Acts 17:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city full of idols.

King James Version

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.

Holman Bible

While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was troubled within him when he saw that the city was full of idols.

International Standard Version

While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was deeply disturbed to see the city full of idols.

A Conservative Version

But while Paul waited for them in Athens, his spirit was aroused within him, seeing the city being completely idolatrous.

American Standard Version

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he beheld the city full of idols.

Amplified

Now while Paul was awaiting them at Athens, his spirit was grieved and roused to anger as he saw that the city was full of idols.

An Understandable Version

Now while Paul was waiting for them [to arrive] in Athens, he was deeply stirred in his spirit when he saw the city so full of idols.

Anderson New Testament

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, when he saw the city full of idols.

Bible in Basic English

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was troubled, for he saw all the town full of images of the gods.

Common New Testament

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols.

Daniel Mace New Testament

While Paul was expecting them at Athens, he was grieved to the soul to see the whole city o'er-spread with idols.

Darby Translation

But in Athens, while Paul was waiting for them, his spirit was painfully excited in him seeing the city given up to idolatry.

Godbey New Testament

But Paul waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, seeing the city devoted to idolatry.

Goodspeed New Testament

While Paul waited for them at Athens, he was exasperated to see how idolatrous the city was.

John Wesley New Testament

Now, while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him, seeing the city wholly given to idolatry.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him when he saw the city completely given over to idolatry.

Julia Smith Translation

And Paul waiting for them among the Athenians, his spirit was excited in him, seeing the city being addicted to idol worship.

King James 2000

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now while Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was provoked within him [when he] observed the city was full of idols.

Modern King James verseion

But awaiting them in Athens, Paul's spirit was pained within him, seeing the city full of idols.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

While Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was moved in him to see the city given to worshipping of images.

Moffatt New Testament

While Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his soul was irritated at the sight of the idols that filled the city.

Montgomery New Testament

While Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, when he noticed that the city was full of idols.

NET Bible

While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was greatly upset because he saw the city was full of idols.

New Heart English Bible

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw the city full of idols.

New simplified Bible

Paul waited for them at Athens. His spirit was irritated within him when he saw the city full of idols.

Noyes New Testament

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, when he saw the city full of idols.

Sawyer New Testament

And while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was moved within him as he saw the city wholly devoted to idolatry.

The Emphasized Bible

But, while, in Athens, Paul was expecting them, his spirit within him was being urged on, seeing how the city was given to idols.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit within him was greatly grieved, beholding the city so devoted to idolatry.

Twentieth Century New Testament

While Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his heart was stirred at seeing the whole city full of idols.

Webster

Now, while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.

Weymouth New Testament

While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was stirred within him when he noticed that the city was full of idols.

Williams New Testament

While Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred to its depths to see the city completely steeped in idolatry.

World English Bible

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw the city full of idols.

Worrell New Testament

And, while Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him, observing that the city was full of idols.

Worsley New Testament

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his Spirit was greatly moved, when he saw the city wholly given up to idolatry.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Paul waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, beholding the city wholly given to idolatry,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

ἐκδέχομαι 
Ekdechomai 
Usage: 8


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

at
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

Ἀθῆναι 
Athenai 
Usage: 4


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

παροξύνω 
Paroxuno 
Usage: 2

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being , when ... was , which is , that is , not tr ,
Usage: 128

he saw
θεωρέω 
theoreo 
Usage: 40

the city
πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

Context Readings

Paul In Athens

15 Now those who escorted Paul brought him as far as Athens; and receiving a command for Silas and Timothy to come to him as soon as possible, they left. 16 Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city full of idols. 17 So he was reasoning in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and in the market place every day with those who happened to be present.


Cross References

Exodus 32:19-20

It came about, as soon as Moses came near the camp, that he saw the calf and the dancing; and Moses' anger burned, and he threw the tablets from his hands and shattered them at the foot of the mountain.

Numbers 25:6-11

Then behold, one of the sons of Israel came and brought to his relatives a Midianite woman, in the sight of Moses and in the sight of all the congregation of the sons of Israel, while they were weeping at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

1 Kings 19:10

He said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."

1 Kings 19:14

Then he said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."

Job 32:2-3

But the anger of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram burned; against Job his anger burned because he justified himself before God.

Job 32:18-20

"For I am full of words; The spirit within me constrains me.

Psalm 69:9

For zeal for Your house has consumed me, And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.

Psalm 119:136

My eyes shed streams of water, Because they do not keep Your law.

Psalm 119:158

I behold the treacherous and loathe them, Because they do not keep Your word.

Jeremiah 20:9

But if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name," Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it.

Micah 3:8

On the other hand I am filled with power-- With the Spirit of the LORD-- And with justice and courage To make known to Jacob his rebellious act, Even to Israel his sin.

Mark 3:5

After looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.

John 2:13

The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

Acts 17:23

"For while I was passing through and examining the objects of your worship, I also found an altar with this inscription, 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD ' Therefore what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you.

2 Peter 2:7

and if He rescued righteous Lot, oppressed by the sensual conduct of unprincipled men



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