Acts 2:1

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
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Bede

AD 735
It should be noted that among the ancients the day of Pentecost was computed from the time of the killing of the pascal lamb. In our case, however, it is not from the Lord's passion, but from his resurrection.

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Altogether in one place. The Greek signifies, were all of one mind. (Witham)

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Pariter in eodem loco. omothumadon epi to auto, concorditer. Ver. 27. My soul in hell. Animam meam in Inferno, ten psuchen mou eis adou.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Dost thou perceive the type? What is this Pentecost? The time when the sickle was to be put to the harvest, and the ingathering was made. See now the reality, when the time was come to put in the sickle of the word: for here, as the sickle, keen-edged, came the Spirit down. For hear the words of Christ: "Lift up your eyes," He said, "and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest." (John 4:35.) And again, "The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few." (Matthew 9:38.) But as the first-fruits of this harvest, He himself took , and bore it up on high. Himself first put in the sickle. Therefore also He calls the Word the Seed. "When," it says, "the day of Pentecost was fully come" (Luke 8:5, 11): that is, when at the Pentecost, while about it, in short. For it was essential that the present events likewise should take place during the feast, that those who had witnessed the crucifixion of Christ, might also behold these. "And suddenly there came a sound from heave...

Rabanus Maurus

AD 856
The Law was given on Mount Sinai, the Spirit on Mount Sion, the Law on an elevated place in the mountain, the Spirit in an upper room.

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
The first infusion of the Holy Spirit into the congregated disciples took place at "the third hour.". Hour is demonstrated as an hour of prayer, about which hour it was that they who had received the initiatory gift of the Holy Spirit were held for drunkards;

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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