18 Even with these words, they had difficulty keeping the crowd from sacrificing to them.

Read Acts 14:18 Using Other Translations

And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice unto them.
Even with these words they scarcely restrained the people from offering sacrifice to them.
But even with these words, Paul and Barnabas could scarcely restrain the people from sacrificing to them.