Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen;

New American Standard Bible

For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, was bringing no little business to the craftsmen;

King James Version

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen;

Holman Bible

For a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal of business for the craftsmen.

International Standard Version

By making silver shrines of Artemis, a silversmith named Demetrius provided a large income for skilled workers.

A Conservative Version

For a certain silversmith named Demetrius who makes silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little work to the craftsmen,

American Standard Version

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Diana, brought no little business unto the craftsmen;

Amplified

Now a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of [the goddess] Artemis (Diana), was bringing no small profit to the craftsmen.

An Understandable Version

[Here is what happened]: A certain manufacturer of silver objects named Demetrius, who made silver replicas of the temple of Artemis [i.e., a Greek goddess], brought much business to his workmen.

Anderson New Testament

For a certain man, named Demetrius, a silversmith, by making silver shrines for Diana, furnished no little trade to the artists.

Bible in Basic English

For there was a certain man named Demetrius, a silver-worker, who made silver boxes for the images of Diana, and gave no small profit to the workmen;

Common New Testament

For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little business to the craftsmen.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for one Demetrius, a silver-smith, who made little models of Diana's temple, and so furnish'd a deal of employment to the workmen in that trade,

Darby Translation

For a certain man by name Demetrius, a silver-beater, making silver temples of Artemis, brought no small gain to the artisans;

Godbey New Testament

For a certain Demetrius by name, a silversmith, making silver shrines of Diana, was bringing no small gain to the mechanics,

Goodspeed New Testament

A silversmith named Demetrius was making large profits for his workmen by the manufacture of silver shrines of Artemis.

John Wesley New Testament

For a man named Demetrius, a silver smith, who made silver shrines of Diana, procured no small gain to the artificers:

Julia Smith Translation

For a certain Demetrius by name, a silversmith, making the silver temples of Diana, furnished no little work to artificers;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For someone {named} Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver replicas of the temple of Artemis, was bringing no little business to the craftsmen.

Modern King James verseion

For a certain silversmith named Demetrius was making silver temples of Artemis, providing not a little trade for the craftsmen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith which made silver shrines for Diana, was not a little beneficial unto the craftsmen:

Moffatt New Testament

By making silver shrines of Artemis a silversmith called Demetrius was the means of bringing rich profit to his workmen.

Montgomery New Testament

There was a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Diana, and brought rich profit to his workmen.

NET Bible

For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought a great deal of business to the craftsmen.

New Heart English Bible

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little business to the craftsmen,

Noyes New Testament

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, made silver shrines of Diana, and brought no small gain to the craftsmen.

Sawyer New Testament

For a certain Demetrius by name, a silversmith, who made silver temples of Diana, and afforded his artisans no small gain,

The Emphasized Bible

For, one Demetrius by name, a silversmith, making silvershrines, of Diana, used to bring unto the craftsmen no little business;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For a person named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made little temples in silver to represent that of Diana, brought to the artificers no small gain;

Twentieth Century New Testament

A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver models of the shrine of Artemis, and so gave a great deal of work to the artisans,

Webster

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silver-smith, who made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain to the artificers;

Weymouth New Testament

There was a certain Demetrius, a silversmith, who made miniature silver sanctuaries of Diana, a business which brought great gain to the mechanics in his employ.

Williams New Testament

A silversmith named Demetrius, by manufacturing silver shrines of Artemis, was bringing in great profits to his workmen.

World English Bible

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little business to the craftsmen,

Worrell New Testament

For a certain one, Demetrius by name, a silver-smith, making silver shrines of Diana, was bringing to the artisans no small business;

Worsley New Testament

For one Demetrius, a silver-smith, who made silver models of Diana's temple, brought no small gain to the artificers: whom he got together,

Youngs Literal Translation

for a certain one, Demetrius by name, a worker in silver, making silver sanctuaries of Artemis, was bringing to the artificers gain not a little,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

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

Δημήτριος 
Demetrios 
Usage: 3

ἀργυροκόπος 
Argurokopos 
Usage: 1

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ἀργύρεος 
Argureos 
Usage: 3

ναός 
Naos 
Usage: 39

Ἄρτεμις 
Artemis 
Usage: 5

παρέχω 
Parecho 
Usage: 11

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὀλίγος 
Oligos 
Usage: 28

ἐργασία 
Ergasia 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

A Major Riot In Ephesus

23 And the same time there arose no small stir about that way. 24 For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen; 25 Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, you know that by this craft we have our wealth.



Cross References

Acts 16:16

And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain maid possessed with a spirit of divination met us, who brought her masters much gain by soothsaying:

Isaiah 56:11-12

Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.

Acts 16:19

And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and dragged them into the marketplace unto the rulers,

Acts 19:27-28

So that not only this our craft is in danger to be discredited; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worship.

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.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

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