New International Version
But they could not stand up against the wisdom the Spirit gave him as he spoke.
King James Bible
And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
Darby Bible Translation
And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the Spirit with which he spoke.
World English Bible
They weren't able to withstand the wisdom and the Spirit by which he spoke.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit with which he was speaking;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They there not able to resist the wisdom, etc. - He was wise, well exercised and experienced, in Divine things; and, as appears by his defense, in the following chapter, well versed in the Jewish history. The spirit by which he spake was the Holy Spirit, and its power was irresistible. They were obliged either to yield to its teachings, or were confounded by its truth. Several MSS. add to this verse, because he reproved them with boldness, they could not resist the truth. This reading is not genuine, though it exists (but in different forms) in some good MSS.
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Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.--EXO. 34:29. Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory.--Lord, when saw we thee a hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?--In lowliness of mind, let each esteem other better than themselves.--Be clothed with humility. [Jesus] was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.--All that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on Stephen, …
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