Parallel Bible results for Acts 8:5-25

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Acts 8:5-25

KJV 5 Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them. NIV 5 Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there. KJV 6 And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake , hearing and seeing the miracles which he did . NIV 6 When the crowds heard Philip and saw the miraculous signs he did, they all paid close attention to what he said. KJV 7 For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies , and that were lame, were healed . NIV 7 With shrieks, evil spirits came out of many, and many paralytics and cripples were healed. KJV 8 And there was great joy in that city. NIV 8 So there was great joy in that city. KJV 9 But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery , and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one: NIV 9 Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, KJV 10 To whom they all gave heed , from the least to the greatest, saying , This man is the great power of God. NIV 10 and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, "This man is the divine power known as the Great Power." KJV 11 And to him they had regard , because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries. NIV 11 They followed him because he had amazed them for a long time with his magic. KJV 12 But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized , both men and women. NIV 12 But when they believed Philip as he preached the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. KJV 13 Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized , he continued with Philip, and wondered , beholding the miracles and signs which were done . NIV 13 Simon himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere, astonished by the great signs and miracles he saw. KJV 14 Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John: NIV 14 When the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. KJV 15 Who, when they were come down , prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: NIV 15 When they arrived, they prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, KJV 16 (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) NIV 16 because the Holy Spirit had not yet come upon any of them; they had simply been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus. KJV 17 Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost. NIV 17 Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. KJV 18 And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given , he offered them money, NIV 18 When Simon saw that the Spirit was given at the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money KJV 19 Saying , Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost. NIV 19 and said, "Give me also this ability so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit." KJV 20 But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. NIV 20 Peter answered: "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could buy the gift of God with money! KJV 21 Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter: for thy heart is not right in the sight of God. NIV 21 You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God. KJV 22 Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee. NIV 22 Repent of this wickedness and pray to the Lord. Perhaps he will forgive you for having such a thought in your heart. KJV 23 For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity. NIV 23 For I see that you are full of bitterness and captive to sin." KJV 24 Then answered Simon, and said , Pray ye to the Lord for me, that none of these things which ye have spoken come upon me. NIV 24 Then Simon answered, "Pray to the Lord for me so that nothing you have said may happen to me." KJV 25 And they, when they had testified and preached the word of the Lord, returned to Jerusalem, and preached the gospel in many villages of the Samaritans. NIV 25 When they had testified and proclaimed the word of the Lord, Peter and John returned to Jerusalem, preaching the gospel in many Samaritan villages.