Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Acts 8:17 in English Standard Version "Then they laid their hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit." Ac 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Ac 6:6 These they set before the apostles, and they prayed and laid their hands on them. Ac 9:17 So Ananias departed and entered the house. And laying his hands on him he said, “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus who appeared to you on the road by which you came has sent me so that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.” Ac 19:6 And when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking in tongues and prophesying. Heb 6:2 and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.