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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Sceva

A Jew at Ephesus, a chief of the priests, whose seven sons sought by the name of Jesus to cast out a demon. The demon acknowledged that he knew Jesus and Paul, but demanded "Who are ye?" and then by means of the possessed man attacked them, so that they fled away naked and wounded. Acts 19:14-16 . Here Satan showed his power as the 'strong man.' The One stronger than he would not let His power be used by these men.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Sceva'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/s/sceva.html. 1897.

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