John 20:22

“And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when he had said this, hee breathed on them, and saith vnto them, Receiue ye the holy Ghost.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And when He had said this, He breathed on them and *said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he had said this, breathing on them, he said to them, Let the Holy Spirit come on you:
- Basic English Bible

And having said this, he breathed into [them], and says to them, Receive [the] Holy Spirit:
- Darby Bible

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith to them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit.
- Webster's Bible

Having said this He breathed upon them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.
- Weymouth Bible

When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit!
- World English Bible

Whanne he had seid this, he blewe on hem, and seide, Take ye the Hooli Goost;
- Wycliffe Bible

and this having said, he breathed on [them], and saith to them, `Receive the Holy Spirit;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 20:22


20:22 He breathed on them - New life and vigour, and saith, as ye receive this breath out of my mouth, so receive ye the Spirit out of my fulness: the Holy Ghost influencing you in a peculiar manner, to fit you for your great embassy. This was an earnest of pentecost.


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