New Living Translation
And everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit and began speaking in other languages, as the Holy Spirit gave them this ability.
King James Bible
And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Darby Bible Translation
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues as the Spirit gave to them to speak forth.
World English Bible
They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other languages, as the Spirit gave them the ability to speak.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, according as the Spirit was giving them to declare.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:4 And they began to speak with other tongues - The miracle was not in the ears of the hearers, (as some have unaccountably supposed,) but in the mouth of the speakers. And this family praising God together, with the tongues of all the world, was an earnest that the whole world should in due time praise God in their various tongues. As the Spirit gave them utterance - Moses, the type of the law, was of a slow tongue; but the Gospel speaks with a fiery and flaming one.
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'Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.'--ACTS ii. 36. It is no part of my purpose at this time to consider the special circumstances under which these words were spoken, nor even to enter upon an exposition of their whole scope. I select them for one reason, the occurrence in them of the three names by which we designate our Saviour--Jesus, Lord, Christ. To us they are very little more than three proper …
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1 Samuel 1:14
"Must you come here drunk?" he demanded. "Throw away your wine!"
These miraculous signs will accompany those who believe: They will cast out demons in my name, and they will speak in new languages.
John baptized with water, but in just a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit."
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere--in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Then, what looked like flames or tongues of fire appeared and settled on each of them.
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers and elders of our people,
After this prayer, the meeting place shook, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. Then they preached the word of God with boldness.
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