And the evilspiritanswered and said to them, "I recognizeJesus, and I knowaboutPaul, but who are you?"
And the man, in whom was the evilspirit, leaped on them and subduedall of them and overpowered them, so that they fled out of that housenaked and wounded.
17Thisbecameknown to all, bothJews and Greeks, who lived in 1Ephesus; and fearfell upon them all and the name of the LordJesus was being magnified.
18Manyalso of those who had believed kept coming, confessing and disclosing their practices.
And many of those who practicedmagicbrought their bookstogether and began burning them in the sight of everyone; and they counted up the price of them and found it afiftythousand2pieces of silver.
20Sob3the word of the Lord4was growingmightily and prevailing.
21Nowafterthesethings were finished, Paulpurposed in the cSpirit to 5go to Jerusalem6after he had passedthrough7Macedonia and 8Achaia, saying, "After I have beenthere, 9I mustalsoseeRome."
And having sent into 10Macedoniatwo of 11those who ministered to him, 12Timothy and 13Erastus, he himselfstayed in d14Asia for a while.
23About that time there occurrednosmalldisturbanceconcerning15the Way.
For a mannamedDemetrius, a silversmith, who madesilvershrines of eArtemis, 16was bringingnolittlefbusiness to the craftsmen;
25these he gatheredtogether with the workmen of similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperitygdepends upon thisbusiness.