2:1 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.
2:1 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.

2:2 And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
2:2 And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.

2:3 And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed and resting on each one of them.
2:3 Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them.

2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability.

2:5 Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven.
2:5 Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven living in Jerusalem.

2:6 And at this sound the multitude came together, and they were bewildered, because each one heard them speaking in his own language.
2:6 And at this sound the crowd gathered and was bewildered, because each one heard them speaking in the native language of each.

2:7 And they were amazed and wondered, saying, "Are not all these who are speaking Galileans?
2:7 Amazed and astonished, they asked, "Are not all these who are speaking Galileans?

2:8 And how is it that we hear, each of us in his own native language?
2:8 And how is it that we hear, each of us, in our own native language?

2:9 Par'thians and Medes and E'lamites and residents of Mesopota'mia, Judea and Cappado'cia, Pontus and Asia,
2:9 Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,

2:10 Phryg'ia and Pamphyl'ia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyre'ne, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes,
2:10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes,

2:11 Cretans and Arabians, we hear them telling in our own tongues the mighty works of God."
2:11 Cretans and Arabs--in our own languages we hear them speaking about God's deeds of power."

2:12 And all were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"
2:12 All were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"

2:13 But others mocking said, "They are filled with new wine."
2:13 But others sneered and said, "They are filled with new wine."

2:14 But Peter, standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and addressed them, "Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and give ear to my words.
2:14 But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them, "Men of Judea and all who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and listen to what I say.

2:15 For these men are not drunk, as you suppose, since it is only the third hour of the day;
2:15 Indeed, these are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o'clock in the morning.

2:16 but this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel:
2:16 No, this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel:

2:17 `And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams;
2:17 'In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.

2:18 yea, and on my menservants and my maidservants in those days I will pour out my Spirit; and they shall prophesy.
2:18 Even upon my slaves, both men and women, in those days I will pour out my Spirit; and they shall prophesy.

2:19 And I will show wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth beneath, blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke;
2:19 And I will show portents in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and smoky mist.

2:20 the sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, before the day of the Lord comes, the great and manifest day.
2:20 The sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood, before the coming of the Lord's great and glorious day.

2:21 And it shall be that whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.'
2:21 Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.'

2:22 "Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with mighty works and wonders and signs which God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know --
2:22 "You that are Israelites, listen to what I have to say: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with deeds of power, wonders, and signs that God did through him among you, as you yourselves know--

2:23 this Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of lawless men.
2:23 this man, handed over to you according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of those outside the law.

2:24 But God raised him up, having loosed the pangs of death, because it was not possible for him to be held by it.
2:24 But God raised him up, having freed him from death, because it was impossible for him to be held in its power.

2:25 For David says concerning him, `I saw the Lord always before me, for he is at my right hand that I may not be shaken;
2:25 For David says concerning him, 'I saw the Lord always before me, for he is at my right hand so that I will not be shaken;

2:26 therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced; moreover my flesh will dwell in hope.
2:26 therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced; moreover my flesh will live in hope.

2:27 For thou wilt not abandon my soul to Hades, nor let thy Holy One see corruption.
2:27 For you will not abandon my soul to Hades, or let your Holy One experience corruption.

2:28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou wilt make me full of gladness with thy presence.'
2:28 You have made known to me the ways of life; you will make me full of gladness with your presence.'

2:29 "Brethren, I may say to you confidently of the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day.
2:29 "Fellow Israelites, I may say to you confidently of our ancestor David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day.

2:30 Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him that he would set one of his descendants upon his throne,
2:30 Since he was a prophet, he knew that God had sworn with an oath to him that he would put one of his descendants on his throne.

2:31 he foresaw and spoke of the resurrection of the Christ, that he was not abandoned to Hades, nor did his flesh see corruption.
2:31 Foreseeing this, David spoke of the resurrection of the Messiah, saying, 'He was not abandoned to Hades, nor did his flesh experience corruption.'

2:32 This Jesus God raised up, and of that we all are witnesses.
2:32 This Jesus God raised up, and of that all of us are witnesses.

2:33 Being therefore exalted at the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this which you see and hear.
2:33 Being therefore exalted at the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this that you both see and hear.

2:34 For David did not ascend into the heavens; but he himself says, `The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand,
2:34 For David did not ascend into the heavens, but he himself says, 'The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand,

2:35 till I make thy enemies a stool for thy feet.'
2:35 until I make your enemies your footstool."'

2:36 Let all the house of Israel therefore know assuredly that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified."
2:36 Therefore let the entire house of Israel know with certainty that God has made him both Lord and Messiah, this Jesus whom you crucified."

2:37 Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren, what shall we do?"
2:37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and to the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?"

2:38 And Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
2:38 Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ so that your sins may be forgiven; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

2:39 For the promise is to you and to your children and to all that are far off, every one whom the Lord our God calls to him."
2:39 For the promise is for you, for your children, and for all who are far away, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to him."

2:40 And he testified with many other words and exhorted them, saying, "Save yourselves from this crooked generation."
2:40 And he testified with many other arguments and exhorted them, saying, "Save yourselves from this corrupt generation."

2:41 So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.
2:41 So those who welcomed his message were baptized, and that day about three thousand persons were added.

2:42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.
2:42 They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

2:43 And fear came upon every soul; and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles.
2:43 Awe came upon everyone, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles.

2:44 And all who believed were together and had all things in common;
2:44 All who believed were together and had all things in common;

2:45 and they sold their possessions and goods and distributed them to all, as any had need.
2:45 they would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds to all, as any had need.

2:46 And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they partook of food with glad and generous hearts,
2:46 Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous hearts,

2:47 praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.
2:47 praising God and having the goodwill of all the people. And day by day the Lord added to their number those who were being saved.