Acts 4:25

“Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who by the mouth of thy seruant Dauid hast saide, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vaine things?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

who by the Holy Spirit, {through} the mouth of our father David Your servant, said, 'WHY DID THE GENTILES RAGE, AND THE PEOPLES DEVISE FUTILE THINGS?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who by the Holy Spirit, `by' the mouth of our father David thy servant, didst say, Why did the Gentiles rage, And the peoples imagine vain things?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who has said, by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David your servant, Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish?
- Basic English Bible

who hast said by the mouth of thy servant David, Why have [the] nations raged haughtily and [the] peoples meditated vain things?
- Darby Bible

Who, by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
- Webster's Bible

and didst say through the Holy Spirit by the lips of our forefather David Thy servant, "`Why have the nations stamped and raged, and the peoples formed futile plans?
- Weymouth Bible

who by the mouth of your servant, David, said, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?
- World English Bible

bi the mouth of oure fadir Dauid, thi child, Whi hethen men gnastiden with teeth togidre, and the puplis thouyten veyn thingis?
- Wycliffe Bible

who, through the mouth of David thy servant, did say, Why did nations rage, and peoples meditate vain things?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 4:25


4:25 #Psalm 2:1|.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 4:25


Ac 4:25 Why did the heathen rage? Quoted from Ps 2:1,2. The predicted facts were all fulfilled in the trial and death of Christ. Ac 4:27 shows how they were fulfilled.

Discussion for Acts 4

  • Irene123
    V. 4 - ".....the number which heard and believed was about 5,000." Acts 2:39 or 40 - ".....about 3,000 were added to the church." These nos. sound fantastic and of course these nos. don't happen today. BUT - they do!! The church is all around the WORLD now, and these same nos. are going on today, albeit over a wider area.
  • Renee Allen
    Annas was high priest.after you all comment try questions it will give you questions and answers about the chapters.
  • Bud
    Marat: You are correct in one way for Caiaphas was high the year that Jesus was arrested John 18:13. But when Peter and John was arrested Annas was high priest in that year, Acts 4:6 check it out. Good study.
  • Marat
    Your answer Annah to the question: Who was the high priest when Peter and John were arrested at the temple? is incorrect. The correct answer is Caiaphas. See John 18:13, Annah was father-in-law of Caiaphas who was a high priest for that year.
  • Gilberto jimenez
    To the former muslin. AMEN brother Looking forward to meeting you in our personal Lord and Savior's kingdom of heaven
  • Irene123
    v.13 - tells me that the Jewish muckety-mucks KNEW pretty much all about it; they knew the O.T. prophecies and that Jesus had fulfilled them. But, by now, they had their own agenda, which bro"t in more to the coffers, and gave them more power.

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