16:16-24 Satan, though the father of lies, will declare the most important truths, when he can thereby serve his purposes. But much mischief is done to the real servants of Christ, by unholy and false preachers of the gospel, who are confounded with them by careless observers. Those who do good by drawing men from sin, may expect to be reviled as troublers of the city. While they teach men to fear God, to believe in Christ, to forsake sin, and to live godly lives, they will be accused of teaching bad customs.
17. These men are servants of the most high God, &c.—Glorious testimony! But see on Lu 4:41.
this did she many days—that is, on many successive occasions when on their way to their usual place of meeting, or when engaged in religious services.