New International Version
Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events.
King James Bible
And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.
Darby Bible Translation
And great fear came upon all the assembly, and upon all who heard these things.
World English Bible
Great fear came on the whole assembly, and on all who heard these things.
Young's Literal Translation
and great fear came upon all the assembly, and upon all who heard these things.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Great fear came upon all the Church - This judgment answered the end for which it was inflicted; a deeply religious fear occupied every mind, and hypocrisy and deception were banished from this holy assembly. On the word Church, see the observations at the end of Matthew 16 (note). It has been properly observed that we have in this place a native specimen of a New Testament Church:
1. Called by the Gospel;
2. grafted into Christ by baptism;
3. animated by love;
4. united by all kinds of fellowship;
5. and disciplined by the exemplary punishment of hypocrites.
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Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles.
When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died. And great fear seized all who heard what had happened.
Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace and was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers.
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