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Acts 19:15

    Acts 19:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are you?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the evil spirit answered and said unto them, Jesus I know, and Paul I know, but who are ye?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the evil spirit, answering, said to them, I have knowledge of Jesus, and of Paul, but who are you?

    Webster's Revision

    And the evil spirit answered and said unto them, Jesus I know, and Paul I know, but who are ye?

    World English Bible

    The evil spirit answered, "Jesus I know, and Paul I know, but who are you?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the evil spirit answered and said unto them, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 19:15

    Jesus I know, and Paul I know - In the answer of the demoniac, the verb in varied: τον Ιησουν γινωσκω, και τον Παυλον επιϚαμαι· ὑμεις δε τινες (τινος) εϚε. I acknowledge Jesus, and am acquainted with Paul; but of whom are ye? Ye belong to neither; ye have no authority. And he soon gave them full proof of this. This distinction is observed in my old MS. Bible: I have knowe Jesu, and I wote Poule; forsothe who ben yee.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 19:15

    Jesus I know - His power to cast out devils I know. Compare Matthew 8:29.

    Paul I know - Paul's power to cast out devils, Acts . Acts 19:12.

    But who are ye? - What power have you over evil spirits? By what right do you attempt to expel them? The meaning is, "You belong neither to Jesus nor Paul, and you have no right or authority to at tempt to work miracles in the name of either."