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Acts 19

NIV 1 While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples NIV 1 While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples NIV 2 and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They answered, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit." NIV 2 and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They answered, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit." NIV 3 So Paul asked, "Then what baptism did you receive?" "John's baptism," they replied. NIV 3 So Paul asked, "Then what baptism did you receive?" "John's baptism," they replied. NIV 4 Paul said, "John's baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus." NIV 4 Paul said, "John's baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus." NIV 5 On hearing this, they were baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus. NIV 5 On hearing this, they were baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus. NIV 6 When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied. NIV 6 When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied. NIV 7 There were about twelve men in all. NIV 7 There were about twelve men in all. NIV 8 Paul entered the synagogue and spoke boldly there for three months, arguing persuasively about the kingdom of God. NIV 8 Paul entered the synagogue and spoke boldly there for three months, arguing persuasively about the kingdom of God. NIV 9 But some of them became obstinate; they refused to believe and publicly maligned the Way. So Paul left them. He took the disciples with him and had discussions daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus. NIV 9 But some of them became obstinate; they refused to believe and publicly maligned the Way. So Paul left them. He took the disciples with him and had discussions daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus. NIV 10 This went on for two years, so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia heard the word of the Lord. NIV 10 This went on for two years, so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia heard the word of the Lord. NIV 11 God did extraordinary miracles through Paul, NIV 11 God did extraordinary miracles through Paul, NIV 12 so that even handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched him were taken to the sick, and their illnesses were cured and the evil spirits left them. NIV 12 so that even handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched him were taken to the sick, and their illnesses were cured and the evil spirits left them. NIV 13 Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who were demon-possessed. They would say, "In the name of Jesus, whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out." NIV 13 Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who were demon-possessed. They would say, "In the name of Jesus, whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out." NIV 14 Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this. NIV 14 Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this. NIV 15 [One day] the evil spirit answered them, "Jesus I know, and I know about Paul, but who are you?" NIV 15 [One day] the evil spirit answered them, "Jesus I know, and I know about Paul, but who are you?" NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 18 Many of those who believed now came and openly confessed their evil deeds. NIV 18 Many of those who believed now came and openly confessed their evil deeds. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 20 In this way the word of the Lord spread widely and grew in power. NIV 20 In this way the word of the Lord spread widely and grew in power. NIV 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." NIV 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." NIV 22 He sent two of his helpers, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, while he stayed in the province of Asia a little longer. NIV 22 He sent two of his helpers, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, while he stayed in the province of Asia a little longer. NIV 23 About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way. NIV 23 About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way. NIV 24 A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in no little business for the craftsmen. NIV 24 A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in no little business for the craftsmen. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 26 And you see and hear how this fellow Paul has convinced and led astray large numbers of people here in Ephesus and in practically the whole province of Asia. He says that man-made gods are no gods at all. NIV 26 And you see and hear how this fellow Paul has convinced and led astray large numbers of people here in Ephesus and in practically the whole province of Asia. He says that man-made gods are no gods at all. NIV 27 There is danger not only that our trade will lose its good name, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis will be discredited, and the goddess herself, who is worshiped throughout the province of Asia and the world, will be robbed of her divine majesty." NIV 27 There is danger not only that our trade will lose its good name, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis will be discredited, and the goddess herself, who is worshiped throughout the province of Asia and the world, will be robbed of her divine majesty." NIV 28 When they heard this, they were furious and began shouting: "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!" NIV 28 When they heard this, they were furious and began shouting: "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!" NIV 29 Soon the whole city was in an uproar. The people seized Gaius and Aristarchus, Paul's traveling companions from Macedonia, and rushed as one man into the theater. NIV 29 Soon the whole city was in an uproar. The people seized Gaius and Aristarchus, Paul's traveling companions from Macedonia, and rushed as one man into the theater. NIV 30 Paul wanted to appear before the crowd, but the disciples would not let him. NIV 30 Paul wanted to appear before the crowd, but the disciples would not let him. NIV 31 Even some of the officials of the province, friends of Paul, sent him a message begging him not to venture into the theater. NIV 31 Even some of the officials of the province, friends of Paul, sent him a message begging him not to venture into the theater. NIV 32 The assembly was in confusion: Some were shouting one thing, some another. Most of the people did not even know why they were there. NIV 32 The assembly was in confusion: Some were shouting one thing, some another. Most of the people did not even know why they were there. NIV 33 The Jews pushed Alexander to the front, and some of the crowd shouted instructions to him. He motioned for silence in order to make a defense before the people. NIV 33 The Jews pushed Alexander to the front, and some of the crowd shouted instructions to him. He motioned for silence in order to make a defense before the people. NIV 34 But when they realized he was a Jew, they all shouted in unison for about two hours: "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!" NIV 34 But when they realized he was a Jew, they all shouted in unison for about two hours: "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!" NIV 35 The city clerk quieted the crowd and said: "Men of Ephesus, doesn't all the world know that the city of Ephesus is the guardian of the temple of the great Artemis and of her image, which fell from heaven? NIV 35 The city clerk quieted the crowd and said: "Men of Ephesus, doesn't all the world know that the city of Ephesus is the guardian of the temple of the great Artemis and of her image, which fell from heaven? NIV 36 Therefore, since these facts are undeniable, you ought to be quiet and not do anything rash. NIV 36 Therefore, since these facts are undeniable, you ought to be quiet and not do anything rash. NIV 37 You have brought these men here, though they have neither robbed temples nor blasphemed our goddess. NIV 37 You have brought these men here, though they have neither robbed temples nor blasphemed our goddess. NIV 38 If, then, Demetrius and his fellow craftsmen have a grievance against anybody, the courts are open and there are proconsuls. They can press charges. NIV 38 If, then, Demetrius and his fellow craftsmen have a grievance against anybody, the courts are open and there are proconsuls. They can press charges. NIV 39 If there is anything further you want to bring up, it must be settled in a legal assembly. NIV 39 If there is anything further you want to bring up, it must be settled in a legal assembly. NIV 40 As it is, we are in danger of being charged with rioting because of today's events. In that case we would not be able to account for this commotion, since there is no reason for it." NIV 40 As it is, we are in danger of being charged with rioting because of today's events. In that case we would not be able to account for this commotion, since there is no reason for it." NIV 41 After he had said this, he dismissed the assembly. NIV 41 After he had said this, he dismissed the assembly.