New International Version
When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken.
King James Bible
Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.
Darby Bible Translation
But the rumour of this having spread, the multitude came together and were confounded, because each one heard them speaking in his own dialect.
World English Bible
When this sound was heard, the multitude came together, and were bewildered, because everyone heard them speaking in his own language.
Young's Literal Translation
and the rumour of this having come, the multitude came together, and was confounded, because they were each one hearing them speaking in his proper dialect,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When this was noised abroad - If we suppose that there was a considerable peal of thunder, which followed the escape of a vast quantity of electric fluid, and produced the mighty rushing wind already noticed on Acts 2:2, then the whole city must have been alarmed; and, as various circumstances might direct their attention to the temple, having flocked thither they were farther astonished and confounded to hear the disciples of Christ addressing the mixed multitude in the languages of the different countries from which these people had come.
Every man heard them speak in his own language - Use may naturally suppose that, as soon as any person presented himself to one of these disciples, he, the disciple, was immediately enabled to address him in his own language, however various this had been from the Jewish or Galilean dialects. If a Roman presented himself, the disciple was immediately enabled to address him in Latin - if a Grecian, in Greek - an Arab, in Arabic, and so of the rest.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
was noised abroad. Gr. voice was made. the multitude.
confounded. or, troubled in mind.
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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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"There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.
Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.
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