Acts 2:9

“Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Iudea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Parthians and Medes and Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Parthians and Medes and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, in Judaea and Cappadocia, in Pontus and Asia,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Men of Parthia, Media, and Elam, and those living in Mesopotamia, in Judaea and Cappadocia, in Pontus and Asia,
- Basic English Bible

Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and those who inhabit Mesopotamia, and Judaea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,
- Darby Bible

Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,
- Webster's Bible

Some of us are Parthians, Medes, Elamites. Some are inhabitants of Mesopotamia, of Judaea or Cappadocia, of Pontus or the Asian Province, of Phrygia or Pamphylia,
- Weymouth Bible

Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and people from Mesopotamia, Judea, Cappadocia, Pontus, Asia,
- World English Bible

Parthi, and Medi, and Elamyte, and thei that dwellen at Mesopotami, Judee, and Capodosie, and Ponte,
- Wycliffe Bible

Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and those dwelling in Mesopotamia, in Judea also, and Cappadocia, Pontus, and Asia,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:9


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


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:9


Ac 2:9 The long list of nations embraces the various races embraced in the "we" of Ac 2:8: Parthians. Parthia was east of the Tigris. Medes. Media, another part of the Medo-Persian empire, east of the Tigris. Elamites. Elam was an ancient name of Persia. Mesopotamia was the seat of Babylon. These four countries just named were thickly populated with Jews descended from those carried into captivity by Nebuchadnezzar. Cappadocia. A Roman province not far from the Black Sea. Pontus. A province south and east of the Black Sea. Asia. The Roman province of which Ephesus was the capital. All the "seven churches" were in the province called "Asia" (Re 1:4,11).

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