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Acts 19:25

Context
NETBible

He gathered 1  these 2  together, along with the workmen in similar trades, 3  and said, “Men, you know that our prosperity 4  comes from this business.

XREF

Ho 4:8; Ho 12:7,8; Ac 16:19; 2Pe 2:3; Re 18:3,11-19

NET © Notes

tn Grk “gathering.” The participle συναθροίσας (sunaqroisa") has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.

tn Grk “whom”; because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, the relative pronoun (“whom”) has been replaced with a pronoun (“these”) and a new sentence begun in the translation.

sn Workmen in similar trades. In effect, Demetrius gathered the Ephesian chamber of commerce together to hear about the threat to their prosperity.

tn Another possible meaning is “that this business is an easy way for us to earn a living.”



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