Acts 4:25
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New International Version
You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David: "'Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?

New Living Translation
you spoke long ago by the Holy Spirit through our ancestor David, your servant, saying, 'Why were the nations so angry? Why did they waste their time with futile plans?

English Standard Version
who through the mouth of our father David, your servant, said by the Holy Spirit, “‘Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples plot in vain?

Berean Study Bible
You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of Your servant, our father David: 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot in vain?

Berean Literal Bible
having spoken by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of Your servant, our father David: 'Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples devise vain things?

New American Standard Bible
who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said, 'WHY DID THE GENTILES RAGE, AND THE PEOPLES DEVISE FUTILE THINGS?

King James Bible
Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You said through the Holy Spirit, by the mouth of our father David Your servant: Why did the Gentiles rage and the peoples plot futile things?

International Standard Version
You said by the Holy Spirit through the voice of our ancestor, your servant David, 'Why do the unbelievers rage, and the people devise useless plots?

NET Bible
who said by the Holy Spirit through your servant David our forefather, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot foolish things?

New Heart English Bible
who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David, your servant, said, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you are he who spoke by The Spirit of Holiness in the mouth of David, your Servant: “Why have the nations raged and the peoples devised nothingness?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You said through the Holy Spirit, who spoke through your servant David (our ancestor), 'Why do the nations act arrogantly? Why do their people devise useless plots?

New American Standard 1977
who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Thy servant, didst say,
            ‘WHY DID THE GENTILES RAGE,
            AND THE PEOPLES DEVISE FUTILE THINGS?

Jubilee Bible 2000
who (in the Holy Spirit) by the mouth of thy servant David (our father) hast said, Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine vain things?

King James 2000 Bible
Who by the mouth of your servant David has said, Why did the nations rage, and the people imagine vain things?

American King James Version
Who by the mouth of your servant David have said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?

American Standard Version
who by the Holy Spirit, by the mouth of our father David thy servant, didst say, Why did the Gentiles rage, And the peoples imagine vain things?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who, by the Holy Ghost, by the mouth of our father David, thy servant, hast said: Why did the Gentiles rage, and the people meditate vain things?

Darby Bible Translation
who hast said by the mouth of thy servant David, Why have [the] nations raged haughtily and [the] peoples meditated vain things?

English Revised Version
who by the Holy Ghost, by the mouth of our father David thy servant, didst say, Why did the Gentiles rage, And the peoples imagine vain things?

Webster's Bible Translation
Who, by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?

Weymouth New Testament
and didst say through the Holy Spirit by the lips of our forefather David Thy servant, "'Why have the nations stamped and raged, and the peoples formed futile plans?

World English Bible
who by the mouth of your servant, David, said, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?

Young's Literal Translation
who, through the mouth of David thy servant, did say, Why did nations rage, and peoples meditate vain things?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:23-31 Christ's followers do best in company, provided it is their own company. It encourages God's servants, both in doing work, and suffering work, that they serve the God who made all things, and therefore has the disposal of all events; and the Scriptures must be fulfilled. Jesus was anointed to be a Saviour, therefore it was determined he should be a sacrifice, to make atonement for sin. But sin is not the less evil for God's bringing good out of it. In threatening times, our care should not be so much that troubles may be prevented, as that we may go on with cheerfulness and courage in our work and duty. They do not pray, Lord let us go away from our work, now that it is become dangerous, but, Lord, give us thy grace to go on stedfastly in our work, and not to fear the face of man. Those who desire Divine aid and encouragement, may depend upon having them, and they ought to go forth, and go on, in the strength of the Lord God. God gave a sign of acceptance of their prayers. The place was shaken, that their faith might be established and unshaken. God gave them greater degrees of his Spirit; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, more than ever; by which they were not only encouraged, but enabled to speak the word of God with boldness. When they find the Lord God help them by his Spirit, they know they shall not be confounded, Isa 1.7.
Study Bible
The Believers' Prayer
24When the believers heard this, they lifted up their voices to God with one accord. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “You made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them. 25You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of Your servant, our father David: ‘Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot in vain? 26The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against His Anointed One.’…
Cross References
Psalm 2:1
Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Isaiah 7:7
thus says the Lord GOD: "It shall not stand nor shall it come to pass.

Matthew 3:9
And do not presume to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham.

Acts 1:16
"Brothers, the Scripture had to be fulfilled which the Holy Spirit foretold through the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide for those who arrested Jesus.
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