Parallel Bible results for Acts 2

Common English Bible

New International Version

Acts 2

CEB 1 When Pentecost Day arrived, they were all together in one place. NIV 1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. CEB 2 Suddenly a sound from heaven like the howling of a fierce wind filled the entire house where they were sitting. NIV 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. CEB 3 They saw what seemed to be individual flames of fire alighting on each one of them. NIV 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. CEB 4 They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages as the Spirit enabled them to speak. NIV 4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. CEB 5 There were pious Jews from every nation under heaven living in Jerusalem. NIV 5 Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing Jews from every nation under heaven. CEB 6 When they heard this sound, a crowd gathered. They were mystified because everyone heard them speaking in their native languages. NIV 6 When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard them speaking in his own language. CEB 7 They were surprised and amazed, saying, "Look, aren't all the people who are speaking Galileans, every one of them? NIV 7 Utterly amazed, they asked: "Are not all these men who are speaking Galileans? CEB 8 How then can each of us hear them speaking in our native language? NIV 8 Then how is it that each of us hears them in his own native language? CEB 9 Parthians, Medes, and Elamites; as well as residents of Mesopotamia, Judea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, NIV 9 Parthians, Medes and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, CEB 10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the regions of Libya bordering Cyrene; and visitors from Rome (both Jews and converts to Judaism), NIV 10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome CEB 11 Cretans and Arabs—we hear them declaring the mighty works of God in our own languages!" NIV 11 (both Jews and converts to Judaism); Cretans and Arabs--we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!" CEB 12 They were all surprised and bewildered. Some asked each other, "What does this mean?" NIV 12 Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, "What does this mean?" CEB 13 Others jeered at them, saying, "They're full of new wine!" NIV 13 Some, however, made fun of them and said, "They have had too much wine. " CEB 14 Peter stood with the other eleven apostles. He raised his voice and declared, “Judeans and everyone living in Jerusalem! Know this! Listen carefully to my words! NIV 14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: "Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. CEB 15 These people aren't drunk, as you suspect; after all, it's only nine o'clock in the morning! NIV 15 These men are not drunk, as you suppose. It's only nine in the morning! CEB 16 Rather, this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel: NIV 16 No, this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: CEB 17 In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your young will see visions. Your elders will dream dreams. NIV 17 " 'In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. CEB 18 Even upon my servants, men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy. NIV 18 Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy. CEB 19 I will cause wonders to occur in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and a cloud of smoke. NIV 19 I will show wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and billows of smoke. CEB 20 The sun will be changed into darkness, and the moon will be changed into blood, before the great and spectacular day of the Lord comes. NIV 20 The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord. CEB 21 And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. NIV 21 And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.' CEB 22 “Fellow Israelites, listen to these words! Jesus the Nazarene was a man whose credentials God proved to you through miracles, wonders, and signs, which God performed through him among you. You yourselves know this. NIV 22 "Men of Israel, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know. CEB 23 In accordance with God's established plan and foreknowledge, he was betrayed. You, with the help of wicked men, had Jesus killed by nailing him to a cross. NIV 23 This man was handed over to you by God's set purpose and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross. CEB 24 God raised him up! God freed him from death's dreadful grip, since it was impossible for death to hang on to him. NIV 24 But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. CEB 25 David says about him, I foresaw that the Lord was always with me; because he is at my right hand I won't be shaken. NIV 25 David said about him: " 'I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. CEB 26 Therefore, my heart was glad and my tongue rejoiced. Moreover, my body will live in hope, NIV 26 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will live in hope, CEB 27 because you won't abandon me to the grave, nor permit your holy one to experience decay. NIV 27 because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay. CEB 28 You have shown me the paths of life; your presence will fill me with happiness. NIV 28 You have made known to me the paths of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence.' CEB 29 “Brothers and sisters, I can speak confidently about the patriarch David. He died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this very day. NIV 29 "Brothers, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day. CEB 30 Because he was a prophet, he knew that God promised him with a solemn pledge to seat one of his descendants on his throne. NIV 30 But he was a prophet and knew that God had promised him on oath that he would place one of his descendants on his throne. CEB 31 Having seen this beforehand, David spoke about the resurrection of Christ, that he wasn't abandoned to the grave, nor did his body experience decay. NIV 31 Seeing what was ahead, he spoke of the resurrection of the Christ, that he was not abandoned to the grave, nor did his body see decay. CEB 32 This Jesus, God raised up. We are all witnesses to that fact. NIV 32 God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the fact. CEB 33 He was exalted to God's right side and received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit. He poured out this Spirit, and you are seeing and hearing the results of his having done so. NIV 33 Exalted to the right hand of God, he has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit and has poured out what you now see and hear. CEB 34 David didn't ascend into heaven. Yet he says, The Lord said to my Lord, ‘Sit at my right side, NIV 34 For David did not ascend to heaven, and yet he said, " 'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand CEB 35 until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.' NIV 35 until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet." ' CEB 36 "Therefore, let all Israel know beyond question that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ." NIV 36 "Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ." CEB 37 When the crowd heard this, they were deeply troubled. They said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?" NIV 37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?" CEB 38 Peter replied, "Change your hearts and lives. Each of you must be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. NIV 38 Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. CEB 39 This promise is for you, your children, and for all who are far away—as many as the Lord our God invites." NIV 39 The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off--for all whom the Lord our God will call." CEB 40 With many other words he testified to them and encouraged them, saying, "Be saved from this perverse generation." NIV 40 With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, "Save yourselves from this corrupt generation." CEB 41 Those who accepted Peter's message were baptized. God brought about three thousand people into the community on that day. NIV 41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. CEB 42 The believers devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching, to the community, to their shared meals, and to their prayers. NIV 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. CEB 43 A sense of awe came over everyone. God performed many wonders and signs through the apostles. NIV 43 Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles. CEB 44 All the believers were united and shared everything. NIV 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. CEB 45 They would sell pieces of property and possessions and distribute the proceeds to everyone who needed them. NIV 45 Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need. CEB 46 Every day, they met together in the temple and ate in their homes. They shared food with gladness and simplicity. NIV 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, CEB 47 They praised God and demonstrated God's goodness to everyone. The Lord added daily to the community those who were being saved. NIV 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.