Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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,

Bible References

The hope

Acts 19:24
A silversmith named Demetrius was making large profits for his workmen by the manufacture of silver shrines of Artemis.
1 Timothy 6:10
For love of money is the root of all the evils, and in their eagerness to get rich, some men wander away from the faith and pierce themselves to the heart with many a pang.