Acts 2:1-3

The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost

1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.
2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.
3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them.

Acts 2:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
ESV
1 When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place.
NLT
1 On the day of Pentecost all the believers were meeting together in one place.
MSG
1 When the Feast of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.
CSB
1 When the day of Pentecost had arrived, they were all together in one place.

Acts 2:1-3 In-Context

1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.
2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.
3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them.
4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
5 Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing Jews from every nation under heaven.
6 When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken.
7 Utterly amazed, they asked: “Aren’t all these who are speaking Galileans?

Cross References 3

  • 1. Leviticus 23:15,16; Acts 20:16; 1 Corinthians 16:8
  • 2. Acts 1:14
  • 3. Acts 4:31
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