Author: Ron Graham

Book of Acts

Acts 2:1-14
—Verse by verse

This page is a study of Acts 2:1-14. These verses tell of how the apostles received power through a baptism of the Holy Spirit. This fulfilled the promise Jesus had made to them just before his ascension (Acts 1:8).

Acts 2

The Apostles Receive Power From on High.

Verse 1

¶ "When the day of Pentecost was in full swing, they were all together, fiercely united (Acts 2:1).

Verse 2

¶ "And a sound came unexpectedly out of heaven, as borne of a violent wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting." (Acts 2:2).

Verse 3

¶ "And they could see divided tongues like flames, and one sat upon each of them." (Acts 2:3).

Verse 4

¶ "And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave utterance to them." (Acts 2:4).

Verse 5

¶ "Many Jews were staying in Jerusalem, pious men from every nation under heaven." (Acts 2:5).

Verse 6

¶ "The crowd gathered as the news spread, and they were confounded, because each heard them speak in his own language." (Acts 2:6).

Verse 7

¶ "And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying to each other, 'Look, aren't all those who speak Galilaeans?' " (Acts 2:7).

Verse 8

¶ "How then do we each hear in the language of our birthplace?" (Acts 2:8).

Verse 9

¶ " 'Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,' " (Acts 2:9).

Verse 10

¶ "Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes," (Acts 2:10).

Verse 11

¶ "Cretes and Arabians, we hear them speak in our own tongues the wonderful works of God!' " (Acts 2:11).

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Verse 12

¶ "And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to one another, 'What can this mean?' " (Acts 2:12).

Verse 13

¶ "Others mocked: they said, 'These men are full of sweet wine!' " (Acts 2:13).

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