Acts 7:54

“When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the quick, and they {began} gnashing their teeth at him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now when they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Hearing these things, they were cut to the heart and moved with wrath against him.
- Basic English Bible

And hearing these things they were cut to the heart, and gnashed their teeth against him.
- Darby Bible

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
- Webster's Bible

As they listened to these words, they became infuriated and gnashed their teeth at him.
- Weymouth Bible

Now when they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed at him with their teeth.
- World English Bible

And thei herden these thingis, and weren dyuersli turmentid in her hertis, and grenneden with teeth on hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

And hearing these things, they were cut to the hearts, and did gnash the teeth at him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 7:54


Ac 7:54 They were cut to the heart. Convulsed with rage. Stephen's speech was now violently interrupted. Their rage is shown by their gnashing teeth.

Discussion for Acts 7

  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 7:51 YOU STIFFNECKED AND UNCIRCUMCISED IN HEART AND EARS YOU DO ALWAYS RESIST THE HOLY SPIRIT AS YOUR FATHERS DID SO DO YOU ***ACTS 3:22 FOR MOSES TRULY SAID UNTO THE FATHERS A PROPHET SHALL THE LORD YOUR GOD RAISE UP UNTO YOU OF YOUR BRETHREN LIKE UNTO ME HIM SHALL YOU HEAR --- IN ALL THINGS -- WHATSOEVER HE SHALL SAY UNTO YOU***
  • Ray321
    Acts 22:20 And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him. The Jews rejected Jesus Christ. The story goes on. The chosen man of God, Apostle Paul. God had chosen him, and gave him a lot of mysteries that nobody knew. I want to read them all.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    This is a full story of the Israelites told in one chapter. It is also a story of believing in Christ till one confronts death face to face- a story of martyrdom. Stephen saw our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ just before he "slept". We should emulate Stephen by being committed to our faith in Christ, no matter what.
  • Ray321
    Acts 7:59 And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. Jesus was standing to come down from Heaven, but when they stone Stephen, the second coming of Jesus was delayed, Jesus sat back down at the right hand of God. The Grace age begins later in the book of Acts.
  • Irene123
    V, 43 - " ... took up the tabernacle of Moloch. This is a reference to Solomon. He began right, but - he loved many women (which God did not sanction) and they led him into child sacrifice, 1 Kgs. 11:1. The 'star' of your god Remphan; Amos 5:26. The Jews still use this star.
  • Vincent Aja
    Nobody That Dies In The State Of Ignorance Or Act Of Fanaticism In Order To Be A “Martyr,” That Would Go To The Paradise. It Is Better To Know On Whose Side One Is Dying. There has to be a general understanding here just as we can see the best way to defend God, rather than fighting for God. After which when all has been done, the will of God must be done. A great lesson here is that Stephen had f

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