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Acts 19

Overview

Acts 19:1, The Holy Ghost is given by Paul’s hands; Acts 19:8, The Jews blaspheme his doctrine, which is confirmed by miracles; Acts 19:13, The Jewish exorcists, Acts 19:16. are beaten by the devil; Acts 19:19, Conjuring books are burnt; Acts 19:21, Demetrius, for love of gain, raises an uproar against Paul; Acts 19:35, which is appeased by the townclerk.

Verse 1

that: Acts 18:24-28, 1 Corinthians 1:12, 1 Corinthians 3:4-7, 1 Corinthians 16:12

Paul: Acts 18:23

came: Acts 18:19-21

Reciprocal: Matthew 11:2 - he Acts 20:18 - from Acts 21:4 - finding Acts 28:14 - we found Romans 15:19 - so that 1 Corinthians 3:6 - Apollos 1 Corinthians 15:32 - Ephesus 2 Corinthians 11:26 - journeyings Ephesians 1:1 - faithful 1 Timothy 1:3 - at 2 Timothy 1:18 - Ephesus Revelation 1:11 - Ephesus

Verse 2

Have ye: Acts 19:5, Acts 2:17, Acts 2:38, Acts 2:39, Acts 8:15-17, Acts 10:44, Acts 11:15-17, Romans 1:11

We have: 1 Samuel 3:7, John 7:39, 1 Corinthians 6:19, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, Galatians 3:5

Reciprocal: John 1:33 - the same John 20:22 - Receive Acts 8:16 - he was Acts 11:16 - how Romans 10:14 - and how shall Galatians 3:2 - Received Hebrews 6:2 - the doctrine

Verse 3

Unto what: Matthew 28:19, 1 Corinthians 12:13

Unto John's: Acts 18:25, Matthew 3:1-17, Luke 3:1-38

Reciprocal: Mark 1:4 - did Acts 13:24 - General

Verse 4

John: Acts 1:5, Acts 11:16, Acts 13:23-25, Matthew 3:11, Matthew 3:12, Matthew 11:3-5, Matthew 21:25-32, Mark 1:1-12, Luke 1:76-79, Luke 3:16-18, John 1:15, John 1:27, John 1:29-34, John 3:28-36, John 5:33-35

Reciprocal: Malachi 3:1 - and he Matthew 3:6 - were Mark 1:4 - did Mark 1:8 - he shall Luke 1:77 - give Luke 3:3 - preaching John 1:7 - a witness John 1:8 - that light John 1:19 - Who John 1:31 - therefore Acts 2:38 - in Acts 13:24 - General Acts 13:25 - whom

Verse 5

they: Acts 2:38, Acts 8:12, Acts 8:16, Romans 6:3, Romans 6:4, 1 Corinthians 1:13-15, 1 Corinthians 10:2

Reciprocal: Matthew 3:6 - were Luke 3:16 - I indeed Acts 19:2 - Have ye

Verse 6

laid: Acts 6:6, Acts 8:17-19, Acts 9:17, 1 Timothy 5:22, 2 Timothy 1:6

the Holy Ghost: Acts 2:4, Acts 10:45, Acts 10:46, Acts 13:2, 1 Corinthians 12:8-11, 1 Corinthians 12:28-30

and prophesied: 1 Corinthians 14:1-25

Reciprocal: Exodus 35:35 - the cunning Numbers 27:18 - lay Mark 16:17 - they Acts 8:16 - only Acts 10:44 - the Holy Ghost Acts 11:15 - the Holy Ghost Romans 1:11 - that 1 Corinthians 12:10 - divers 1 Corinthians 13:8 - tongues 1 Corinthians 14:2 - he that 1 Thessalonians 5:20 - General 1 Timothy 4:14 - with Hebrews 6:2 - laying

Verse 7

Reciprocal: Acts 13:12 - when

Verse 8

went: Acts 13:14, Acts 13:46, Acts 14:1, Acts 26:22, Acts 26:23

disputing: Acts 19:9, Acts 1:3, Acts 9:20-22, Acts 17:1-3, Acts 17:17, Acts 18:4, Acts 18:19, Acts 28:23, Jude 1:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 35:35 - the cunning Jeremiah 15:10 - a man Luke 16:31 - be persuaded Acts 4:29 - that Acts 9:29 - disputed Acts 13:5 - in the Acts 13:43 - persuaded Acts 17:2 - went Acts 20:31 - by Acts 28:24 - General 1 Corinthians 16:9 - a great Ephesians 6:19 - that I 1 Thessalonians 2:2 - much

