Acts 2:2-4

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[a] as the Spirit enabled them.

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Acts 2:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
ESV
2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.
NLT
2 Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting.
MSG
2 Without warning there was a sound like a strong wind, gale force - no one could tell where it came from. It filled the whole building.
CSB
2 Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from heaven, and it filled the whole house where they were staying.

Acts 2:2-4 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. Acts 4:31
  • 2. S Luke 1:15
  • 3. S Mark 16:17; 1 Corinthians 12:10

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "languages" ; also in verse 11
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