Acts 2:12
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New International Version
Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, "What does this mean?"

New Living Translation
They stood there amazed and perplexed. "What can this mean?" they asked each other.

English Standard Version
And all were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “What does this mean?”

Berean Study Bible
Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, "What does this mean?"

Berean Literal Bible
And all were amazed, and were perplexed, saying to one another, "What wishes this to be?"

New American Standard Bible
And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"

King James Bible
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They were all astounded and perplexed, saying to one another, "What could this be?"

International Standard Version
All of them continued to be stunned and puzzled, and they kept asking one another, "What can this mean?"

NET Bible
All were astounded and greatly confused, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they were all astonished and bewildered. They were saying one to another, “What is this phenomenon?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All of these devout men were stunned and puzzled. They asked each other, "What can this mean?"

New American Standard 1977
And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, “What does this mean?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they were all amazed and were in doubt, saying one to another, What does this mean?

King James 2000 Bible
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What means this?

American King James Version
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What means this?

American Standard Version
And they were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they were all astonished, and wondered, saying one to another: What meaneth this?

Darby Bible Translation
And they were all amazed and in perplexity, saying one to another, What would this mean?

English Revised Version
And they were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Webster's Bible Translation
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Weymouth New Testament
They were all astounded and bewildered, and asked one another, "What can this mean?"

World English Bible
They were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, "What does this mean?"

Young's Literal Translation
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one unto another, 'What would this wish to be?'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:5-13 The difference in languages which arose at Babel, has much hindered the spread of knowledge and religion. The instruments whom the Lord first employed in spreading the Christian religion, could have made no progress without this gift, which proved that their authority was from God.
Study Bible
The Holy Spirit at Pentecost
11both Jews and converts to Judaism; Cretans and Arabs—we hear them declaring the mighty works of God in our own tongues!” 12Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?” 13But others mocked them and said, “They are drunk on new wine!”…
Cross References
Matthew 7:28
When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at His teaching,

Mark 6:20
because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When he heard John's words, he was greatly perplexed; yet he listened to him gladly.

Acts 2:7
In wonder and amazement, they asked, "Are not all these men who are speaking Galileans?

Acts 2:11
both Jews and converts to Judaism; Cretans and Arabs--we hear them declaring the mighty works of God in our own tongues!"
Treasury of Scripture

And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What means this?

What.

Acts 10:17 Now while Peter doubted in himself what this vision which he had …

Acts 17:20 For you bring certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore …

Luke 15:26 And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.

Luke 18:36 And hearing the multitude pass by, he asked what it meant.

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