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

New Living Translation
They stood there amazed and perplexed. “What can this mean?” they asked each other.

English Standard Version
And all were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “What does this mean?”

Berean Study Bible
Astounded and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?”

Berean Literal Bible
And all were amazed, and were perplexed, saying to one another, "What wishes this to be?"

New American Standard Bible
And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"

King James Bible
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Christian Standard Bible
They were all astounded and perplexed, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"

Contemporary English Version
Everyone was excited and confused. Some of them even kept asking each other, "What does all this mean?"

Good News Translation
Amazed and confused, they kept asking each other, "What does this mean?"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They were all astounded and perplexed, saying to one another, "What could this be?"

International Standard Version
All of them continued to be stunned and puzzled, and they kept asking one another, "What can this mean?"

NET Bible
All were astounded and greatly confused, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"

New Heart English Bible
They were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, "What does this mean?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they were all astonished and bewildered. They were saying one to another, “What is this phenomenon?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All of these devout men were stunned and puzzled. They asked each other, "What can this mean?"

New American Standard 1977
And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, “What does this mean?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they were all amazed and were in doubt, saying one to another, What does this mean?

King James 2000 Bible
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What means this?

American King James Version
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What means this?

American Standard Version
And they were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they were all astonished, and wondered, saying one to another: What meaneth this?

Darby Bible Translation
And they were all amazed and in perplexity, saying one to another, What would this mean?

English Revised Version
And they were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Webster's Bible Translation
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

Weymouth New Testament
They were all astounded and bewildered, and asked one another, "What can this mean?"

World English Bible
They were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, "What does this mean?"

Young's Literal Translation
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one unto another, 'What would this wish to be?'
Study Bible
The Holy Spirit at Pentecost
11both Jews and converts to Judaism; Cretans and Arabs—we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!” 12Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?” 13But others mocked them and said, “They are drunk on new wine!”…
Cross References
Matthew 7:28
When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were astonished at His teaching,

Mark 6:20
because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When he heard John's words, he was greatly perplexed; yet he listened to him gladly.

Acts 2:7
Astounded and amazed, they asked, "Are not all these men who are speaking Galileans?

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

Treasury of Scripture

And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What means this?

What.

Acts 10:17
Now while Peter doubted in himself what this vision which he had seen should mean, behold, the men which were sent from Cornelius had made inquiry for Simon's house, and stood before the gate,

Acts 17:20
For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.

Luke 15:26
And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.







Lexicon
Amazed
Ἐξίσταντο (Existanto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1839: From ek and histemi; to put out of wits, i.e. Astound, or become astounded, insane.

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

perplexed,
διηπόρουν (diēporoun)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1280: To be in trouble, doubt, difficulty; To be at a loss. From dia and aporeo; to be thoroughly nonplussed.

they asked
λέγοντες (legontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

one another,
ἄλλος (allos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

“What
Τί (Ti)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

does
θέλει (thelei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2309: To will, wish, desire, be willing, intend, design.

this
τοῦτο (touto)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

mean?”
εἶναι (einai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.
(12) They were all amazed, and were in doubt.--The last word is somewhat stronger in the Greek: "were much perplexed," as in Luke 24:4. No New Testament writer uses it except St. Luke.

What meaneth this?--Better, What may this mean? The same phrase occurs in Acts 17:18.

Verse 12. - Perplexed for in doubt, A.V. and T.R. 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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