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Acts 19 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:1 - And it came to pass, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper districts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:2 - he said to them, Did ye receive the Holy Spirit when ye had believed? And they said to him, We did not even hear if the Holy Spirit was come.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:3 - And he said, To what then were ye baptised? And they said, To the baptism of John.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:4 - And Paul said, John indeed baptised with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe on him that was coming after him, that is, on Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:5 - And when they heard that, they were baptised to the name of the Lord Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:6 - And Paul having laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:7 - And all the men were about twelve.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:8 - And entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly during three months, reasoning and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:9 - But when some were hardened and disbelieved, speaking evil of the way before the multitude, he left them and separated the disciples, reasoning daily in the school of Tyrannus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:10 - And this took place for two years, so that all that inhabited Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks.

Miracles at Ephesus

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:11 - And God wrought no ordinary miracles by the hands of Paul,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:12 - so that even napkins or aprons were brought from his body and put upon the sick, and the diseases left them, and the wicked spirits went out.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:13 - And certain of the Jewish exorcists also, who went about, took in hand to call upon those who had wicked spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, I adjure you by Jesus, whom Paul preaches.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:14 - And there were certain men, seven sons of Sceva, Jewish high priest, who were doing this.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:15 - But the wicked spirit answering said to them, Jesus I know, and Paul I am acquainted with; but *ye*, who are ye?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:16 - And the man in whom the wicked spirit was leaped upon them, and having mastered both, prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:17 - And this became known to all, both Jews and Greeks, who inhabited Ephesus, and fear fell upon all of them, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:18 - And many of those that believed came confessing and declaring their deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:19 - And many of those that practised curious arts brought their books of charms and burnt them before all. And they reckoned up the prices of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:20 - Thus with might the word of the Lord increased and prevailed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:21 - And when these things were fulfilled, Paul purposed in his spirit to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, After I have been there I must see Rome also.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:22 - And having sent into Macedonia two of those ministering to him, Timotheus and Erastus, he remained himself awhile in Asia.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:23 - And there took place at that time no small disturbance about the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:24 - For a certain man by name Demetrius, a silver-beater, making silver temples of Artemis, brought no small gain to the artisans;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:25 - whom having brought together, and those who wrought in such things, he said, Men, ye know that our well-living arises from this work,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:26 - and ye see and hear that this Paul has persuaded and turned away a great crowd, not only of Ephesus, but almost of all Asia, saying that they are no gods which are made with hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:27 - Now not only there is danger for us that our business come into discredit, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis be counted for nothing, and that her greatness should be destroyed whom the whole of Asia and the world reveres.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:28 - And having heard this, and being filled with rage, they cried out, saying, Great is Artemis of the Ephesians.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:29 - And the whole city was filled with confusion, and they rushed with one accord to the theatre, having seized and carried off with them Gaius and Aristarchus, Macedonians, fellow-travellers of Paul.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:30 - But Paul intending to go in to the people, the disciples suffered him not;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:31 - and some of the Asiarchs also, who were his friends, sent to him and urged him not to throw himself into the theatre.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:32 - Different persons therefore cried out some different thing; for the assembly was tumultuous, and the most did not know for what cause they had come together.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:33 - But from among the crowd they put forward Alexander, the Jews pushing him forward. And Alexander, beckoning with his hand, would have made a defence to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:34 - But, recognising that he was a Jew, there was one cry from all, shouting for about two hours, Great is Artemis of the Ephesians.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:35 - And the townclerk, having quieted the crowd, said, Ephesians, what man is there then who does not know that the city of the Ephesians is temple-keeper of Artemis the great, and of the image which fell down from heaven?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:36 - These things therefore being undeniable, it is necessary that ye should be calm and do nothing headlong.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:37 - For ye have brought these men, who are neither temple-plunderers, nor speak injuriously of your goddess.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:38 - If therefore Demetrius and the artisans who are with him have a matter against any one, the courts are being held, and there are proconsuls: let them accuse one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:39 - But if ye inquire anything concerning other matters, it will be settled in the regular assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:40 - For also we are in danger to be put in accusation for sedition for this affair of to-day, no cause existing in reference to which we shall be able to give a reason for this concourse.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:41 - And having said these things, he dismissed the assembly.

In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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