Now there were Jews residing in Jerusalem, (A)devout men from every nation under heaven. And when (B)this sound occurred, the crowd came together and they were bewildered, because each one of them was hearing them speak in his own [a]language. (C)They were amazed and astonished, saying, “[b]Why, are not all these who are speaking (D)Galileans? And how is it that we each hear them in our own [c]language [d]to which we were born? Parthians, Medes, and Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea, and (E)Cappadocia, (F)Pontus and [e](G)Asia, 10 (H)Phrygia and (I)Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya around (J)Cyrene, and [f](K)visitors from Rome, both Jews and [g](L)proselytes, 11 Cretans and Arabs—we hear them speaking in our own [h]tongues of the mighty deeds of God.”

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  1. Acts 2:6 Or dialect
  2. Acts 2:7 Lit Behold
  3. Acts 2:8 Or dialect
  4. Acts 2:8 Lit in
  5. Acts 2:9 I.e., west coast province of Asia Minor
  6. Acts 2:10 Lit the sojourning Romans
  7. Acts 2:10 I.e., Gentile converts to Judaism
  8. Acts 2:11 Or languages

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