Acts 10:47
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English Standard Version
“Can anyone withhold water for baptizing these people, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?”

King James Bible
Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

American Standard Version
Can any man forbid the water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as well as we?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Peter answered: Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Ghost, as well as we?

English Revised Version
Can any man forbid the water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

Webster's Bible Translation
Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as well as we?

Weymouth New Testament
"Can any one forbid the use of water, and object to these persons being baptized--men who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did?"

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Vincent's Word Studies

Water (τὸ ὕδωρ)

Note the article: the water; co-ordinating the water with the Spirit (see 1 John 5:8), and designating water as the recognized and customary element of baptism.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Acts 8:12,36 But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized...

Acts 11:15-17 And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning...

Acts 15:8,9 And God, which knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did to us...

Genesis 17:24-26 And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin...

Romans 4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised...

Romans 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich to all that call on him.

Cross References
Acts 2:4
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Acts 8:36
And as they were going along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, "See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?"

Acts 10:44
While Peter was still saying these things, the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard the word.

Acts 11:17
If then God gave the same gift to them as he gave to us when we believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God's way?"

Acts 15:8
And God, who knows the heart, bore witness to them, by giving them the Holy Spirit just as he did to us,

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