Acts 2:25
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New International Version
David said about him: "'I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

King James Bible
For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved:

Darby Bible Translation
for David says as to him, I foresaw the Lord continually before me, because he is at my right hand that I may not be moved.

World English Bible
For David says concerning him, 'I saw the Lord always before my face, For he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved.

Young's Literal Translation
for David saith in regard to him: I foresaw the Lord always before me -- because He is on my right hand -- that I may not be moved;

Acts 2:25 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For David speaketh concerning him - The quotation here is made from Psalm 16:8-11 (note), which contains a most remarkable prophecy concerning Christ, every word of which applies to him, and to him exclusively. See the notes there.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

David.

Acts 2:29,30 Men and brothers, let me freely speak to you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried...

Acts 13:32-36 And we declare to you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made to the fathers...

I foresaw.

Psalm 16:8-11 I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved...

for.

Psalm 73:23 Nevertheless I am continually with you: you have held me by my right hand.

Psalm 109:31 For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

Psalm 110:5 The Lord at your right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath.

Isaiah 41:13 For I the LORD your God will hold your right hand, saying to you, Fear not; I will help you.

Isaiah 50:7-9 For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint...

John 16:32 Behold, the hour comes, yes, is now come, that you shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone...

I should not.

Psalm 21:7 For the king trusts in the LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.

Psalm 30:6 And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.

Psalm 62:2,6 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved...

Library
November 25 Evening
Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall he saved.--ACTS 2:21. Manasseh did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, after the abominations of the heathen, and he reared up altars for Baal. And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the Lord. And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.--And
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Pentecost
Text: Acts 2, 1-13. 1 And when the day of Pentecost was now come, they were all together in one place. 2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound as of the rushing of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared unto them tongues parting asunder, like as of fire; and it sat upon each one of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. 5 Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

Peter's First Sermon
'This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses. 33. Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, He hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear. 34. For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit Thou on My right hand, 35. Until I make Thy foes Thy footstool. 36. Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

The Historical and Spiritual Causes of the Death of Christ
"Him, being by the determined will and foreknowledge of God given up, through the hand of lawless men, ye affixed to a cross and slew."--ACTS II. 23. St. Paul places this in the very forefront of that gospel which, as it had been delivered to him, so he in his turn had delivered to the Corinthians, that "Christ died for our sins." Neglecting all, deeper interpretations of this, it is at least clear that in the apostle's mind there was the closest and most intimate connexion between the death of
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis

Cross References
Psalm 16:8
I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Luke 1:6
Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord's commands and decrees blamelessly.

Acts 2:26
Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest in hope,

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