15 You will be his witness to all people of what you have seen and heard.

Other Translations of Acts 22:15

King James Version

15 For thou shalt be his witness unto all men of what thou hast seen and heard.

English Standard Version

15 for you will be a witness for him to everyone of what you have seen and heard.

The Message

15 You are to be a key witness to everyone you meet of what you've seen and heard.

New King James Version

15 For you will be His witness to all men of what you have seen and heard.

New Living Translation

15 For you are to be his witness, telling everyone what you have seen and heard.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Acts 22:15

Commentary on Acts 22:12-21

(Read Acts 22:12-21)

The apostle goes on to relate how he was confirmed in the change he had made. The Lord having chosen the sinner, that he should know his will, he is humbled, enlightened, and brought to the knowledge of Christ and his blessed gospel. Christ is here called that Just One; for he is Jesus Christ the righteous. Those whom God has chosen to know his will, must look to Jesus, for by him God has made known his good-will to us. The great gospel privilege, sealed to us by baptism, is the pardon of sins. Be baptized, and wash away thy sins; that is, receive the comfort of the pardon of thy sins in and through Jesus Christ, and lay hold on his righteousness for that purpose; and receive power against sin, for the mortifying of thy corruptions. Be baptized, and rest not in the sign, but make sure of the thing signified, the putting away of the filth of sin. The great gospel duty, to which by our baptism we are bound, is, to seek for the pardon of our sins in Christ's name, and in dependence on him and his righteousness. God appoints his labourers their day and their place, and it is fit they should follow his appointment, though it may cross their own will. Providence contrives better for us than we do for ourselves; we must refer ourselves to God's guidance. If Christ send any one, his Spirit shall go along with him, and give him to see the fruit of his labours. But nothing can reconcile man's heart to the gospel, except the special grace of God.