Acts 10:47-48

47 “Surely no one can stand in the way of their being baptized with water. They have received the Holy Spirit just as we have.”
48 So he ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked Peter to stay with them for a few days.

Acts 10:47 in Other Translations

KJV
47 Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?
ESV
47 "Can anyone withhold water for baptizing these people, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?"
NLT
47 “Can anyone object to their being baptized, now that they have received the Holy Spirit just as we did?”
MSG
47 "Do I hear any objections to baptizing these friends with water? They've received the Holy Spirit exactly as we did."
CSB
47 "Can anyone withhold water and prevent these from being baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?"

Acts 10:47-48 In-Context

45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles.
46 For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God. Then Peter said,
47 “Surely no one can stand in the way of their being baptized with water. They have received the Holy Spirit just as we have.”
48 So he ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked Peter to stay with them for a few days.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Acts 8:36
  • 2. S John 20:22; Acts 11:17
  • 3. S Acts 2:38; Acts 8:16
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