Acts 19:25
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New International Version
He called them together, along with the workers in related trades, and said: "You know, my friends, that we receive a good income from this business.

New Living Translation
He called them together, along with others employed in similar trades, and addressed them as follows: "Gentlemen, you know that our wealth comes from this business.

English Standard Version
These he gathered together, with the workmen in similar trades, and said, “Men, you know that from this business we have our wealth.

Berean Study Bible
Demetrius assembled the craftsmen, along with the workmen in related trades. "Men," he said, "you know that this business is our source of prosperity.

Berean Literal Bible
whom having brought together along with the workmen in such things, he said, "Men, you know that from this business is our wealth.

New American Standard Bible
these he gathered together with the workmen of similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperity depends upon this business.

King James Bible
Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this craft we have our wealth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When he had assembled them, as well as the workers engaged in this type of business, he said: "Men, you know that our prosperity is derived from this business.

International Standard Version
He called a meeting of these men and others who were engaged in similar trades and said, "Men, you well know that we get a good income from this business.

NET Bible
He gathered these together, along with the workmen in similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperity comes from this business.

New Heart English Bible
whom he gathered together, with the workmen of like occupation, and said, "Sirs, you know that by this business we have our wealth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
This man gathered all members of his craft together and those who worked with them, and he said to them, “Men, you know that all of our profit is from this work.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He called a meeting of his workers and others who did similar work. Demetrius said, "Men, you know that we're earning a good income from this business,

New American Standard 1977
these he gathered together with the workmen of similar trades, and said, “Men, you know that our prosperity depends upon this business.

Jubilee Bible 2000
whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation and said, Sirs, ye know that by this gain we have our wealth.

King James 2000 Bible
Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, you know that by this craft we have our wealth.

American King James Version
Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, you know that by this craft we have our wealth.

American Standard Version
whom he gathered together, with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this business we have our wealth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whom he calling together, with the workmen of like occupation, said: Sirs, you know that our gain is by this trade;

Darby Bible Translation
whom having brought together, and those who wrought in such things, he said, Men, ye know that our well-living arises from this work,

English Revised Version
whom he gathered together, with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this business we have our wealth.

Webster's Bible Translation
Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this craft we have our wealth:

Weymouth New Testament
He called his workmen together, and others who were engaged in similar trades, and said to them, "You men well know that our prosperity depends on this business of ours;

World English Bible
whom he gathered together, with the workmen of like occupation, and said, "Sirs, you know that by this business we have our wealth.

Young's Literal Translation
whom, having brought in a crowd together, and those who did work about such things, he said, 'Men, ye know that by this work we have our wealth;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:21-31 Persons who came from afar to pay their devotions at the temple of Ephesus, bought little silver shrines, or models of the temple, to carry home with them. See how craftsmen make advantage to themselves of people's superstition, and serve their worldly ends by it. Men are jealous for that by which they get their wealth; and many set themselves against the gospel of Christ, because it calls men from all unlawful crafts, however much wealth is to be gotten by them. There are persons who will stickle for what is most grossly absurd, unreasonable, and false; as this, that those are gods which are made with hands, if it has but worldly interest on its side. The whole city was full of confusion, the common and natural effect of zeal for false religion. Zeal for the honour of Christ, and love to the brethren, encourage zealous believers to venture into danger. Friends will often be raised up among those who are strangers to true religion, but have observed the honest and consistent behaviour of Christians.
Study Bible
The Riot in Ephesus
24It began with a silversmith named Demetrius, who had brought much business to the craftsmen making silver shrines of Artemis. 25Demetrius assembled the craftsmen, along with the workmen in related trades. “Men, he said, “you know that this business is our source of prosperity. 26And as you see and hear, not only in Ephesus, but in nearly the whole province of Asia, Paul has persuaded a great number of people to turn away. He says that man-made gods are no gods at all.…
Cross References
Acts 16:19
When the girl's owners saw that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities in the marketplace.

Acts 19:24
It began with a silversmith named Demetrius, who had brought much business to the craftsmen making silver shrines of Artemis.

Acts 19:26
And as you see and hear, not only in Ephesus, but in nearly the whole province of Asia, Paul has persuaded a great number of people to turn away. He says that man-made gods are no gods at all.
Treasury of Scripture

Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, you know that by this craft we have our wealth.

ye know.

Acts 16:19 And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they …

Hosea 4:8 They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.

Hosea 12:7,8 He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loves to oppress…

2 Peter 2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise …

Revelation 18:3,11-19 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, …

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