Acts 2 :16

Acts 2 :16 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;

King James Version (KJV)

But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;

American Standard Version (ASV)

but this is that which hath been spoken through the prophet Joel:

Basic English Translation (BBE)

But this is the thing which was said by the prophet Joel;

Webster's Revision

But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel,

World English Bible

But this is what has been spoken through the prophet Joel:

English Revised Version (ERV)

but this is that which hath been spoken by the prophet Joel;

Definitions for Acts 2 :16

Clarke's Commentary on Acts 2 :16

Spoken by the prophet Joel - The prophecy which he delivered so long ago is just now fulfilled; and this is another proof that Jesus whom ye have crucified is the Messiah.

Barnes' Commentary on Acts 2 :16

This is that - This is the fulfillment of that, or this was predicted. This was the second part of Peter's argument, to show that this was in accordance with the predictions in their own Scriptures.

By the prophet Joel - Joel 2:28-32. This is not quoted literally, either from the Hebrew or the Septuagint. The substance, however, is preserved.

Wesley's Commentary on Acts 2 :16

2:16 But this is that which was spoken of by the prophet - But there is another and better way of accounting for this. Joel 2:28
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