Acts 2:11
New International Version
(both Jews and converts to Judaism); Cretans and Arabs--we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!"

New Living Translation
(both Jews and converts to Judaism), Cretans, and Arabs. And we all hear these people speaking in our own languages about the wonderful things God has done!"

English Standard Version
both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabians—we hear them telling in our own tongues the mighty works of God.”

Berean Study Bible
both Jews and converts to Judaism; Cretans and Arabs—we hear them declaring the mighty works of God in our own tongues!”

Berean Literal Bible
both Jews and converts; Cretans and Arabs--we hear them speaking in our own tongues the great things of God!"

New American Standard Bible
Cretans and Arabs-- we hear them in our own tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God."

King James Bible
Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

Christian Standard Bible
Cretans and Arabs--we hear them declaring the magnificent acts of God in our own tongues."

Contemporary English Version
Crete, and Arabia. Some of us were born Jews, and others of us have chosen to be Jews. Yet we all hear them using our own languages to tell the wonderful things God has done.

Good News Translation
both Jews and Gentiles converted to Judaism, and some of us are from Crete and Arabia--yet all of us hear them speaking in our own languages about the great things that God has done!"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Cretans and Arabs--we hear them speaking the magnificent acts of God in our own languages."

International Standard Version
Cretans, and Arabs, listening to them talk in our own languages about the great deeds of God?"

NET Bible
both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabs--we hear them speaking in our own languages about the great deeds God has done!"

New Heart English Bible
Cretans and Arabians: we hear them speaking in our tongues the mighty works of God."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And who are from Crete, and Arabians, behold, we are hearing from those who are speaking in our own dialects, the wonders of God.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Crete, and Arabia. We hear these men in our own languages as they tell about the miracles that God has done."

New American Standard 1977
Cretans and Arabs—we hear them in our own tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Cretes and Arabians, we hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

King James 2000 Bible
Cretans and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

American King James Version
Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

American Standard Version
Cretans and Arabians, we hear them speaking in our tongues the mighty works of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jews also, and proselytes, Cretes, and Arabians: we have heard them speak in our own tongues the wonderful works of God.

Darby Bible Translation
Cretans and Arabians, we hear them speaking in our own tongues the great things of God?

English Revised Version
Cretans and Arabians, we do hear them speaking in our tongues the mighty works of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Cretes and Arabians we hear them speak in our languages the wonderful works of God.

Weymouth New Testament
Yet we all alike hear these Galilaeans speaking in our own language about the wonderful things which God has done."

World English Bible
Cretans and Arabians: we hear them speaking in our languages the mighty works of God!"

Young's Literal Translation
Cretes and Arabians, we did hear them speaking in our tongues the great things of God.'
Study Bible
The Holy Spirit at Pentecost
10Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome, 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?”…
Cross References
Acts 2:10
Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome,

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

Acts 27:7
After sailing slowly for many days, we arrived off Cnidus. When the wind impeded us, we sailed to the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone.

Acts 27:12
Since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority decided to sail on, if somehow they could reach Phoenix to winter there. Phoenix was a harbor in Crete facing both southwest and northwest.

Acts 27:13
When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thought they had their opportunity. So they weighed anchor and sailed along, hugging the coast of Crete.

Titus 1:12
As one of their own prophets has said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."

Treasury of Scripture

Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

Cretes.

Acts 27:7,12
And when we had sailed slowly many days, and scarce were come over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under Crete, over against Salmone; …

Titus 1:5,12
For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: …

Arabians.

1 Kings 10:15
Beside that he had of the merchantmen, and of the traffick of the spice merchants, and of all the kings of Arabia, and of the governors of the country.

2 Chronicles 17:11
Also some of the Philistines brought Jehoshaphat presents, and tribute silver; and the Arabians brought him flocks, seven thousand and seven hundred rams, and seven thousand and seven hundred he goats.

2 Chronicles 26:7
And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Mehunims.

wonderful.

Exodus 15:11
Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Job 9:10
Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.

Psalm 26:7
That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.







Lexicon
both
τε (te)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 5037: And, both. A primary particle of connection or addition; both or also.

Jews
Ἰουδαῖοί (Ioudaioi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2453: Jewish. From Iouda; Judaean, i.e. Belonging to Jehudah.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

converts to Judaism;
προσήλυτοι (prosēlytoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4339: From the alternate of proserchomai; an arriver from a foreign region, i.e., an acceder to Judaism.

Cretans
Κρῆτες (Krētes)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2912: A Cretan, an inhabitant of Crete. From Krete; a Cretan, i.e. Inhabitant of Crete.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Arabs—
Ἄραβες (Arabes)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 690: An Arabian. From Arabia; an Arab or native of Arabia.

we hear
ἀκούομεν (akouomen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

them
αὐτῶν (autōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

declaring
λαλούντων (lalountōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

the
τὰ (ta)
Article - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

mighty works
μεγαλεῖα (megaleia)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3167: Grand, magnificent, splendid. From megas; magnificent, i.e. a conspicuous favor, or perfection.

of God
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

[in] our own
ἡμετέραις (hēmeterais)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Feminine 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2251: Our, our own. From thnetos; our.

tongues!”
γλώσσαις (glōssais)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1100: The tongue; by implication, a language.
(11) The wonderful works of God.--Better, the great things, or the majesty, of God. The word is the same as in Luke 1:49. The word points, as has been said above, distinctly to words of praise and not of teaching.

Verse 11. - Cretans for Cretes, A.V. ; speaking for speak, A.V.; mighty for wonderful, A.V. (τὰ μεγαλεῖα). 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.
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