Acts 2:37-47 DBY

37 And having heard [it] they were pricked in heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, What shall we do, brethren?
38 And Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptised, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
39 For to you is the promise and to your children, and to all who [are] afar off, as many as [the] Lord our God may call.
40 And with many other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, Be saved from this perverse generation.
41 Those then who had accepted a his word were baptised; and there were added in that day about three thousand souls.

References for Acts 2:41

    • z 2:41 - It means, 'to receive in full,' or 'with satisfaction;' or, as to an opinion or teaching, 'to accept and receive it as true:' see Note, Luke 8.40.
      42 And they persevered in the teaching b and fellowship of the apostles, in breaking of bread and prayers.

      References for Acts 2:42

        • { 2:42 - As ch. 13.12; 1Cor. 14.26.
          43 And fear was upon every soul, and many wonders and signs took place through the apostles' means.
          44 And all that believed were together, and had all things common,
          45 and sold their possessions and substance, and distributed them to all, according as any one might have need.
          46 And every day, being constantly in the temple with one accord, and breaking bread in [the] house, they received their food with gladness and simplicity of heart,
          47 praising God, and having favour with all the people; and the Lord added [to the assembly] c daily those that were to be saved. d

          References for Acts 2:47

            • } 2:47 - See Note g, ch. 3.1.
            • ~ 2:47 - The remnant of Israel whom God was sparing. The Lord now added these to the Christian assembly. The present participle as here gives the character instead of the fact; as I might say, 'the being spared ones;' it is the class of persons God was then saving. It is not a doubt as to their being saved, nor a state, but a class: see Luke 13.23.