Acts 11:15
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New International Version
"As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit came on them as he had come on us at the beginning.

New Living Translation
"As I began to speak," Peter continued, "the Holy Spirit fell on them, just as he fell on us at the beginning.

English Standard Version
As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them just as on us at the beginning.

Berean Study Bible
As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, just as He had come upon us at the beginning.

Berean Literal Bible
And in my beginning to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them, even as also upon us in the beginning.

New American Standard Bible
"And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them just as He did upon us at the beginning.

King James Bible
And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit came down on them, just as on us at the beginning.

International Standard Version
"When I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them just as he was first given to us.

NET Bible
Then as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them just as he did on us at the beginning.

New Heart English Bible
As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, even as on us at the beginning.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And as I was continuing to speak there, The Spirit of Holiness rested upon them as when upon us from the first.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"When I began to speak, the Holy Spirit came to these people. This was the same thing that happened to us in the beginning.

New American Standard 1977
“And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them, just as He did upon us at the beginning.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

King James 2000 Bible
And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

American King James Version
And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

American Standard Version
And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, even as on us at the beginning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when I had begun to speak, the Holy Ghost fell upon them, as upon us also in the beginning.

Darby Bible Translation
And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them even as upon us also at the beginning.

English Revised Version
And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, even as on us at the beginning.

Webster's Bible Translation
And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

Weymouth New Testament
"And," said Peter, "no sooner had I begun to speak than the Holy Spirit fell upon them, just as He fell upon us at the first.

World English Bible
As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, even as on us at the beginning.

Young's Literal Translation
'And in my beginning to speak, the Holy Spirit did fall upon them, even as also upon us in the beginning,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:1-18 The imperfect state of human nature strongly appears, when godly persons are displeased even to hear that the word of God has been received, because their own system has not been attended to. And we are too apt to despair of doing good to those who yet, when tried, prove very teachable. It is the bane and damage of the church, to shut out those from it, and from the benefit of the means of grace, who are not in every thing as we are. Peter stated the whole affair. We should at all times bear with the infirmities of our brethren; and instead of taking offence, or answering with warmth, we should explain our motives, and show the nature of our proceedings. That preaching is certainly right, with which the Holy Ghost is given. While men are very zealous for their own regulations, they should take care that they do not withstand God; and those who love the Lord will glorify him, when made sure that he has given repentance to life to any fellow-sinners. Repentance is God's gift; not only his free grace accepts it, but his mighty grace works it in us, grace takes away the heart of stone, and gives us a heart of flesh. The sacrifice of God is a broken spirit.
Study Bible
Peter's Report at Jerusalem
14He will convey to you a message by which you and all your household will be saved.’ 15As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, just as He had come upon us at the beginning. 16Then I remembered the word of the Lord, as He used to say, ‘John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.’…
Cross References
Acts 2:4
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.

Acts 9:43
And Peter stayed for several days in Joppa with a tanner named Simon.

Acts 10:44
While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard his message.
Treasury of Scripture

And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

as I.

Acts 10:34-44 Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that …

the Holy Ghost.

Acts 10:45,46 And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many …

Acts 19:6 And when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Ghost came on …

as on.

Acts 2:2-12 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty …

Acts 4:31 And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled …

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