Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And they were giving him attention because he had for a long time astonished them with his magic arts.

King James Version

And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries.

Holman Bible

They were attentive to him because he had astounded them with his sorceries for a long time.

International Standard Version

They paid careful attention to him because he had thrilled them for a long time with his occult performances.

A Conservative Version

And they heeded him, because he facinated them for a considerable time with the sorceries.

American Standard Version

And they gave heed to him, because that of long time he had amazed them with his sorceries.

Amplified

And they were attentive and made much of him, because for a long time he had amazed and bewildered and dazzled them with his skill in magic arts.

An Understandable Version

And people were paying attention to him because he had been amazing them with his magic for a long time.

Anderson New Testament

And they gave heed to him because he had, for a long time, astonished them with his magic arts.

Bible in Basic English

And they gave attention to him, because for a long time his wonder-working powers had kept them under his control.

Common New Testament

And they gave heed to him, because for a long time he had amazed them with his magic.

Daniel Mace New Testament

no wonder they were so attach'd to one, who had for a long time infatuated them with his arts.

Darby Translation

And they gave heed to him, because that for a long time he had astonished them by his magic arts.

Godbey New Testament

And they gave heed to him, because for a long time he had deceived them with his magic arts.

Goodspeed New Testament

They made much of him because for a long time he had amazed them with his magic.

John Wesley New Testament

They gave heed to him, because he had a long time astonished them with witchcraft.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And to him they had regard because for a long time he had amazed them with magic arts.

Julia Smith Translation

And they attended to him, because for a sufficient time they were astonished by magics.

King James 2000

And to him they had regard, because for a long time he had amazed them with sorceries.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they were paying attention to him because for a long time he had astonished them with [his] magic.

Modern King James verseion

And they were paying attention to him, because for a long time he had amazed them with conjuring.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And him they set much by, because of long time with sorcery he had mocked their wits.

Moffatt New Testament

They attached themselves to him because he had dazzled them with his skill in magic for a considerable time.

Montgomery New Testament

They were giving heed to him because, for a long time, he had amazed them with his sorceries.

NET Bible

And they paid close attention to him because he had amazed them for a long time with his magic.

New Heart English Bible

They listened to him, because for a long time he had amazed them with his sorceries.

Noyes New Testament

And to him they gave heed, because they had for a long time been amazed by his sorceries.

Sawyer New Testament

And they attended to him because for a long time he had astonished them with his magic arts.

The Emphasized Bible

And they were giving heed to him, because that, for a considerable time, with his magical arts, he had astonished them.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And to him they attended, because he had of a considerable time astonished them by his magical tricks.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And they paid attention to him because they had for a long time been mystified by his magic arts.

Webster

And to him they had regard, because that for a long time he had bewitched them with sorceries.

Weymouth New Testament

His influence over them arose from their having been, for a long time, bewildered by his sorceries.

Williams New Testament

They kept running after him, because for a long time he had thrilled them with his magical performances.

World English Bible

They listened to him, because for a long time he had amazed them with his sorceries.

Worrell New Testament

And they were giving heed to him, because of his having for a long time amazed them with his sorceries.

Worsley New Testament

And they were attentive to him, because he had for a considerable time astonished them by his magic arts.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they were giving heed to him, because of his having for a long time amazed them with deeds of magic.

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

to him

Usage: 0

προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

of long
ἱκανός 
Hikanos 
Usage: 39

χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

ἐξίστημι 
Existemi 
Usage: 17


Usage: 0

Context Readings

Philip Preaches In Samaria

10 and they all, from smallest to greatest, were giving attention to him, saying, "This man is what is called the Great Power of God." 11 And they were giving him attention because he had for a long time astonished them with his magic arts. 12 But when they believed Philip preaching the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were being baptized, men and women alike.



Cross References

Acts 8:9

Now there was a man named Simon, who formerly was practicing magic in the city and astonishing the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great;

Galatians 3:1

You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?

Isaiah 8:19

When they say to you, "Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter," should not a people consult their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living?

Isaiah 44:25

Causing the omens of boasters to fail, Making fools out of diviners, Causing wise men to draw back And turning their knowledge into foolishness,

Isaiah 47:9-13

"But these two things will come on you suddenly in one day: Loss of children and widowhood They will come on you in full measure In spite of your many sorceries, In spite of the great power of your spells.



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