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And God, who knows the thoughts of everyone, showed his approval of the Gentiles by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he had to us.
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And God, who knoweth the hearts, gave testimony, giving unto them the Holy Ghost, as well as to us:
Acts 1:24 And praying, they said: Thou, Lord, who knowest the heart of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,
1 Samuel 16:7 And the Lord said to Samuel: Look not on his countenance, nor on the height of his stature: because I have rejected him, nor do I judge according to the look of man: for man seeth those things that appear, but the Lord beholdeth the heart.
1 Kings 8:39 Then hear thou in heaven, in the place of thy dwelling, and forgive, and do so as to give to every one according to his ways, as thou shalt see his heart (for thou only knowest the heart of all the children of men)
1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
1 Chronicles 29:17 I know my God that thou provest hearts, and lovest simplicity, wherefore I also in the simplicity of my heart, have joyfully offered all these things: and I have seen with great joy thy people, which are here present, offer thee their offerings.
Psalm 44:21 If we have forgotten the name of our God, and if we have spread forth our hands to a strange god:
Psalm 139:1,2 Unto the end, a psalm of David. Lord, thou hast proved me, and known me: . . .
Jeremiah 11:20 But thou, O Lord of Sabaoth, who judgest justly, and triest the reins and the hearts, let me see thy revenge on them: for to thee have I revealed my cause.
Jeremiah 17:10 I am the Lord who search the heart, and prove the reins: who give to every one according to his way, and according to the fruit of his devices.
Jeremiah 20:12 And thou, O Lord of hosts, prover of the just, who seest the reins and the heart: let me see, I beseech thee, thy vengeance on them: for to thee I have laid open my cause.
John 2:24,25 But Jesus did not trust himself unto them: for that he knew all men, . . .
John 21:17 He said to him the third time: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he had said to him the third time: Lovest thou me? And he said to him: Lord, thou knowest all things: thou knowest that I love thee. He said to him: Feed my sheep.
Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature invisible in his sight: but all things are naked and open to his eyes, to whom our speech is.
Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death: and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts. And I will give to every one of you according to your works. But to you I say
Acts 14:3 A long time therefore they abode there, dealing confidently in the Lord, who gave testimony to the word of his grace, granting signs and wonders to be done by their hands.
John 5:37 And the Father himself who hath sent me hath given testimony of me: neither have you heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.
Hebrews 2:4 God also bearing them witness by signs and wonders and divers miracles and distributions of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will.
Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost: and they began to speak with divers tongues, according as the Holy Ghost gave them to speak.
Acts 4:31 And when they had prayed, the place was moved wherein they were assembled: and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost: and they spoke the word of God with confidence.
Acts 10:44,45 While Peter was yet speaking these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them that heard the word. . . .
Acts 11:15-17 And when I had begun to speak, the Holy Ghost fell upon them, as upon us also in the beginning. . . .
ContextThe Council at Jerusalem
…7And when there had been much disputing, Peter, rising up, said to them: Men, brethren, you know that in former days God made choice among us, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel and believe. 8And God, who knoweth the hearts, gave testimony, giving unto them the Holy Ghost, as well as to us: 9And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.…
But Jesus did not trust himself unto them: for that he knew all men,
And praying, they said: Thou, Lord, who knowest the heart of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,
And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost: and they began to speak with divers tongues, according as the Holy Ghost gave them to speak.
While Peter was yet speaking these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them that heard the word.
Then Peter answered: Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Ghost, as well as we?
For it hath seemed good to the Holy Ghost and to us to lay no further burden upon you than these necessary things:
Additional TranslationsAnd God, who knows the heart, showed His approval by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as He did to us.
And the heart-knowing God bore witness to them, having given them the Holy Spirit, as also to us.
And God, which knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did to us;
And God, who knoweth the heart, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as he did unto us;
And the heart-knowing God bore them witness, giving [them] the Holy Spirit as to us also,
And God, which knoweth the heart, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;
And God, who knoweth the hearts, bore them witness, giving to them the Holy Spirit, even as he did to us:
And God, who knows all hearts, gave His testimony in their favour by bestowing the Holy Spirit on them just as He did on us;
God, who knows the heart, testified about them, giving them the Holy Spirit, just like he did to us.
and the heart-knowing God did bare them testimony, having given to them the Holy Spirit, even as also to us,
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