New American Standard Bible
And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, "What does this mean?"
King James Bible
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
Darby Bible Translation
And they were all amazed and in perplexity, saying one to another, What would this mean?
World English Bible
They were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, "What does this mean?"
Young's Literal Translation
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one unto another, 'What would this wish to be?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Were in doubt - This expression, διηπόρουν diēporoun, denotes "a state of hesitancy or anxiety about an event." It is applied to those who are traveling, and are ignorant of the way, or who hesitate about the road. They were all astonished at this; they did not know how to understand it or explain it, until some of them supposed that it was merely the effect of new wine.
LibraryMarch 4. "They were all Filled with the Holy Ghost" (Acts ii. 4).
"They were all filled with the Holy Ghost" (Acts ii. 4). Blessed secret of spiritual purity, victory and joy, of physical life and healing, and all power for service. Filled with the Spirit there is no room for self or sin, for fret or care. Filled with the Spirit we repel the elements of disease that are in the air as the red-hot iron repels the water that touches it. Filled with the Spirit we are always ready for service, and Satan turns away when he finds the Holy Ghost enrobing us in His garments …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
The Means of Grace
Pricked in their Heart
When Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were amazed at His teaching;
for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.
They were amazed and astonished, saying, "Why, are not all these who are speaking Galileans?
Cretans and Arabs-- we hear them in our own tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God."
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