New International Version
When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
King James Bible
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
Darby Bible Translation
And having heard [it] they were pricked in heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles, What shall we do, brethren?
World English Bible
Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
Young's Literal Translation
And having heard, they were pricked to the heart; they say also to Peter, and to the rest of the apostles, 'What shall we do, men, brethren?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When they heard this, they were pricked in their heart - This powerful, intelligent, consecutive, and interesting discourse, supported every where by prophecies and corresponding facts, left them without reply and without excuse; and they plainly saw there was no hope for them, but in the mercy of him whom they had rejected and crucified.
What shall we do? - How shall we escape those judgments which we now see hanging over our heads?
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Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall he saved.--ACTS 2:21. Manasseh did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, after the abominations of the heathen, and he reared up altars for Baal. And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the Lord. And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.--And …
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When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered,
The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails--given by one shepherd.
"What should we do then?" the crowd asked.
Even tax collectors came to be baptized. "Teacher," they asked, "what should we do?"
When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death.
He then brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"
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