Acts 23:8

“For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither Angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confesse both.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor an angel, nor a spirit, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit; but the Pharisees confess both.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Sadducees say that there is no coming back from the dead, and no angels or spirits: but the Pharisees have belief in all these.
- Basic English Bible

For Sadducees say there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit; but Pharisees confess both of them.
- Darby Bible

For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both.
- Webster's Bible

For the Sadducees maintain that there is no resurrection, and neither angel nor spirit; but the Pharisees acknowledge the existence of both.
- Weymouth Bible

For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit; but the Pharisees confess all of these.
- World English Bible

For Saduceis seien, that no `rysing ayen of deed men is, nether aungel, nether spirit; but Fariseis knowlechen euer eithir.
- Wycliffe Bible

for Sadducees, indeed, say there is no rising again, nor messenger, nor spirit, but Pharisees confess both.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 23:8


23:8 The Pharisees confess both - Both the resurrection, and the existence of angels and separate spirits.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 23:8


Ac 23:8 The Sadducees say that there is no resurrection. For the doctrinal view of the Sadducees, see PNT "Mt 3:7". The statement here is fully confirmed by Josephus (see "Wars of the Jews", 2:8,14).

Discussion for Acts 23:8

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