Acts 2:8

“And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 2:8

And how heare we euery man in our owne tongue, wherein we were borne?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And how is it that we each hear {them} in our own language to which we were born?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And how hear we, every man in our own language wherein we were born?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And how is it that every one of us is hearing their words in the language which was ours from our birth?
- Basic English Bible

and how do *we* hear [them] each in our own dialect in which we have been born,
- Darby Bible

And how do we hear every man in our own language, wherein we were born?
- Webster's Bible

How then does each of us hear his own native language spoken by them?
- Weymouth Bible

How do we hear, everyone in our own native language?
- World English Bible

and hou herden we ech man his langage in which we ben borun?
- Wycliffe Bible

and how do we hear, each in our proper dialect, in which we were born?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 2:8

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:8

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

2:9 Judea - The dialect of which greatly differed from that of Galilee. Asia - The country strictly so called.

2:10 Roman sojourners - Born at Rome, but now living at Jerusalem. These seem to have come to Jerusalem after those who are above mentioned. All of them were partly Jews by birth, and partly proselytes.

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