Acts 19:18
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English Standard Version
Also many of those who were now believers came, confessing and divulging their practices.

King James Bible
And many that believed came, and confessed, and shewed their deeds.

American Standard Version
Many also of them that had believed came, confessing, and declaring their deeds.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And many of them that believed, came confessing and declaring their deeds.

English Revised Version
Many also of them that had believed came, confessing, and declaring their deeds.

Webster's Bible Translation
And many that believed came, and confessed, and showed their deeds.

Weymouth New Testament
Many also of those who believed came confessing without reserve what their conduct had been,

Acts 19:18 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Confessed and shewed (ἐξομολογούμενοι καὶ ἀναγγέλλοντες)

The two words denote the fullest and most open confession. They openly (ἐξ) confessed, and declared thoroughly (ἀνά, from top to bottom) their deeds. See on Matthew 3:6.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

confessed.

Leviticus 16:21 And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel...

Leviticus 26:40 If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me...

Job 33:27,28 He looks on men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not...

Psalm 32:5 I acknowledge my sin to you, and my iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions to the LORD...

Proverbs 28:13 He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

Jeremiah 3:13 Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have transgressed against the LORD your God...

Ezekiel 16:63 That you may remember, and be confounded, and never open your mouth any more because of your shame...

Ezekiel 36:31 Then shall you remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good...

Matthew 3:6 And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins.

Romans 10:10 For with the heart man believes to righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Cross References
Matthew 3:6
and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

Acts 19:17
And this became known to all the residents of Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks. And fear fell upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was extolled.

Acts 19:19
And a number of those who had practiced magic arts brought their books together and burned them in the sight of all. And they counted the value of them and found it came to fifty thousand pieces of silver.

James 5:16
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

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