Acts 19:15-25 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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15 And the evil spirit answered and said to them, "I recognize Jesus, and I know about Paul, but who are you?" 15 [One day] the evil spirit answered them, "Jesus I know, and I know about Paul, but who are you?"
16 And the man, in whom was the evil spirit, leaped on them and subdued all of them and overpowered them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded. 16 Then the man who had the evil spirit jumped on them and overpowered them all. He gave them such a beating that they ran out of the house naked and bleeding.
17 This became known to all, both Jews and Greeks, who lived in Ephesus ; and fear fell upon them all and the name of the Lord Jesus was being magnified. 17 When this became known to the Jews and Greeks living in Ephesus, they were all seized with fear, and the name of the Lord Jesus was held in high honor.
18 Many also of those who had believed kept coming, confessing and disclosing their practices. 18 Many of those who believed now came and openly confessed their evil deeds.
19 And many of those who practiced magic brought their books together and began burning them in the sight of everyone ; and they counted up the price of them and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver. 19 A number who had practiced sorcery brought their scrolls together and burned them publicly. When they calculated the value of the scrolls, the total came to fifty thousand drachmas.
20 So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing. 20 In this way the word of the Lord spread widely and grew in power.
21 Now after these things were finished, Paul purposed in the Spirit to go to Jerusalem after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, "After I have been there, I must also see Rome." 21 After all this had happened, Paul decided to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia. "After I have been there," he said, "I must visit Rome also."
22 And having sent into Macedonia two of those who ministered to him, Timothy and Erastus, he himself stayed in Asia for a while. 22 He sent two of his helpers, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, while he stayed in the province of Asia a little longer.
23 About that time there occurred no small disturbance concerning the Way. 23 About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way.
24 For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, was bringing no little business to the craftsmen ; 24 A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in no little business for the craftsmen.
25 these he gathered together with the workmen of similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperity depends upon this business. 25 He called them together, along with the workmen in related trades, and said: "Men, you know we receive a good income from this business.