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 Acts 19:23 - 41
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   Book of Acts
   Chapter 19  - Click for Chapter Audio
19:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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About that time there occurred no small disturbance concerning the R1177 Way.
 
19:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, F430 was R1178 bringing no little business F431 to the craftsmen;
 
19:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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these he gathered together with the workmen of similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperity depends F432 upon this business.
 
19:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"You see and hear that not only in Ephesus, R1179 but in almost all of Asia, R1180 F433 this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable number of people, saying that gods R1181 F434 made with hands are no gods at all.
 
19:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Not only is there danger that this trade of ours fall into disrepute, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis F435 be regarded as worthless and that she whom all of Asia R1182 F436 and the R1183 world F437 worship will even be dethroned from her magnificence."
 
19:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When they heard this and were filled with rage, they began crying out, saying, "Great is Artemis F438 of the Ephesians!" R1184
 
19:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The city was filled with the confusion, and they rushed with F439 one accord into the theater, dragging along Gaius R1185 and Aristarchus, R1186 Paul's traveling companions R1187 from Macedonia. R1188
 
19:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And when Paul wanted to go into the assembly, F440 the R1189 disciples would not let him.
 
19:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Also some of the Asiarchs F441 who were friends of his sent to him and repeatedly urged him not to venture F442 into the theater.
 
19:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So R1190 then, some were shouting one thing and some another, for the assembly F443 was in confusion and the majority did not know for F444 what reason they had come together.
 
19:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Some of the crowd concluded F445 it was Alexander, since the Jews had put him forward; and having motioned R1191 with his hand, Alexander was intending to make a defense to the assembly. F446
 
19:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But when they recognized that he was a Jew, a single outcry arose from them all as they shouted for about two hours, "Great is Artemis F447 of the Ephesians!"
 
19:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After quieting the crowd, the town clerk said, "Men of Ephesus, R1192 what man is there after all who does not know that the city of the Ephesians is guardian of the temple of the great Artemis F448 and of the image which fell down from heaven? F449
 
19:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"So, since these are undeniable facts, you ought to keep calm and to do nothing rash.
 
19:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"For you have brought these men here who are neither robbers R1193 of temples nor blasphemers of our goddess.
 
19:38 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"So then, if Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a complaint against any man, the courts are in session and proconsuls R1194 F450 are available; let them bring charges against one another.
 
19:39 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"But if you want anything beyond this, it shall be settled in the lawful F451 assembly. F452
 
19:40 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"For indeed we are in danger of being accused of a riot in connection with today's events, since there is no real cause for it, and in this connection we will be unable to account for this disorderly gathering."
 
19:41 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After saying this he dismissed the assembly. F453
 

FOOTNOTES:
F430 Lat Diana
F431 Or profit
F432 Lit is from
F433 V 22, note 1
F434 Lit those
F435 Lat Diana
F436 V 22, note 1
F437 Lit the inhabited earth
F438 Lat Diana
F439 Or together
F440 Lit people
F441 I.e. political or religious officials of the province of Asia
F442 Lit give himself
F443 Gr ekklesia
F444 Or on whose account
F445 Or advised Alexander
F446 Lit people
F447 Lat Diana
F448 Lat Diana
F449 Lit Zeus; Lat Jupiter
F450 Or provincial governors
F451 Or regular
F452 Gr ekklesia
F453 Gr ekklesia

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R1177 Acts 19:9
R1178 Acts 16:16,19f
R1179 Acts 18:19
R1180 Acts 19:10
R1181 Deuteronomy 4:28; Psalms 115:4; Isaiah 44:10-20; Jeremiah 10:3ff; Acts 17:29; 1 Corinthians 8:4; 10:19; Revelation 9:20
R1182 Acts 19:10
R1183 Matthew 24:14
R1184 Acts 18:19
R1185 Acts 20:4
R1186 Acts 20:4; 27:2; Colossians 4:10; Philemon 24
R1187 Acts 13:5; 19:22; 20:34; 2 Corinthians 8:19
R1188 Acts 16:9; 19:22
R1189 Acts 19:9
R1190 Acts 21:34
R1191 Acts 12:17
R1192 Acts 18:19
R1193 Romans 2:22
R1194 Acts 13:7

 
 

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