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

  • David ramirez [email protected]
    Baptism is one step closer to getting into heaven the next step is speaking in other tongues wish only god well understands you are baptized with the holy ghost 1Corinthians14 "For he that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him." also you would have to start living a holy life to take care of your body because it is gods temple. 1Corth619
  • Anne
    Thank God for the Holy Spirit who leads and guides us into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak; and he will show us things to come.
    (John 16:13)
  • Iwillgo
    baptism is FOR one thing only REMISSION OF SINS. this is the last step to becoming a CHRISTIAN.
  • Chuck
    Remember the question that was asked of Peter. What must we do? Peter told the people what they must do:acts2:38 and who else should dothis:acts2:39
  • Ray321
    Acts 7:55 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, Before Stephen got stone, Jesus was standing to come down from Heaven, but when Stephen died, Jesus sat back down. There was a reason for Jesus for standing. The Mystery
  • Ray321
    Acts 2:16 But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel The Apostles thought they were on the last days. Joel 1:15 15 Alas for the day! for the day of the Lord is at hand, and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come. The Apostle knew the day of the Lord was near. They were living it , but something stops all that, in chapter 7, the stoning of Stephen. Jews rejected Christ.

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