New American Standard Bible
For He had not yet fallen upon any of them; they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
King James Bible
(For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)
Darby Bible Translation
for he was not yet fallen upon any of them, only they were baptised to the name of the Lord Jesus.
World English Bible
for as yet he had fallen on none of them. They had only been baptized in the name of Christ Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation
for as yet he was fallen upon none of them, and only they have been baptized -- to the name of the Lord Jesus;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He was fallen - This expression is several times applied to the Holy Spirit, Acts 10:44; Acts 11:15. It does not differ materially from the common expression, "The Holy Spirit descended." It means that he came from heaven; and the expression "to fall," applied to his influences, denotes the "rapidity" and "suddenness" of his coming. Compare Acts 19:2.
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'And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. 3. As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. 4. Therefore they that were scattered abroad went everywhere …
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"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay on for a few days.
He said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" And they said to him, "No, we have not even heard whether there is a Holy Spirit."
When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?
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