Acts 8:17

17 Then 1they laid their hands on them and 2they received the Holy Spirit.

Acts 8:17 In-Context

15 who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit,
16 for he had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
17 Then they laid their hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit.
18 Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money,
19 saying, "Give me this power also, so that anyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit."

Cross References 2

  • 1. Acts 9:17; Acts 19:6; [Acts 6:6; Hebrews 6:2]
  • 2. See Acts 2:4
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