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19:2 He said to them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They said to him, "No, we did not so much as hear whether there is a Holy Spirit."
19:3 He said, "Into what then were you baptized?" They said, "Into John`s baptism."
19:5 When they heard this, they were baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus.
19:6 When Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke with other languages, and prophesied.
19:7 They were about twelve men in all.
19:14 There were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, who did this.
19:15 The evil spirit answered, "Jesus I know, and Paul I know, but who are you?"
19:16 The man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overpowered them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.
19:18 Many also of those who had believed came, confessing, and declaring their deeds.
19:20 So the word of the Lord was growing and becoming mighty.
19:25 whom he gathered together, with the workmen of like occupation, and said, "Sirs, you know that by this business we have our wealth.
19:27 Not only is there danger that this our trade come into disrepute, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis will be counted as nothing, and her majesty destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worships."
19:28 When they heard this they were filled with wrath, and cried out, saying, "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!"
19:31 Certain also of the Asiarchs, being his friends, sent to him and begged him not to venture into the theater.
19:32 Some therefore cried one thing, and some another, for the assembly was in confusion. Most of them didn`t know why they had come together.
19:35 When the town clerk had quieted the multitude, he said, "You men of Ephesus, what man is there who doesn`t know that the city of the Ephesians is temple-keeper of the great goddess Artemis, and of the image which fell down from Zeus?
19:36 Seeing then that these things can`t be denied, you ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rash.
19:37 For you have brought these men here, who are neither robbers of temples nor blasphemers of your goddess.
19:38 If therefore Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him, have a matter against anyone, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls. Let them press charges against one another.
19:39 But if you seek anything about other matters, it will be settled in the regular assembly.
19:40 For indeed we are in danger of being accused concerning this day`s riot, there being no cause. Concerning it, we wouldn`t be able to give an account of this commotion."