Verse 9

Cir, am 4061, ad 57

divers: Acts 7:51, Acts 13:45, Acts 13:46, Acts 18:6, 2 Kings 17:14, 2 Chronicles 30:8, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Nehemiah 9:16, Nehemiah 9:17, Nehemiah 9:29, Psalms 95:8, Isaiah 8:14, Jeremiah 7:26, Jeremiah 19:15, John 12:40, Romans 9:18, Romans 11:7, *marg. Hebrews 3:13

but spake: Acts 19:23, Acts 9:2, Acts 22:4, Acts 24:21, Acts 28:22, 2 Timothy 1:15, 2 Peter 2:2, 2 Peter 2:12, Jude 1:10

he departed: Acts 14:4, Acts 17:4, Acts 18:7, Acts 18:8, Matthew 15:14, Matthew 16:4, Luke 12:51-53, 1 Timothy 6:5, 2 Timothy 3:5

daily: Acts 20:31, Proverbs 8:34, Matthew 26:55, 2 Timothy 4:2

Reciprocal: Proverbs 28:4 - but Jeremiah 15:10 - a man Amos 8:14 - manner Acts 13:43 - followed Acts 18:25 - instructed Acts 19:8 - disputing Acts 24:14 - after Acts 28:24 - General 1 Corinthians 16:9 - there 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - Forbidding Hebrews 3:8 - Harden

Verse 10

this: Acts 18:11, Acts 20:18, Acts 20:31, Romans 10:18

Asia: Acts 16:6, 2 Timothy 1:15, 1 Peter 1:1, Revelation 1:4, Revelation 1:11

both: Acts 18:4, Acts 20:20, Acts 20:21, Romans 1:16, Romans 10:12, 1 Corinthians 1:22-24, Galatians 3:28, Colossians 3:11

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 47:4 - the waters were to the knees Acts 2:9 - Asia Acts 6:9 - Asia Acts 9:35 - all Acts 13:49 - was Acts 14:1 - Greeks Acts 14:3 - therefore Acts 17:4 - the devout Acts 18:6 - from Acts 19:17 - all Acts 19:26 - that not Acts 19:31 - the chief 1 Corinthians 16:9 - there 1 Corinthians 16:19 - churches

Verse 11

Acts 5:12, Acts 14:3, Acts 15:12, Acts 16:18, Mark 16:17-20, John 14:12, Romans 15:18, Romans 15:19, Galatians 3:5, Hebrews 2:4

Reciprocal: Matthew 8:15 - touched Matthew 14:36 - only Matthew 15:30 - great Mark 3:10 - pressed Luke 5:17 - power Acts 5:15 - they brought Acts 28:8 - laid 1 Corinthians 12:9 - the gifts 2 Corinthians 13:8 - General Galatians 2:8 - the same

Verse 12

Acts 5:15, 2 Kings 4:29-31, 2 Kings 13:20, 2 Kings 13:21

Reciprocal: Zechariah 8:23 - take Matthew 9:2 - they brought Matthew 9:20 - touched Matthew 9:21 - If Matthew 14:36 - only Matthew 15:30 - great Mark 3:10 - pressed Mark 5:27 - touched Mark 16:17 - In Mark 16:18 - they shall lay Luke 4:36 - What Luke 4:40 - and he Luke 6:19 - sought Luke 8:29 - commanded Luke 8:44 - touched John 14:12 - greater Acts 14:3 - granted Acts 16:18 - I command Acts 28:8 - laid Romans 15:19 - mighty 1 Corinthians 12:9 - the gifts Galatians 2:8 - the same Galatians 3:5 - worketh Hebrews 2:4 - God

Verse 13

vagabond: Genesis 4:12, Genesis 4:14, Psalms 109:10

exorcists: Matthew 12:27, Luke 11:19

took: Acts 8:18, Acts 8:19, Mark 9:38, Luke 9:49

adjure: Joshua 6:26, 1 Samuel 14:24, 1 Kings 22:16, Matthew 26:63, Mark 5:7

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 22:11 - horns of iron 2 Kings 4:31 - neither voice 2 Chronicles 18:15 - shall I adjure Psalms 50:16 - What Matthew 7:21 - saith Matthew 7:22 - have we Matthew 8:16 - and he Matthew 17:18 - rebuked Mark 3:11 - unclean Mark 9:39 - there Luke 9:40 - and they Acts 3:6 - In Acts 3:16 - through Acts 8:35 - preached Acts 16:17 - These 1 Thessalonians 5:27 - I charge

