Acts 19:27-37 KJV

27 So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought;a but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised * * , and * her magnificence should be destroyed , whom all Asia and the world worshippeth .

References for Acts 19:27

    • ˆ 19:27 - set at nought: or, brought into disrepute, or, contempt
      28 And when they heard these sayings, they were full of wrath, and cried out , saying , Great is Diana of the Ephesians.
      29 And the whole city was filled with confusion: and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul's companions in travel, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.
      31 And * certain of the chief of Asia, which were his friends, sent unto him, desiring him that he would not adventure himself into the theatre.
      32 Some therefore * cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly was confused ; and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together .
      33 And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward . And Alexander beckoned with the hand, and would have made his defence unto the people.
      34 But when they knew that he was a Jew, all * with one voice about the space of two hours cried out , Great is Diana of the Ephesians.
      35 And when the townclerk had appeased the people, he said , Ye men of Ephesus, what * man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipperb of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?

      References for Acts 19:35

        • ‰ 19:35 - a worshipper: Gr. the temple keeper
          36 Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken against, ye ought * to be quiet , and to do nothing rashly.
          37 For ye have brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers of your goddess.