Bible: Acts 19:23-28

19:23 At 1  that time 2  a great disturbance 3  took place concerning the Way. 4  19:24 For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines 5  of Artemis, 6  brought a great deal 7  of business 8  to the craftsmen. 19:25 He gathered 9  these 10  together, along with the workmen in similar trades, 11  and said, “Men, you know that our prosperity 12  comes from this business. 19:26 And you see and hear that this Paul has persuaded 13  and turned away 14  a large crowd, 15  not only in Ephesus 16  but in practically all of the province of Asia, 17  by saying 18  that gods made by hands are not gods at all. 19  19:27 There is danger not only that this business of ours will come into disrepute, 20  but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis 21  will be regarded as nothing, 22  and she whom all the province of Asia 23  and the world worship will suffer the loss of her greatness.” 24 

19:28 When 25  they heard 26  this they became enraged 27  and began to shout, 28 Great is Artemis 29  of the Ephesians!

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