Acts 2:37
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New International Version
When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"

New Living Translation
Peter's words pierced their hearts, and they said to him and to the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?"

English Standard Version
Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?”

Berean Study Bible
When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and asked Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"

Berean Literal Bible
And having heard, they were pierced to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Men, brothers, what shall we do?"

New American Standard Bible
Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren, what shall we do?"

King James Bible
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When they heard this, they came under deep conviction and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles: "Brothers, what must we do?""

International Standard Version
When the crowd that had gathered heard this, they were pierced to the heart. They asked Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?"

NET Bible
Now when they heard this, they were acutely distressed and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "What should we do, brothers?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they heard these things. They were stricken in their hearts, and they said to Shimeon and to the rest of the Apostles, “What should we do, brothers?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the people heard this, they were deeply upset. They asked Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?"

New American Standard 1977
Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brethren, what shall we do?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

King James 2000 Bible
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their hearts, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

American King James Version
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brothers, what shall we do?

American Standard Version
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what shall we do?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now when they had heard these things, they had compunction in their heart, and said to Peter, and to the rest of the apostles: What shall we do, men and brethren?

Darby Bible Translation
And having heard [it] they were pricked in heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, What shall we do, brethren?

English Revised Version
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what shall we do?

Webster's Bible Translation
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men, brethren, what shall we do?

Weymouth New Testament
Stung to the heart by these words, they said to Peter and the rest of the Apostles, "Brethren, what are we to do?"

World English Bible
Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"

Young's Literal Translation
And having heard, they were pricked to the heart; they say also to Peter, and to the rest of the apostles, 'What shall we do, men, brethren?'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:37-41 From the first delivery of that Divine message, it appeared that there was Divine power going with it; and thousands were brought to the obedience of faith. But neither Peter's words, nor the miracle they witnessed, could have produced such effects, had not the Holy Spirit been given. Sinners, when their eyes are opened, cannot but be pricked to the heart for sin, cannot but feel an inward uneasiness. The apostle exhorted them to repent of their sins, and openly to avow their belief in Jesus as the Messiah, by being baptized in his name. Thus professing their faith in Him, they would receive remission of their sins, and partake of the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit. To separate from wicked people, is the only way to save ourselves from them. Those who repent of their sins, and give up themselves to Jesus Christ, must prove their sincerity by breaking off from the wicked. We must save ourselves from them; which denotes avoiding them with dread and holy fear. By God's grace three thousand persons accepted the gospel invitation. There can be no doubt that the gift of the Holy Ghost, which they all received, and from which no true believer has ever been shut out, was that Spirit of adoption, that converting, guiding, sanctifying grace, which is bestowed upon all the members of the family of our heavenly Father. Repentance and remission of sins are still preached to the chief of sinners, in the Redeemer's name; still the Holy Spirit seals the blessing on the believer's heart; still the encouraging promises are to us and our children; and still the blessings are offered to all that are afar off.
Study Bible
Three Thousand Believe
36Therefore let all Israel know with certainty that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ!” 37When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and asked Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.…
Cross References
Psalm 73:21
When my heart was embittered And I was pierced within,

Ecclesiastes 12:11
The words of wise men are like goads, and masters of these collections are like well-driven nails; they are given by one Shepherd.

Luke 3:10
The crowds asked him, "What then should we do?"

Luke 3:12
Even tax collectors came to be baptized. "Teacher," they asked, "what should we do?"

Acts 5:33
When Council members heard this, they were enraged and wanted to put the apostles to death.

Acts 16:30
Then he brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"
Treasury of Scripture

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brothers, what shall we do?

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Acts 5:33 When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.

Acts 7:54 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they …

Ezekiel 7:16 But they that escape of them shall escape, and shall be on the mountains …

Zechariah 12:10 And I will pour on the house of David, and on the inhabitants of …

Luke 3:10 And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then?

John 8:9 And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, …

John 16:8-11 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, …

Romans 7:9 For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, …

1 Corinthians 14:24,25 But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believes not, or …

Hebrews 4:12,13 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any …

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Acts 1:16 Men and brothers, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled…

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Acts 9:5,6 And he said, Who are you, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom …

Acts 16:29-31 Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and …

Acts 22:10 And I said, What shall I do, LORD? And the Lord said to me, Arise, …

Acts 24:25,26 And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to …

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