Acts 4:8

“Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then Peter filled with the holy Ghost, said vnto them, Ye rulers of the people, and Elders of Israel,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers and elders of the people,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Peter, being full of the Holy Spirit, said to them, O you rulers of the people and men of authority,
- Basic English Bible

Then Peter, filled with [the] Holy Spirit, said to them, Rulers of the people and elders [of Israel],
- Darby Bible

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,
- Webster's Bible

Then Peter was filled with the Holy Spirit, and he replied, "Rulers and Elders of the people,
- Weymouth Bible

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "You rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,
- World English Bible

Thanne Petre was fillid with the Hooli Goost, and seide to hem, Ye pryncis of the puple, and ye eldre men, here ye.
- Wycliffe Bible

Then Peter, having been filled with the Holy Spirit, said unto them: `Rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 4:8


4:8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost - That moment. God moves his instruments, not when they please, but just when he sees it needful. Ye rulers - He gives them the honour due to their office.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 4:8


Ac 4:8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost. They had been promised the Divine help when put on trial (Mt 10:19,20). It was now given. Here was an opportunity to preach Christ to the very body that had sent him to death.

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