Acts 2:2-12 NIV

2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.1

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3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them.
4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit2 and began to speak in other tonguesa3 as the Spirit enabled them.

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    • a 2:4 - Or "languages"; also in verse 11
      5 Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing4 Jews from every nation under heaven.

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      6 When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard them speaking in his own language.
      7 Utterly amazed,5 they asked: "Are not all these men who are speaking Galileans?6

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          8 Then how is it that each of us hears them in his own native language?
          9 Parthians, Medes and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia,7 Pontus8 and Asia,9

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          10 Phrygia10 and Pamphylia,11 Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene;12 visitors from Rome

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          11 (both Jews and converts to Judaism); Cretans and Arabs--we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!"
          12 Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, "What does this mean?"