New Living Translation
Then they took him to the high council of the city. "Come and tell us about this new teaching," they said.
King James Bible
And they took him, and brought him unto Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is?
Darby Bible Translation
And having taken hold on him they brought him to Areopagus, saying, Might we know what this new doctrine which is spoken by thee is?
World English Bible
They took hold of him, and brought him to the Areopagus, saying, "May we know what this new teaching is, which is spoken by you?
Young's Literal Translation
having also taken him, unto the Areopagus they brought him, saying, 'Are we able to know what is this new teaching that is spoken by thee,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:19 The Areopagus, or hill of Mars, (dedicated to Mars, the heathen god of war,) was the place where the Athenians held their supreme court of judicature. But it does not appear he was carried thither as a criminal. The original number of its judges was twelve; but afterward it increased to three hundred. These were generally men of the greatest families in Athens, and were famed for justice and integrity.
LibraryThe General Resurrection
Behold, I show you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed; in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. A n object, great in itself, and which we know to be so, will appear small to us, if we view it from a distance. The stars, for example, in our view, are but as little specks …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
The World Turned Upside Down
Colossians 4:14 "Luke, the Beloved Physician. "
Acts 17:16-17. Athens.
Amazement gripped the audience, and they began to discuss what had happened. "What sort of new teaching is this?" they asked excitedly. "It has such authority! Even evil spirits obey his orders!"
"You are saying some rather strange things, and we want to know what it's all about."
So Paul, standing before the council, addressed them as follows: "Men of Athens, I notice that you are very religious in every way,
but some joined him and became believers. Among them were Dionysius, a member of the council, a woman named Damaris, and others with them.
The commander took his hand, led him aside, and asked, "What is it you want to tell me?"
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