New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update

Acts 2:4–12

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4 And they were all afilled with the Holy Spirit and began to bspeak with other 1tongues, as the Spirit was giving them 2utterance.

5 Now there were Jews living in Jerusalem, adevout men from every nation under heaven.

6 And when athis sound occurred, the crowd came together, and were bewildered because each one of them was hearing them speak in his own 1language.

7 aThey were amazed and astonished, saying, “1Why, are not all these who are speaking bGalileans?

8 “And how is it that we each hear them in our own 1language 2to which we were born?

9 “Parthians and Medes and Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and aCappadocia, bPontus and 1cAsia,

10 aPhrygia and bPamphylia, Egypt and the districts of Libya around cCyrene, and 1dvisitors from Rome, both Jews and 2eproselytes,

11 Cretans and Arabs—we hear them in our own tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God.”

12 And athey all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, “What does this mean?”

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