18 When Simon saw that the Spirit was given at the laying on of the apostles’ hands, he offered them money

Read Acts 8:18 Using Other Translations

And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money,
Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money,
When Simon saw that the Spirit was given when the apostles laid their hands on people, he offered them money to buy this power.