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19:2 and he said unto them, Did ye receive the Holy Spirit when ye believed? And they [said] unto him, Nay, we did not so much as hear whether the Holy Spirit was [given].
19:3 And he said, Into what then were ye baptized? And they said, Into John`s baptism.
19:5 And when they heard this, they were baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus.
19:6 And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.
19:7 And they were in all about twelve men.
19:14 And there were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jew, a chief priest, who did this.
19:15 And the evil spirit answered and said unto them, Jesus I know, and Paul I know, but who are ye?
19:16 And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and mastered both of them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.
19:18 Many also of them that had believed came, confessing, and declaring their deeds.
19:19 And not a few of them that practised magical arts brought their books together and burned them in the sight of all; and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.
19:20 So mightily grew the word of the Lord and prevailed.
19:25 whom he gathered together, with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this business we have our wealth.
19:27 and not only is there danger that this our trade come into disrepute; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana be made of no account, and that she should even be deposed from her magnificence whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.
19:31 And certain also of the Asiarchs, being his friends, sent unto him and besought him not to adventure himself into the theatre.
19:32 Some therefore cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly was in confusion; and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together.
19:35 And when the townclerk had quieted the multitude, he saith, Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there who knoweth not that the city of the Ephesians is temple-keeper of the great Diana, and of the [image] which fell down from Jupiter?
19:36 Seeing then that these things cannot be gainsaid, ye ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rash.
19:37 For ye have brought [hither] these men, who are neither robbers of temples nor blasphemers of our goddess.
19:38 If therefore Demetrius, and the craftsmen that are with him, have a matter against any man, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls: let them accuse one another.
19:39 But if ye seek anything about other matters, it shall be settled in the regular assembly.
19:40 For indeed we are in danger to be accused concerning this day`s riot, there being no cause [for it]: and as touching it we shall not be able to give account of this concourse.