Acts 2:3
Good News Translation
Then they saw what looked like tongues of fire which spread out and touched each person there.

Contemporary English Version
Then they saw what looked like fiery tongues moving in all directions, and a tongue came and settled on each person there.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there appeared to them parted tongues, as it were of fire: and it sat upon every one of them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And there appeared to them parted tongues, as it were of fire: and it sat upon every one of them.

cloven.

Acts 2:4,11 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. . . .

Genesis 11:6 And he said: Behold, it is one people, and all have one tongue: and they have begun to do this, neither will they leave off from their designs, till they accomplish them in deed.

Psalm 55:9 Cast down, O Lord, and divide their tongues; for I have seen iniquity and contradiction in the city.

1 Corinthians 12:10 To another the working of miracles: to another, prophecy: to another, the discerning of spirits: to another, diverse kinds of tongues: to another, interpretation of speeches.

Revelation 14:6 And I saw another angel flying through the midst of heaven, having the eternal gospel, to preach unto them that sit upon the earth and over every nation and tribe and tongue and people:

like.

Isaiah 6:5 And I said: Woe is me, because I have held my peace; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people that hath unclean lips, and I have seen with my eyes the King the Lord of hosts.

Jeremiah 23:29 Are not my words as a fire, saith the Lord: and as a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Malachi 3:2,3 And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb: . . .

Matthew 3:11 I indeed baptize you in water unto penance, but he that shall come after me, is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you in the Holy Ghost and fire.

Luke 24:32 And they said one to the other: Was not our heart burning within us, whilst he spoke in the way and opened to us the scriptures?

James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is placed among our members, which defileth the whole body and inflameth the wheel of our nativity, being set on fire by hell.

Revelation 11:3 And I will give unto my two witnesses: and they shall prophesy, a thousand two hundred sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.

sat.

Acts 1:15 In those days Peter rising up in the midst of the brethren, said (now the number of persons together was about an hundred and twenty):

Isaiah 11:2,3 And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: the spirit of wisdom, and of understanding, the spirit of counsel, and of fortitude, the spirit of knowledge, and of godliness. . . .

Matthew 3:15 And Jesus answering, said to him: Suffer it to be so now. For so it becometh us to fulfil all justice. Then he suffered him.

John 1:32,33 And John gave testimony, saying: I saw the Spirit coming down, as a dove from heaven; and he remained upon him. . . .

Context
The Holy Spirit at Pentecost
2And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a mighty wind coming: and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3And there appeared to them parted tongues, as it were of fire: and it sat upon every one of them. 4And 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.…
Cross References
Matthew 3:11
I indeed baptize you in water unto penance, but he that shall come after me, is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you in the Holy Ghost and fire.

Acts 2:2
And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a mighty wind coming: and it filled the whole house where they were sitting.

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.

Additional Translations
They saw tongues like flames of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them.

And there appeared to them dividing tongues as of fire and sat upon each one of them.

And there appeared to them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat on each of them.

And there appeared unto them tongues parting asunder, like as of fire; and it sat upon each one of them.

And there appeared to them parted tongues, as of fire, and it sat upon each one of them.

And there appeared unto them tongues parting asunder, like as of fire; and it sat upon each one of them.

And there appeared to them, cloven tongues as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.

and they saw tongues of what looked like fire distributing themselves over the assembly, and on the head of each person a tongue alighted.

Tongues like fire appeared and were distributed to them, and one sat on each of them.

and there appeared to them divided tongues, as it were of fire; it sat also upon each one of them,
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