Paul and Silas Imprisoned

16 And it happened that [as] we were going to the place of prayer, a certain female slave who had a spirit of divination met us, who was bringing a large profit to her owners [by] fortune-telling.

References for Acts 16:16

    • l 16:16 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("were going")
    • m 16:16 - Literally "a spirit of Python"; Python was the name of the serpent or dragon that guarded the Delphic oracle at the foot of Mt. Parnassus and the word eventually came to be used for a spirit of divination
    • n 16:16 - *Here "[by]" is supplied as a component of the infinitive ("fortune-telling") which is understood as means