New Living Translation
They listened closely to him because for a long time he had astounded them with his magic.
King James Bible
And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries.
Darby Bible Translation
And they gave heed to him, because that for a long time he had astonished them by his magic arts.
World English Bible
They listened to him, because for a long time he had amazed them with his sorceries.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were giving heed to him, because of his having for a long time amazed them with deeds of magic.
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LibraryPeriod iii. The Critical Period: A. D. 140 to A. D. 200
The interval between the close of the post-apostolic age and the end of the second century, or from about 140 to 200, may be called the Critical Period of Ancient Christianity. In this period there grew up conceptions of Christianity which were felt by the Church, as a whole, to be fundamentally opposed to its essential spirit and to constitute a serious menace to the Christian faith as it had been commonly received. These conceptions, which grew up both alongside of, and within the Church, have …
Joseph Cullen Ayer Jr., Ph.D.—A Source Book for Ancient Church History
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A man named Simon had been a sorcerer there for many years, amazing the people of Samaria and claiming to be someone great.
Afterward they traveled from town to town across the entire island until finally they reached Paphos, where they met a Jewish sorcerer, a false prophet named Bar-Jesus.
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