New International Version
And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
King James Bible
And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
Darby Bible Translation
And these signs shall follow those that have believed: in my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues;
World English Bible
These signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new languages;
Young's Literal Translation
'And signs shall accompany those believing these things; in my name demons they shall cast out; with new tongues they shall speak;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These signs shall follow - Or rather, accompany; this is the proper import of the original word παρακολουθησει, from παρα with, and ακολουθεω, Ifollow.
Them that believe - The believers, as we express it; i.e. the apostles, and all those who in those primitive times were endued with miraculous powers, for the confirmation of the doctrines they preached.
In my name - That is, by the authority and influence of the almighty Jesus.
Cast out devils - Whose kingdom Jesus Christ was manifested to destroy.
Speak with new tongues - This was most literally fulfilled on the day of pentecost, Acts 2:4-19.
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"Teacher," said John, "we saw someone driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us."
The seventy-two returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name."
All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
Crowds gathered also from the towns around Jerusalem, bringing their sick and those tormented by impure spirits, and all of them were healed.
For with shrieks, impure spirits came out of many, and many who were paralyzed or lame were healed.
For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God. Then Peter said,
She kept this up for many days. Finally Paul became so annoyed that he turned around and said to the spirit, "In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!" At that moment the spirit left her.
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