Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing(A) Jews from every nation under heaven. When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken. Utterly amazed,(B) they asked: “Aren’t all these who are speaking Galileans?(C) Then how is it that each of us hears them in our native language? Parthians, Medes and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia,(D) Pontus(E) and Asia,[a](F) 10 Phrygia(G) and Pamphylia,(H) Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene;(I) visitors from Rome 11 (both Jews and converts to Judaism); Cretans and Arabs—we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!”

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 2:9 That is, the Roman province by that name