Verse 15

Acts 16:17, Acts 16:18, Genesis 3:1-5, 1 Kings 22:21-23, Matthew 8:29-31, Mark 1:24, Mark 1:34, Mark 5:9-13, Luke 4:33-35, Luke 8:28-32

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 4:4 - Hophni 1 Samuel 16:14 - evil spirit Job 22:30 - pureness Malachi 1:9 - will he Matthew 7:5 - first Matthew 8:33 - General Matthew 10:1 - he gave Matthew 17:16 - and they 2 Timothy 3:9 - their James 2:19 - the

Verse 16

Mark 5:3, Mark 5:4, Mark 5:15, Luke 8:29, Luke 8:35

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 4:4 - Hophni 1 Samuel 16:14 - evil spirit Job 22:30 - pureness Isaiah 20:2 - naked Malachi 1:9 - will he Matthew 17:16 - and they Luke 8:34 - they fled

Verse 17

all: Acts 19:10

and fear: Acts 2:43, Acts 5:5, Acts 5:11, Acts 5:13, Acts 13:12, Leviticus 10:3, 1 Samuel 6:20, 2 Samuel 6:9, Psalms 64:9, Luke 1:65, Luke 7:16

the name: Philippians 1:20, Philippians 2:9-11, 2 Thessalonians 1:12, 2 Thessalonians 3:1, Hebrews 2:8, Hebrews 2:9, Revelation 5:12-14

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:25 - magnified Solomon Psalms 34:3 - magnify Psalms 40:16 - say Zechariah 13:5 - I am no Luke 8:34 - they fled John 17:10 - and I Acts 9:42 - and many Acts 14:1 - Greeks Acts 18:19 - Ephesus Acts 20:21 - to the Jews Colossians 3:17 - in the 1 Timothy 5:20 - that others

Verse 18

confessed: Leviticus 16:21, Leviticus 26:40, Job 33:27, Job 33:28, Psalms 32:5, Proverbs 28:13, Jeremiah 3:13, Ezekiel 16:63, Ezekiel 36:31, Matthew 3:6, Romans 10:10, 1 John 1:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:21 - they said Hosea 14:8 - What Mark 1:5 - confessing Acts 8:9 - used Acts 9:42 - and many Acts 13:6 - certain Acts 16:5 - increased Acts 19:26 - that not James 5:16 - Confess

Verse 19

used: Acts 8:9-11, Acts 13:6, Acts 13:8, Exodus 7:11, Exodus 7:22, Deuteronomy 18:10-12, 1 Samuel 28:7-9, 1 Chronicles 10:13, 2 Chronicles 33:6, Isaiah 8:19, Isaiah 47:12, Isaiah 47:13, Daniel 2:2

curious:וסיוסדב [Strong's G4021], curious, that is, magical arts, in which sense the word is used in the Greek writers. The study of magic was prosecuted with such zeal at Ephesus, that צוףיב [Strong's G2180], דסבללבפב [Strong's G1121], the Ephesian letters, certain charms, or words used in incantation, became much celebrated in antiquity.

and burned: Genesis 35:4, Exodus 32:20, Deuteronomy 7:25, Deuteronomy 7:26, Isaiah 2:20, Isaiah 2:21, Isaiah 30:22, Matthew 5:29, Matthew 5:30, Luke 14:33, Hebrews 10:34

fifty: Probably Attic drachms; which at 7, 1/2d. each, would amount to 1, 562£. 10s. or at, 9d. each, to 1, 875£.

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:12 - but Aaron's Exodus 22:18 - General Leviticus 13:52 - burn Leviticus 19:31 - General Acts 27:2 - Aristarchus

Verse 20

Acts 6:7, Acts 12:24, Isaiah 55:11, 2 Thessalonians 3:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:12 - but Aaron's Leviticus 13:52 - burn Leviticus 19:31 - General Psalms 98:1 - his right Psalms 110:3 - day Mark 4:31 - is less than Acts 9:35 - all

Verse 21

Cir, am 4063, ad 59

these: Romans 15:25-28, Galatians 2:1

purposed: Acts 16:6-10, Acts 18:21, Acts 20:22, Lamentations 3:37, Romans 1:13, 2 Corinthians 1:15-18

when: Acts 20:1-6

to go: Acts 20:16, Acts 20:22, Acts 21:4, Acts 21:11-15, Acts 21:17, Acts 24:17, Acts 24:18, Romans 15:25, Romans 15:26

