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Acts 19:21-41

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 a lot of business for the craftsmen there. NIV 24 A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in a lot of business for the craftsmen there. NIV 25 He called them together, along with the workers in related trades, and said: “You know, my friends, that we receive a good income from this business. NIV 25 He called them together, along with the workers in related trades, and said: “You know, my friends, that 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 gods made by human hands 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 gods made by human hands 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 all of them rushed into the theater together. NIV 29 Soon the whole city was in an uproar. The people seized Gaius and Aristarchus, Paul’s traveling companions from Macedonia, and all of them rushed into the theater together. 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 in the crowd pushed Alexander to the front, and they shouted instructions to him. He motioned for silence in order to make a defense before the people. NIV 33 The Jews in the crowd pushed Alexander to the front, and they 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: “Fellow Ephesians, 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: “Fellow Ephesians, 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 calm down and not do anything rash. NIV 36 Therefore, since these facts are undeniable, you ought to calm down 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 what happened today. 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 what happened today. 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.

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