Acts 5:11

“And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And great feare came vpon all the Church, and vpon as many as heard these things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And great fear came over the whole church, and over all who heard of these things.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And great fear came upon the whole church, and upon all that heard these things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then great fear came on all the church and on all who had knowledge of these things.
- Basic English Bible

And great fear came upon all the assembly, and upon all who heard these things.
- Darby Bible

And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.
- Webster's Bible

This incident struck terror into the whole Church, and into the hearts of all who heard of it.
- Weymouth Bible

Great fear came on the whole assembly, and on all who heard these things.
- World English Bible

And greet drede was maad in al the chirche, and in to alle that herden these thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and great fear came upon all the assembly, and upon all who heard these things.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 5:11


Ac 5:11 Great fear came upon all the church. Not of outward enemies, but of so sinning as to invoke the punishment of God. It was a salutary fear.

Discussion for Acts 5

  • BSP
    Verse 32: God gives his holy spirit to those who obey him.
  • Ray321
    Galatians 1:1 Paul, an apostle, not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead Apostle Paul was taught from God himself, so we must listen to what Paul has to say. 1 Corinthians 11:1 Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 5:29 THEN PETER AND THE OTHER APOSTLES ANSWERED AND SAID WE OUGHT TO --- OBEY GOD --- RATHER THAN MEN --5:30-- THE GOD OF OUR FATHERS RAISED UP JESUS WHOM YOU SLEW AND HANGED ON A TREE ***ROMANS 8:11 BUT IF THE SPIRIT OF HIM THAT RAISED UP JESUS FROM THE DEAD DWELL IN YOU HE THAT RAISED UP CHRIST FROM THE DEAD SHALL ALSO QUICKEN YOUR MORTAL BODIES BY HIS SPIRIT THAT DWELLETH IN YOU
  • Ray321
    Acts 5:3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? It's always good to give to the Lord, if not, the Lord can make you pay some way or another.
  • Bruce
    The servant is not greater than his Lord. If they have Persecuted Me, they will also Persecute You;if they have kept My saying, they will keep yours also. John 15:20./ Persecution will come to a Born-again Believer when they Preach The Way of Salvation. In the Last Days there'll be rockers: Jude:18./Ye Shall be Hated of all---: He that shall endure unto The End,---Shall be Saved. Mark 13:13
  • BSP
    Even though the apostles had been flogged and persecuted, verse 42 shows that they did not give up. This is a great example of endurance for us.

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