I must: Acts 18:21, Acts 23:11, Acts 25:10-12, Acts 27:1, Acts 27:24, Acts 28:16, Acts 28:30, Acts 28:31, Romans 1:15, Romans 15:23-29, Philippians 1:12-14

Reciprocal: Acts 16:9 - Macedonia Acts 19:27 - that not Acts 20:3 - he purposed Acts 25:12 - unto Caesar shalt Romans 1:9 - with Romans 1:10 - a prosperous Romans 15:24 - I take 1 Corinthians 4:17 - I sent 1 Corinthians 4:19 - I 1 Corinthians 16:5 - when 2 Corinthians 1:16 - and to come

Verse 22

Macedonia: Acts 16:9, Acts 16:10, Acts 18:5, Acts 20:1, 2 Corinthians 1:16, 2 Corinthians 2:13, 2 Corinthians 8:1, 2 Corinthians 11:9, 1 Thessalonians 1:8

that ministered: Acts 13:5, Acts 16:3

Erastus: Romans 16:23, 2 Timothy 4:20

Reciprocal: Acts 17:14 - but Romans 16:21 - Timotheus 1 Corinthians 4:17 - I sent 1 Corinthians 16:10 - if 1 Thessalonians 1:1 - Timotheus

Verse 23

there: 2 Corinthians 1:8-10, 2 Corinthians 6:9

that: Acts 19:9, Acts 9:2, Acts 18:26, Acts 22:4, Acts 24:14, Acts 24:22

Reciprocal: Amos 8:14 - manner Matthew 22:34 - they Matthew 27:20 - persuaded Acts 4:2 - grieved Acts 12:18 - there Acts 18:25 - instructed Acts 20:1 - after 1 Corinthians 15:32 - Ephesus 2 Corinthians 6:5 - in tumults 2 Corinthians 11:26 - in perils by the

Verse 24

shrines:בןץע, temples, probably portable silver models of the temple of Diana, and small images of the goddess, somewhat like the Santa Casa purchased by pilgrims at Loretto.

Diana: Acts 19:27, Acts 19:28, Acts 19:34, Acts 19:35

brought: Acts 16:16, Isaiah 56:11, Isaiah 56:12, 1 Timothy 6:9, 1 Timothy 6:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:23 - General Ecclesiastes 10:13 - beginning Isaiah 41:6 - helped Isaiah 44:11 - let them all Jeremiah 12:6 - yea Jeremiah 26:9 - And all Daniel 5:4 - of gold John 2:16 - make Acts 16:19 - the hope Acts 17:5 - and set Acts 19:38 - Demetrius 1 Timothy 6:5 - supposing Revelation 18:15 - which

Verse 25

ye know: Acts 16:19, Hosea 4:8, Hosea 12:7, Hosea 12:8, 2 Peter 2:3, Revelation 18:3, Revelation 18:11-19

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 15:10 - a man

Verse 26

that not: Acts 19:10, Acts 19:18-20, 1 Corinthians 16:8, 1 Corinthians 16:9, 1 Thessalonians 1:9

that they: Acts 14:15, Acts 17:29, Psalms 115:4-8, Psalms 135:15-18, Isaiah 44:10-20, Isaiah 46:5-8, Jeremiah 10:3-5, Jeremiah 10:11, Jeremiah 10:14, Jeremiah 10:15, Hosea 8:6, 1 Corinthians 8:4, 1 Corinthians 10:19, 1 Corinthians 10:20, 1 Corinthians 12:2, Galatians 4:8

made: Acts 19:35

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:2 - strange Exodus 20:4 - General Exodus 32:1 - make Exodus 34:17 - General Judges 18:24 - what have 1 Chronicles 16:26 - all the gods 2 Chronicles 13:9 - no gods 2 Chronicles 32:13 - were the gods 2 Chronicles 32:15 - persuade Nehemiah 2:10 - it grieved Psalms 96:5 - For Jeremiah 16:20 - General Daniel 3:1 - made John 3:26 - and all Acts 6:9 - Asia Acts 13:49 - was Acts 16:6 - Asia Acts 18:4 - persuaded Acts 18:19 - Ephesus Acts 19:34 - they knew Acts 21:28 - Men 2 Corinthians 5:11 - we persuade 2 Corinthians 6:9 - well Galatians 2:8 - the same Revelation 9:20 - worship

Verse 27

that not: Acts 19:21, Zephaniah 2:11, Matthew 23:14, 1 Timothy 6:5

whom: 1 John 5:19, Revelation 13:3, Revelation 13:8

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 2:10 - it grieved Hosea 10:5 - for the glory John 3:26 - and all Acts 2:9 - Asia Acts 16:6 - Asia Acts 19:24 - Diana 2 Timothy 1:15 - that

