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Acts 2:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And it shall be, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And it shall come to pass, [that] whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘AND IT SHALL BE THAT EVERYONE WHO CALLS ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And it shall come to pass, [that] whoever shall call on the name of the Lord, shall be saved.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And it shall be that whosoever shall call upon the name of [the] Lord shall be saved.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And it shall be—Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord, shall be saved.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and it shall be, every one—whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord, he shall be saved.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And it shalt come to pass, that whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And it shall come to passe, that whosoeuer shall call on the Name of the Lord, shalbe saued.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And every one who shall call [upon] the name Of the Lord shall be saved.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And it shall be, that whoever will call on the name of the Lord, shall live.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
it shall come to pass, 2071
{2071} Prime
ἔσομαι
esomai
{es'-om-ahee}
Future tense of G1510; will be.
z5704
<5704> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 188
[that] whosoever 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
302
{0302} Prime
ἄν
an
{an}
A primary particle, denoting a supposition, wish, possibility or uncertainty.
shall call on 1941
{1941} Prime
ἐπικαλέομαι
epikaleomai
{ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee}
Middle voice from G1909 and G2564; to entitle; by implication to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.).
z5672
<5672> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 43
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
name 3686
{3686} Prime
ὄνομα
onoma
{on'-om-ah}
From a presumed derivative of the base of G1097 (compare G3685); a 'name' (literally or figuratively), (authority, character).
of the Lord 2962
{2962} Prime
κύριος
kurios
{koo'-ree-os}
From κῦρος [[kuros]] (supremacy); supreme in authority, that is, (as noun) controller; by implication Mr. (as a respectful title).
shall be saved. 4982
{4982} Prime
σῴζω
sozo
{sode'-zo}
From a primary word σῶς [[sos]] (contraction for the obsolete σάος [[saos]], 'safe'); to save, that is, deliver or protect (literally or figuratively).
z5701
<5701> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 251
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 2:14-21.


Acts 2:21

_ _ whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved — This points to the permanent establishment of the economy of salvation, which followed on the breaking up of the Jewish state.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 2:14-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 2:21

But — whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord — This expression implies the whole of religion, and particularly prayer uttered in faith; shall be saved — From all those plagues; from sin and hell.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 2:21

(4) And it shall come to pass, [that] whosoever shall (n) call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.

(4) The most important use of all the gifts of the Holy Spirit is to bring men to salvation by faith.

(n) These words "call on" signify in Holy Scriptures and earnest praying and craving for help from God's hand.

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whosoever:

Acts 9:11 And the Lord [said] unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and enquire in the house of Judas for [one] called Saul, of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth,
Acts 9:15 But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:
Acts 22:16 And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
Psalms 86:5 For thou, Lord, [art] good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
Joel 2:32 And it shall come to pass, [that] whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.
Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Romans 10:12-13 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. ... For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
1 Corinthians 1:2 Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called [to be] saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:
Hebrews 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
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Ps 86:5. Jol 2:32. Mt 28:19. Ac 9:11, 15; 22:16. Ro 10:12. 1Co 1:2. He 4:16.

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