Then they took him and brought him to a meeting of the Areopagus,1 where they said to him, "May we know what this new teaching2 is that you are presenting?
References for Acts 17:19
You are bringing some strange ideas to our ears, and we want to know what they mean."
(All the Athenians3 and the foreigners who lived there spent their time doing nothing but talking about and listening to the latest ideas.)
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