Verse 28

they: Acts 7:54, Acts 16:19-24, Acts 21:28-31, Psalms 2:2, Revelation 12:12

and cried: Acts 19:34, Acts 19:35, 1 Samuel 5:3-5, 1 Kings 18:26-29, Isaiah 41:5-7, Jeremiah 50:38, Revelation 13:4, Revelation 17:13

Reciprocal: Psalms 2:1 - rage Psalms 83:2 - lo Acts 16:22 - the multitude Acts 19:24 - Diana Acts 23:10 - fearing Acts 26:17 - Delivering Ephesians 4:31 - clamour

Verse 29

the whole: Acts 19:32, Acts 17:8, Acts 21:30, Acts 21:38

Gaius: Romans 16:23, 1 Corinthians 1:14

Aristarchus: Acts 20:4, Acts 27:2, Colossians 4:10, Philemon 1:24

Macedonia: Macedonia, an extensive province of Greece, was bounded on the north by the mountains of Haemus, on the south by Epirus and Achaia, on the east by the Aegean sea and Thrace, and on the west by the Adriatic sea; celebrated in all histories as being the third kingdom which, under Alexander the Great, obtained the empire of the world, and had under it 150 nations.

the theatre: 1 Corinthians 4:9,*Gr.

Reciprocal: Ephesians 4:31 - clamour James 3:16 - there 3 John 1:1 - the wellbeloved

Verse 30

Paul: Acts 14:14-18, Acts 17:22-31, Acts 21:39

the disciples: 2 Samuel 18:2, 2 Samuel 18:3, 2 Samuel 21:17

Reciprocal: Acts 21:37 - General

Verse 31

the chief: Acts 19:10, Acts 16:6, Proverbs 16:7

desiring: Acts 21:12

Reciprocal: Acts 2:9 - Asia 1 Corinthians 4:9 - spectacle 2 Timothy 1:15 - that

Verse 32

cried: Acts 19:29, Acts 21:34

and the: Acts 19:40, Matthew 11:7-9, Luke 7:24-26

Reciprocal: Acts 21:22 - the multitude

Verse 33

Alexander: 1 Timothy 1:20, 2 Timothy 4:14

beckoned: Acts 12:17, Acts 13:16, Acts 21:40, Acts 24:10, Luke 1:22

his: Acts 22:1, Acts 26:1, Acts 26:2, Philippians 1:7

Verse 34

they knew: Acts 19:26, Acts 16:20, Romans 2:22

all: 1 Kings 18:26, Matthew 6:7

Great: Acts 19:28, Revelation 13:4

Reciprocal: Daniel 3:3 - the princes Mark 15:14 - And Acts 19:24 - Diana 2 Timothy 4:14 - Alexander 1 Peter 1:18 - received

Verse 35

Ye men: Ephesians 2:12

a worshipper: Gr. the temple-keeper

and of: Acts 19:26, 2 Thessalonians 2:10, 2 Thessalonians 2:11, 1 Timothy 4:2

Jupiter: Acts 14:12, Acts 14:13

Reciprocal: Job 12:9 - Who Psalms 115:4 - Their idols Daniel 3:3 - the princes Acts 17:22 - I perceive Acts 19:24 - Diana Acts 19:28 - and cried Ephesians 2:2 - in time 1 Peter 1:18 - received

Verse 36

ye ought: Acts 5:35-39, Proverbs 14:29, Proverbs 25:8

Reciprocal: Acts 4:14 - they

Verse 37

which: Acts 25:8, 1 Corinthians 10:32, 2 Corinthians 6:3

Reciprocal: Acts 24:6 - gone

Verse 38

Demetrius: Acts 19:24

have: Acts 18:14, Deuteronomy 17:8, 1 Corinthians 6:1

the law is open: or, the court-days are kept

Reciprocal: Acts 13:7 - the deputy

Verse 39

lawful: or, ordinary, Acts 19:39

Verse 40

we are: Acts 17:5-8

uproar: Acts 20:1, Acts 21:31, Acts 21:38, 1 Kings 1:41, Matthew 26:5

Reciprocal: Acts 19:32 - and the

Verse 41

when: Proverbs 15:1, Proverbs 15:2, Ecclesiastes 9:17

he dismissed: Psalms 65:7, 2 Corinthians 1:8-10

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Acts 19". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/acts-19.html.