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.

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