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Acts 19:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And when they heard this they were filled with wrath, and cried out, saying, Great is Diana of the Ephesus.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when they heard [these sayings], they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great [is] Diana of the Ephesians.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When they heard [this] and were filled with rage, they [began] crying out, saying, “Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when they heard [these sayings], they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great [is] Diana of the Ephesians.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And having heard [this], and being filled with rage, they cried out, saying, Great [is] Artemis of the Ephesians.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now, hearing this, and becoming full of wrath, they began crying aloud, saying—Great, is Diana of the Ephesians!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And they having heard, and having become full of wrath, were crying out, saying, 'Great [is] the Artemis of the Ephesians!'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Having heard these things, they were full of anger and cried out, saying: Great is Diana of the Ephesians!
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when they heard these sayings, they were ful of wrath, & cried out, saying, Great is Diana of ye Ephesians.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And when they heard these (words) they were filled with wrath; and they cried, and said, Great is Artemis of the Ephesoyee.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And when they heard these things they were filled with wrath; and they cried out, and said: Great is Diana of the Ephesians.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
when they heard 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
[these sayings], they were 1096
{1096} Prime
γίνομαι
ginomai
{ghin'-om-ahee}
A prolonged and middle form of a primary verb; to cause to be ('gen' -erate), that is, (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literally, figuratively, intensively, etc.).
z5637
<5637> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 137
full 4134
{4134} Prime
πλήρης
pleres
{play'-race}
From G4130; replete, or covered over; by analogy complete.
of wrath, 2372
{2372} Prime
θυμός
thumos
{thoo-mos'}
From G2380; passion (as if breathing hard).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
cried out, 2896
{2896} Prime
κράζω
krazo
{krad'-zo}
A primary verb; properly to 'croak' (as a raven) or scream, that is, (generally) to call aloud (shriek, exclaim, intreat).
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
saying, 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
Great 3173
{3173} Prime
μέγας
megas
{meg'-as}
Including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη [[megale]], plural μέγάλοι [[megaloi]], etc.; compare also G3176, G3187], big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application).
[is] Diana 735
{0735} Prime
Ἄρτεμις
Artemis
{ar'-tem-is}
Probably from the same as G0736; prompt; Artemis, the name of a Grecian goddess borrowed by the Asiatics for one of their deities.
of the Ephesians. 2180
{2180} Prime
Ἐφέσιος
Ephesios
{ef-es'-ee-os}
From G2181; an Ephesian or inhabitant of Ephesus.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 19:28-29

_ _ Great is Diana of the Ephesians — the civic cry of a populace so proud of their temple that they refused to inscribe on it the name of Alexander the Great, though he offered them the whole spoil of his Eastern campaign if they would do it [Strabo in Howson].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 19:21-41.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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they:

Acts 7:54 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with [their] teeth.
Acts 16:19-24 And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew [them] into the marketplace unto the rulers, ... Who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks.
Acts 21:28-31 Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teacheth all [men] every where against the people, and the law, and this place: and further brought Greeks also into the temple, and hath polluted this holy place. ... And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
Psalms 2:2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, [saying],
Revelation 12:12 Therefore rejoice, [ye] heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

and cried:

Acts 19:34-35 But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great [is] Diana of the Ephesians. ... And when the townclerk had appeased the people, he said, [Ye] men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the [image] which fell down from Jupiter?
1 Samuel 5:3-5 And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow, behold, Dagon [was] fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the LORD. And they took Dagon, and set him in his place again. ... Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into Dagon's house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day.
1 Kings 18:26-29 And they took the bullock which was given them, and they dressed [it], and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, O Baal, hear us. But [there was] no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made. ... And it came to pass, when midday was past, and they prophesied until the [time] of the offering of the [evening] sacrifice, that [there was] neither voice, nor any to answer, nor any that regarded.
Isaiah 41:5-7 The isles saw [it], and feared; the ends of the earth were afraid, drew near, and came. ... So the carpenter encouraged the goldsmith, [and] he that smootheth [with] the hammer him that smote the anvil, saying, It [is] ready for the sodering: and he fastened it with nails, [that] it should not be moved.
Jeremiah 50:38 A drought [is] upon her waters; and they shall be dried up: for it [is] the land of graven images, and they are mad upon [their] idols.
Revelation 13:4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who [is] like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?
Revelation 17:13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
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