removal of your sins and you will receive the gift of the Holy Ghost it's Gods promise to you now you are in him and called by his name and you are an heir with him to
  • Ben
    What does this mean it is saying to be saved you haft to receive the gift of the Holy Ghost and to do that you haft to truely repent and then be baptized in the name of Jesus not the trinity but Jesus name and with the the evidence of speaking in tounges
  • Love for Truth
    Calling upon the name of the of the Lord is definitely a part of our salvation further study and prayer is necessary for a more complete understanding of what is required. Mark 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.Titus 3;5 He saved us by the washing of regeneration and the renewing of the Holy Ghost the same Acts 2:4 Holy Ghost.Jesus loves us all don't reject His promise
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 10:13 FOR WHOSOEVER SHALL CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED 2 TIMOTHY 2:19 NEVERTHELESS THE FOUNDATION OF GOD STANDETH SURE HAVING THIS SEAL THE LORD KNOWETH THEM THAT ARE HIS AND LET EVERYONE THAT NAMETH THE NAME OF CHRIST DEPART FROM INIQUITY ACTS 3:26 UNTO YOU FIRST GOD HAVING RAISED UP HIS SON JESUS SENT HIM TO BLESS YOU IN TURNING EVERYONE OF YOU FROM HIS INIQUITIES ISAIAH 8:16 BIND UP THE TESTIMONY SEAL THE LAW AMONG MY DISCIPLES EPHESIANS 1:13 IN WHOM YOU ALSO TRUSTED --- AFTER --- THAT YOU HEARD --- THE WORD OF TRUTH --- THE GOSPEL OF YOUR SALVATION IN WHOM ALSO AFTER THAT YOU BELIEVED YOU WERE SEALED WITH THAT HOLY SPIRIT OF PROMISE ROMANS 8:2 FOR THE --- LAW --- OF THE SPIRIT OF LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS HATH MADE ME FREE FROM THE LAW OF SIN AND DEATH
  • Love for Truth
    I thank my God for everyone on here who has obeyed Acts 2:38 and those that are on there way to obeying it .Do npt resist or reject this verse holds the keys to the kingdom of heaven which Jesus told Nicodemus he could not enter into heaven without John 3:3-5. Obey and recieve the Acts 2:4 promise.The promise is unto UActs 2:39 and unto all
  • Lilian
    Those who call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Thank you Jesus i believed you Jesus that you are Son of the living God. I trust you Lord and worship you alone for you are worthy to be praise you are my Rock and my Salvation amen

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