New Living Translation
God knows people's hearts, and he confirmed that he accepts Gentiles by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as he did to us.
King James Bible
And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;
Darby Bible Translation
And the heart-knowing God bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit as to us also,
World English Bible
God, who knows the heart, testified about them, giving them the Holy Spirit, just like he did to us.
Young's Literal Translation
and the heart-knowing God did bare them testimony, having given to them the Holy Spirit, even as also to us,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:8 God bare them witness - That he had accepted them, by giving them the Holy Ghost.
"Jesus of Nazareth, a Biography, by John Mark," recognizes the author of the second Gospel as that "John, whose surname was Mark" (Acts 15:37), whom Barnabas chose as companion when he sailed for Cyprus on his second missionary journey. In making use of the new title, the plan of the Editor is to present "The Gospel: According to Mark" as it would be printed were it written in the twentieth rather than the first century. Mark's Gospel has been chosen for this purpose to make available in more readable …
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But Jesus didn't trust them, because he knew human nature.
Then they all prayed, "O Lord, you know every heart. Show us which of these men you have chosen
And everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit and began speaking in other languages, as the Holy Spirit gave them this ability.
Even as Peter was saying these things, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who were listening to the message.
"Can anyone object to their being baptized, now that they have received the Holy Spirit just as we did?"
"For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us to lay no greater burden on you than these few requirements:
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