Acts 14:18 {17}
Good News Translation
Even with these words the apostles could hardly keep the crowd from offering a sacrifice to them.

Contemporary English Version
Even after Paul and Barnabas had said all this, they could hardly keep the people from offering a sacrifice to them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And speaking these things, they scarce restrained the people from sacrificing to them.

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And speaking these things, they scarce restrained the people from sacrificing to them.

scarce.

Genesis 11:6 And he said: Behold, it is one people, and all have one tongue: and they have begun to do this, neither will they leave off from their designs, till they accomplish them in deed.

Genesis 19:9 But they said: Get thee back thither. And again: Thou camest in, said they, as a stranger, was it to be a judge? therefore we will afflict thee more than them. And they pressed very violently upon Lot: and they were even at the point of breaking open the doors.

Exodus 32:21-23 And he said to Aaron: What has this people done to thee, that thou shouldst bring upon them a most heinous sin? . . .

Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee: . . .

John 6:15 Jesus therefore, when he knew that they would come to take him by force and make him king, fled again into the mountains, himself alone.

Context
The Visit to Lystra and Derbe
17Nevertheless he left not himself without testimony, doing good from heaven, giving rains and fruitful Seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness. 18And speaking these things, they scarce restrained the people from sacrificing to them. 19Now there came thither certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium: and, persuading the multitude and stoning Paul, drew him out of the city, thinking him to be dead.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:15
For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

Acts 14:17
Nevertheless he left not himself without testimony, doing good from heaven, giving rains and fruitful Seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Acts 14:19
Now there came thither certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium: and, persuading the multitude and stoning Paul, drew him out of the city, thinking him to be dead.

Additional Translations
Even with these words, Paul and Barnabas could hardly stop the crowds from sacrificing to them.

And saying these things, they hardly stopped the crowds from sacrificing to them.

And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice to them.

And with these sayings scarce restrained they the multitudes from doing sacrifice unto them.

And saying these things, they with difficulty kept the crowds from sacrificing to them.

And with these sayings scarce restrained they the multitudes from doing sacrifice unto them.

And with these sayings they scarce restrained the people from doing sacrifice to them.

Even with words like these they had difficulty in preventing the thronging crowd from offering sacrifices to them.

Even saying these things, they hardly stopped the multitudes from making a sacrifice to them.

and these things saying, scarcely did they restrain the multitudes from sacrificing to them.
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