Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

and there withstood them Elymas the magian -- for so is his name interpreted -- seeking to pervert the proconsul from the faith.

New American Standard Bible

But Elymas the magician (for so his name is translated) was opposing them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

King James Version

But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

Holman Bible

But Elymas the sorcerer (this is the meaning of his name) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

International Standard Version

But Elymas the occult practitioner (that is the meaning of his name) continued to oppose them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

A Conservative Version

But Elymas the sorcerer (for so his name is translated) opposed them, seeking to deviate the proconsul from the faith.

American Standard Version

But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Amplified

But Elymas the wise man -- "for that is the translation of his name [ which he had given himself] -- "opposed them, seeking to keep the proconsul from accepting the faith.

An Understandable Version

But [another] magician, named Elymas (which means "the magician") opposed them, trying to discourage the magistrate from hearing about the faith.

Anderson New Testament

But the magician Elymas (for this is his name, when translated) withstood them, desiring to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Bible in Basic English

But Elymas, the wonder-worker (for that is the sense of his name), put himself against them, with the purpose of turning the ruler from the faith.

Common New Testament

But Elymas the magician (for that is the meaning of his name) was opposing them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Elymas (a name which signifies Magus) opposed them, endeavouring to seduce the proconsul from the faith.

Darby Translation

But Elymas the magician (for so his name is by interpretation) opposed them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Godbey New Testament

but Elymas the magician (for thus his name is interpreted) opposed them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Goodspeed New Testament

But Elymas the magician??or that is the meaning of his name??pposed them, and tried to keep the governor from accepting the faith.

John Wesley New Testament

But Elymas, the magician (so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elymas the magician withstood them, (for so was his name interpreted,) seeking to turn the proconsul from the faith.

King James 2000

But Elymas the magician (for so is his name translated) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Elymas the magician (for his name is translated in this way) opposed them, attempting to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Modern King James verseion

But Elymas the conjurer (for so his name is, if translated) withstood them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the sorcerer Elymas - for so was his name by interpretation - withstood them, and sought to turn away the ruler from the faith.

Moffatt New Testament

But the sorcerer Elymas (for that is the translation of his name) tried to divert the proconsul from the faith.

Montgomery New Testament

But Elymas, "the sorcerer," for that is the translation of his name, opposed them, and tried to divert the proconsul from the faith.

NET Bible

But the magician Elymas (for that is the way his name is translated) opposed them, trying to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

New Heart English Bible

But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Noyes New Testament

But Elymas the magian (for so is his name interpreted) withstood them, seeking so turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Sawyer New Testament

but Elymas the magian, for so his name is interpreted, opposed them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

The Emphasized Bible

But Elymas the magician, - for so, when translated, is his name, - withstood them; seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But Elymas the magician (for such is his name when interpreted) opposed them, seeking to pervert the proconsul from the faith.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Elymas, the astrologer (for that is the meaning of the word), opposed them, eager to divert the Governor's attention from the Faith.

Webster

But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

Weymouth New Testament

But Elymas (or 'the Magician,' for such is the meaning of the name)

Williams New Testament

But Elymas the magician -- for this is the meaning of his name -- continued to oppose them by trying to keep the governor from accepting the faith.

World English Bible

But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Worrell New Testament

but Elymas, the sorcerer (for so his name is interpreted) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Worsley New Testament

But Elymas the magician (for so his name signifies) withstood them endeavouring to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Interlinear

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

Ἐλύμας 
Elumas 
Usage: 1

the sorcerer
μάγος 
Magos 
Usage: 6

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

is
μεθερμηνεύω 
methermeneuo 
Usage: 7

his

Usage: 0

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

μεθερμηνεύω 
methermeneuo 
Usage: 7

ἀνθίστημι 
Anthistemi 
Usage: 12


Usage: 0

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

to turn away
διαστρέφω 
Diastrepho 
Usage: 5

the deputy
ἀνθύπατος 
Anthupatos 
Usage: 4

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Context Readings

Barnabas And Saul Travel To Cyprus

7 who was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man; this one having called for Barnabas and Saul, did desire to hear the word of God, 8 and there withstood them Elymas the magian -- for so is his name interpreted -- seeking to pervert the proconsul from the faith. 9 And Saul -- who also is Paul -- having been filled with the Holy Spirit, and having looked stedfastly on him,



Cross References

Acts 13:6-7

and having gone through the island unto Paphos, they found a certain magian, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name is Bar-Jesus;

2 Timothy 3:8

and, even as Jannes and Jambres stood against Moses, so also these do stand against the truth, men corrupted in mind, disapproved concerning the faith;

Exodus 7:11-13

And Pharaoh also calleth for wise men, and for sorcerers; and the scribes of Egypt, they also, with their flashings, do so,

1 Kings 22:24

And Zedekiah son of Chenaanah draweth nigh, and smiteth Micaiah on the cheek, and saith, 'Where is this -- he hath passed over -- the Spirit of Jehovah -- from me to speak with thee?'

Jeremiah 28:1

And it cometh to pass, in that year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, spoken unto me hath Hananiah son of Azur the prophet, who is of Gibeon, in the house of Jehovah, before the eyes of the priests, and all the people, saying,

Jeremiah 28:10-11

And Hananiah the prophet taketh the yoke from off the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, and breaketh it,

Jeremiah 29:24-32

'And unto Shemaiah the Nehelamite thou dost speak, saying,

John 1:41

this one doth first find his own brother Simon, and saith to him, 'We have found the Messiah,' (which is, being interpreted, The Anointed,)

Acts 6:7

And the word of God did increase, and the number of the disciples did multiply in Jerusalem exceedingly; a great multitude also of the priests were obedient to the faith.

Acts 8:9

And a certain man, by name Simon, was before in the city using magic, and amazing the nation of Samaria, saying himself to be a certain great one,

Acts 9:36

And in Joppa there was a certain female disciple, by name Tabitha, (which interpreted, is called Dorcas,) this woman was full of good works and kind acts that she was doing;

Acts 13:12

then the proconsul having seen what hath come to pass, did believe, being astonished at the teaching of the Lord.

2 Timothy 4:14-15

Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil; may the Lord repay to him according to his works,

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