39 By this he meant the Spirit,(A) whom those who believed in him were later to receive.(B) Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified.(C)

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39 (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

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38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized,(A) every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins.(B) And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.(C)

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38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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15 When they arrived, they prayed for the new believers there that they might receive the Holy Spirit,(A) 16 because the Holy Spirit had not yet come on any of them;(B) they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.(C) 17 Then Peter and John placed their hands on them,(D) and they received the Holy Spirit.(E)

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15 Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost:

16 (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)

17 Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.

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and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit(A) when[a] you believed?”

They answered, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 19:2 Or after
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He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.

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I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit(A) by the works of the law,(B) or by believing what you heard?(C)

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This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

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