New International Version
When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied.
King James Bible
And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.
Darby Bible Translation
And Paul having laid [his] hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied.
World English Bible
When Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke with other languages and prophesied.
Young's Literal Translation
and Paul having laid on them his hands, the Holy Spirit came upon them, they were speaking also with tongues, and prophesying,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They spake with tongues, and prophesied - They received the miraculous gift of different languages; and in those languages they taught to the people the great doctrines of the Christian religion; for this appears to be the meaning of the word προεφητευον, prophesied, as it is used above.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the Holy Ghost.
'...Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?' --ACTS xix. 15. These exorcists had no personal union with Jesus. To them He was only 'Jesus whom Paul preached.' They spoke His name tentatively, as an experiment, and imitatively. To command 'in the name of Jesus' was an appeal to Jesus to glorify His name and exert His power, and so when the speaker had no real faith in the name or the power, there was no answer, because there was really no appeal. I. The only power which can cast out the evil …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
They presented these men to the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.
Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.
For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God. Then Peter said,
Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul.
There were about twelve men in all.
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