Acts 16

suffered

R.V. adds "of Jesus", as in the best authorities.

prayed him

beseeching him. Here the Gospel turns toward Europe.

we

The change here from "they," as in the preceding verses, to "we" indicates that at Troas Luke, the narrator, joined Paul's company.

colony

i.e. a Roman colony.

was wont

might legally, i.e. a legal meeting-place for Jews where there was no synagogue.

spirit

(Greek - ," "a Python)."

most high God (See Scofield "Matthew 7:22") . This marks the "spirit", Acts 16:18, as being a demon.

salvation See note, (See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

drew

(Greek - ," probably by the feet). Cf. Acts 14:19.

magistrates

(Greek - ," Roman magistrates).

prayed

Lit. were praying and singing hymns.

saved

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

serjeants

(Greek - )."

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