New Living Translation
They stood there amazed and perplexed. "What can this mean?" they asked each other.
King James Bible
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
Darby Bible Translation
And they were all amazed and in perplexity, saying one to another, What would this mean?
World English Bible
They were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, "What does this mean?"
Young's Literal Translation
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one unto another, 'What would this wish to be?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:12 They were all amazed - All the devout men.
LibraryThe Name Above Every Name
'Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.'--ACTS ii. 36. It is no part of my purpose at this time to consider the special circumstances under which these words were spoken, nor even to enter upon an exposition of their whole scope. I select them for one reason, the occurrence in them of the three names by which we designate our Saviour--Jesus, Lord, Christ. To us they are very little more than three proper …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
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A Pure Church an Increasing Church
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When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching,
for Herod respected John; and knowing that he was a good and holy man, he protected him. Herod was greatly disturbed whenever he talked with John, but even so, he liked to listen to him.
They were completely amazed. "How can this be?" they exclaimed. "These people are all from Galilee,
(both Jews and converts to Judaism), Cretans, and Arabs. And we all hear these people speaking in our own languages about the wonderful things God has done!"
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