John 20:22
Good News Translation
Then he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

Contemporary English Version
Then he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When he had said this, he breathed on them; and he said to them: Receive ye the Holy Ghost.

New American Bible
And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the holy Spirit.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

When he had said this, he breathed on them; and he said to them: Receive ye the Holy Ghost.

he breathed.

Genesis 2:7 And the Lord God formed man of the slime of the earth: and breathed into his face the breath of life, and man became a living soul.

Job 33:4 The spirit of God made me, and the breath of the Almighty gave me life.

Psalm 33:6 By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth:

Ezekiel 37:9 And he said to me: Prophesy to the spirit, prophesy, O son of man, and say to the spirit: Thus saith the Lord God: Come, spirit, from the four winds, and blow upon these slain, and let them live again.

Receive.

John 14:16 And I will ask the Father: and he shall give you another Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever:

John 15:26 But when the Paraclete cometh, whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceedeth from the Father, he shall give testimony of me.

John 16:7 But I tell you the truth: it is expedient to you that I go. For if I go not, the Paraclete will not come to you: but if I go, I will send him to you.

Acts 2:4,38 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 4:8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said to them: Ye princes of the people and ancients, hear.

Acts 8:15 Who, when they were come, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Ghost.

Acts 10:47 Then Peter answered: Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Ghost, as well as we?

Acts 19:2 And he said to them: Have you received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? But they said to him: We have not so much as heard whether there be a Holy Ghost.

Galatians 3:2 This only would I learn of you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by the hearing of faith?

Context
Jesus Appears to the Disciples
21He said therefore to them again: Peace be to you. As the Father hath sent me, I also send you. 22When he had said this, he breathed on them; and he said to them: Receive ye the Holy Ghost. 23Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them: and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained.…
Cross References
John 7:39
Now this he said of the Spirit which they should receive who believed in him: for as yet the Spirit was not given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.

John 20:21
He said therefore to them again: Peace be to you. As the Father hath sent me, I also send you.

John 20:23
Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them: and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained.

Additional Translations
When He had said this, He breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.

And having said this, He breathed on them and He says to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, Receive you the Holy Ghost:

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit:

And having said this, he breathed into [them], and says to them, Receive [the] Holy Spirit:

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost:

And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith to them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit.

Having said this He breathed upon them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit!

and this having said, he breathed on them, and saith to them, 'Receive the Holy Spirit;
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