Acts 19:1-20Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
Paul Arrives In Ephesus. He Baptizes Some Disciples of Apollos
19 And it came about during Apollos’s being in Corinth that Paul, having gone through the upper regions, came down to Ephesus and found some disciples. 2 And he said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit, having believed?” And the ones said to him, “But we did not even hear if [a]the Holy Spirit is given”. 3 And he said, “Into what then were you baptized?” And the ones said, “Into John’s baptism”. 4 And Paul said, “John baptized a baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe in the One coming after him, that is, in Jesus”. 5 And having heard it, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 6 And Paul having laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they were speaking in tongues and prophesying. 7 And all the men were [totaling] about twelve.
Paul Ministers In Ephesus For Over Two Years, Teaching And Doing Miracles
8 And having entered into the synagogue, he was speaking-boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading as to the things concerning the kingdom of God. 9 But when some were becoming-hardened, and were disobeying, speaking-evil-of the Way before the assembly— having departed from them, he separated the disciples, reasoning daily in the school[b]of Tyrannus. 10 And this took place for two[c] years, so that all the ones dwelling-in Asia heard the word of the Lord— both Jews and Greeks. 11 And God was doing not the ordinary[d] miracles by the hands of Paul— 12 so that handkerchiefs or aprons[e]were even being carried-forth[f] from his skin to the ones being sick, and the diseases were being released from them, and the evil spirits were going out.
Even Some Non-Believing Priests Tried To Utilize Paul’s Power
13 And even some of the Jewish exorcists[g] going-around attempted to name the name of the Lord Jesus over the ones having the evil spirits, saying, “I make you swear[h]by the Jesus Whom Paul is proclaiming”. 14 Now there were seven sons of a certain Sceva[i], a Jewish chief priest, doing this. 15 But having responded, the evil spirit said to them, “I know Jesus and know-about Paul, but who are you?” 16 And the man in whom was the evil spirit— having leaped on them, having subdued[j] all[k]of them— prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and having been wounded. 17 And this became known to all the ones dwelling-in Ephesus— both Jews and Greeks. And fear fell upon them all.
Jesus Was Being Magnified And The Word of The Lord Was Prevailing
18 And the name of the Lord Jesus was being magnified. And many of the ones having believed were coming, confessing-out[l] and declaring[m] their [evil] practices. 19 And many of the ones having practiced sorceries, having brought-together their books, were burning them up in the presence of everyone. And they calculated-up the prices of them, and found it to be fifty thousand silver-coins[n]. 20 Thus in accordance with the might[o]of the Lord, the word was growing and prevailing.
Acts 19:2Or, whether there is [yet] a Holy Spirit. They had not heard that John’s prediction had come to pass, Mt 3:11.
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