Acts 2:6

“Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that euery man heard them speake in his owne language.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And when this sound occurred, the crowd came together, and were bewildered because each one of them was hearing them speak in his own language.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when this sound was heard, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speaking in his own language.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when this sound came to their ears, they all came together, and were greatly surprised because every man was hearing the words of the disciples in his special language.
- Basic English Bible

But the rumour of this having spread, the multitude came together and were confounded, because each one heard them speaking in his own dialect.
- Darby Bible

Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because every man heard them speak in his own language.
- Webster's Bible

So when this noise was heard, they came crowding together, and were amazed because everyone heard his own language spoken.
- Weymouth Bible

When this sound was heard, the multitude came together, and were bewildered, because everyone heard them speaking in his own language.
- World English Bible

And whanne this vois was maad, the multitude cam togidere, and thei weren astonyed in thouyt, for ech man herde hem spekinge in his langage.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the rumour of this having come, the multitude came together, and was confounded, because they were each one hearing them speaking in his proper dialect,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:6


2:6 The multitude came together, and were confounded - The motions of their minds were swift and various.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:6


Ac 2:6 When this was noised abroad. "When this sound was heard" (Revised Version). The multitude came together. Led by the sound and the marvelous events. Speak in his own language. Of the foreign country in which he had been reared.

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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