New American Standard Bible
"So, since these are undeniable facts, you ought to keep calm and to do nothing rash.
King James Bible
Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken against, ye ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rashly.
Darby Bible Translation
These things therefore being undeniable, it is necessary that ye should be calm and do nothing headlong.
World English Bible
Seeing then that these things can't be denied, you ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rash.
Young's Literal Translation
these things, then, not being to be gainsaid, it is necessary for you to be quiet, and to do nothing rashly.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Seeing then ... - Since no one can call in question the zeal of the Ephesians on this subject, or doubt the sincerity of their belief, and since there can be no danger that this well-established worship is to be destroyed by the efforts of a few evil-disposed Jews, there is no occasion for this tumult.
Be quiet - Be appeased. The same Greek word which is used in Acts . Acts 19:35, "had appeased the people."
To do nothing rashly - To do nothing in a heated, inconsiderate manner. There is no occasion for tumult and riot. The whole difficulty can be settled in perfect consistency with the maintenance of order.
LibraryThe Fight with Wild Beasts at Ephesus
'After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying, After I have been there, I must also see Rome. 22. So he sent into Macedonia two of them that ministered unto him, Timotheus and Erastus; but he himself stayed in Asia for a season. 23. And the same time there arose no small stir about that way. 24. For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Paul's Journeys Acts 13:1-38:31
The Spirit and Power of Elias.
Baptism unto Repentance
Because they were rebellious against His Spirit, He spoke rashly with his lips.
After quieting the crowd, the town clerk said, "Men of Ephesus, what man is there after all who does not know that the city of the Ephesians is guardian of the temple of the great Artemis and of the image which fell down from heaven?
"For you have brought these men here who are neither robbers of temples nor blasphemers of our goddess.
2 Timothy 3:4
treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
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