8 iAnd he went into the synagogue and spoke boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading jconcerning the things of the kingdom of God. 9 But kwhen some were hardened and did not believe, but spoke evil lof the Way before the multitude, he departed from them and withdrew the disciples, reasoning daily in the school of Tyrannus. 10 And mthis continued for two years, so that all who dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.
11 Now nGod worked unusual miracles by the hands of Paul, 12 oso that even handkerchiefs or aprons were brought from his body to the sick, and the diseases left them and the evil spirits went out of them. 13 pThen some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists qtook it upon themselves to call the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, 1“We 2exorcise you by the Jesus whom Paul rpreaches.” 14 Also there were seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, who did so.
16 Then the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, 3overpowered them, and prevailed against 4them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded. 17 This became known both to all Jews and Greeks dwelling in Ephesus; and sfear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified. 18 And many who had believed came tconfessing and telling their deeds. 19 Also, many of those who had practiced magic brought their books together and burned them in the sight of all. And they counted up the value of them, and it totaled fifty thousand pieces of silver. 20 uSo the word of the Lord grew mightily and prevailed.
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M and they overpowered them
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