Acts 2:1-9 NLT

1 On the day of Pentecost, seven weeks after Jesus' resurrection, a the believers were meeting together in one place.

References for Acts 2:1

    • f 2:1 - Greek <I>When the day of Pentecost arrived.</I> This annual celebration came 50 days after the Passover ceremonies. See Lev 23:16.
      2 Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm in the skies above them, and it filled the house where they were meeting.
      3 Then, what looked like flames or tongues of fire appeared and settled on each of them.
      4 And everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit and began speaking in other languages, b as the Holy Spirit gave them this ability.

      References for Acts 2:4

        • g 2:4 - Or <I>in other tongues.</I>
          5 Godly Jews from many nations were living in Jerusalem at that time.
          6 When they heard this sound, they came running to see what it was all about, and they were bewildered to hear their own languages being spoken by the believers.
          7 They were beside themselves with wonder. "How can this be?" they exclaimed. "These people are all from Galilee,
          8 and yet we hear them speaking the languages of the lands where we were born!
          9 Here we are -- Parthians, Medes, Elamites, people from Mesopotamia, Judea, Cappadocia, Pontus, the province of Asia,