Acts 19:6
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New International Version
When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied.

King James Bible
And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.

Darby Bible Translation
And Paul having laid [his] hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied.

World English Bible
When Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke with other languages and prophesied.

Young's Literal Translation
and Paul having laid on them his hands, the Holy Spirit came upon them, they were speaking also with tongues, and prophesying,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They spake with tongues, and prophesied - They received the miraculous gift of different languages; and in those languages they taught to the people the great doctrines of the Christian religion; for this appears to be the meaning of the word προεφητευον, prophesied, as it is used above.

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laid.

Acts 6:6 Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.

Acts 8:17-19 Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost...

Acts 9:17 And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus...

1 Timothy 5:22 Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep yourself pure.

2 Timothy 1:6 Why I put you in remembrance that you stir up the gift of God, which is in you by the putting on of my hands.

the Holy Ghost.

Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Acts 10:45,46 And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter...

Acts 13:2 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said...

1 Corinthians 12:8-11,28-30 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit...

and prophesied.

1 Corinthians 14:1 Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy.

*etc:

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Would-Be Exorcists
'...Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?' --ACTS xix. 15. These exorcists had no personal union with Jesus. To them He was only 'Jesus whom Paul preached.' They spoke His name tentatively, as an experiment, and imitatively. To command 'in the name of Jesus' was an appeal to Jesus to glorify His name and exert His power, and so when the speaker had no real faith in the name or the power, there was no answer, because there was really no appeal. I. The only power which can cast out the evil
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

Whitsunday.
Have you received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? It appears, by what follows these words, that the question here related especially to those gifts of the Holy Ghost which were given, in the first age of the church, as a sign of God's power, and a witness that the work of the gospel was from God. Yet although this be so, and therefore the words, in this particular sense, cannot to any good purpose be asked now; yet there is another sense, and that not a lower but a far higher one, in which we
Thomas Arnold—The Christian Life

The Scriptures
Q-II: WHAT RULE HAS GOD GIVEN TO DIRECT US HOW WE MAY GLORIFY AND ENJOY HIM? A: The Word of God, which is contained in the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, is the only rule to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him. 2 Tim 3:16. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God,' By Scripture is understood the sacred Book of God. It is given by divine inspiration; that is, the Scripture is not the contrivance of man's brain, but is divine in its origin. The image of Diana was had in veneration
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Christ's Exaltation
'Wherefore God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name above every name, &c.' Phil 2:2. We have before spoken of Christ's humiliation; we shall now speak of his exaltation. Before you saw the Sun of Righteousness in the eclipse; now you shall see it coming out of the eclipse, and shining in its full glory. Wherefore God has highly exalted him;' super exaltavit, Ambrose. Above all exaltation.' Q-28: WHEREIN CONSISTS CHRIST'S EXALTATION? A: In his rising from the dead, his ascending into
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Mark 16:17
And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues;

Acts 2:4
All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.

Acts 6:6
They presented these men to the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.

Acts 8:17
Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.

Acts 10:46
For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God. Then Peter said,

Acts 13:1
Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul.

Acts 19:7
There were about twelve men in all.

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