Native language (Acts 2:8)

“How is it

That we hear,

Each of us,

In our own native language

Where we were born?”

καὶ πῶς ἡμεῖς ἀκούομεν ἕκαστος τῇ ἰδίᾳ διαλέκτῳ ἡμῶν ἐν ᾗ ἐγεννήθημεν,

The author of Acts indicated that these Jewish people in Jerusalem for the celebration of Weeks or Pentecost asked how it was that they heard (καὶ πῶς ἡμεῖς ἀκούομεν) these Galileans speaking to each of them in their own native language (ἕκαστος τῇ ἰδίᾳ διαλέκτῳ ἡμῶν) where they were born (ἐν ᾗ ἐγεννήθημεν)?  How were these Galileans so learned that they knew all these various languages?  This was almost like a reverse Tower of Babel.  Was this a foreshadowing of the universality of Christianity?  Do you have a native language that is not well known?

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