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And ye see and hear, that not only at Ephesus, but almost in all Asia, this man Paul, having persuaded them, turned away a considerable multitude, saying that there are no gods made by hands.
And after bringing them to the magistrates, they said, These men, being Jews, disturb our city,
Thou who say not to commit adultery, do thou commit adultery? Thou who abhor idols, do thou rob temples?
1 Kings 18:26
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 about the alt
And while praying do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think that they will be heard by their much speaking.
And when they heard this, having become full of wrath, they cried out, saying, The great Artemis of Ephesians.
And they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the beast. And they worshiped the beast, saying, Who is like the beast, and who is able to war against it?