Acts 17:16
Good News Translation
While Paul was waiting in Athens for Silas and Timothy, he was greatly upset when he noticed how full of idols the city was.

Contemporary English Version
While Paul was waiting in Athens, he was upset to see all the idols in the city.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now whilst Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, seeing the city wholly given to idolatry.

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Now whilst Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, seeing the city wholly given to idolatry.

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Exodus 32:19,20 And when he came nigh to the camp, he saw the calf, and the dances: and being very angry, he threw the tables out of his hand, and broke them at the foot of the mount: . . .

Numbers 25:6-11 And behold one of the children of Israel went in before his brethren to a harlot of Madian, in the sight of Moses and of all the children of Israel, who were weeping before the door of the tabernacle. . . .

1 Kings 19:10,14 And he answered: With zeal have I been zealous for the Lord God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant: they have thrown down thy altars, they have slain thy prophets with the sword, and I alone am left, and they seek my life to take it away. . . .

Job 32:2,3,18-20 And Eliu the son of Barachel the Buzite of the kindred of Ram, was angry and was moved to indignation: now he was angry against Job, because he said he was just before God. . . .

Psalm 69:9 For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up: and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.

Psalm 119:136,158 My eyes have sent forth springs of water: because they have not kept thy law. . . .

Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said: I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: and there came in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones, and I was wearied, not being able to bear it.

Micah 3:8 And they shall be confounded that see visions, and the diviners shall be confounded: and they shall all cover their faces, because there is no answer of God.

Mark 3:5 And looking round about on them with anger, being grieved for the blindness of their hearts, he saith to the man: Stretch forth thy hand. And he stretched it forth: and his hand was restored unto him.

John 2:13 And the pasch of the Jews was at hand: and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

2 Peter 2:7 And delivered just Lot, oppressed by the injustice and lewd conversation of the wicked:

wholly given to idolatry.

Acts 17:23 For passing by and seeing your idols, I found an altar also, on which was written: To the Unknown God. What therefore you worship without knowing it, that I preach to you:

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Context
Paul in Athens
15And they that conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens: and receiving a commandment from him to Silas and Timothy, that they should come to him with all speed, they departed. 16Now whilst Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, seeing the city wholly given to idolatry. 17He disputed, therefore, in the synagogue with the Jews and with them that served God: and in the market place, every day, with them that were there.…
Cross References
Acts 17:15
And they that conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens: and receiving a commandment from him to Silas and Timothy, that they should come to him with all speed, they departed.

Acts 17:21
(Now all the Athenians and strangers that were there employed themselves in nothing else, but either in telling or in hearing some new thing.)

Acts 18:1
After these things, departing from Athens, he came to Corinth.

Acts 20:22
And now, behold, being bound in the spirit, I go to Jerusalem: not knowing the things which shall befall me there:

1 Thessalonians 3:1
For which cause, forbearing no longer, we thought it good to remain at Athens alone.

Additional Translations
While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply disturbed in his spirit to see that the city was full of idols.

Now of Paul in Athens waiting for them, his spirit was provoked in him, seeing the city to be utterly idolatrous.

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he beheld the city full of idols.

But in Athens, while Paul was waiting for them, his spirit was painfully excited in him seeing the city given up to idolatry.

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him, as he beheld the city full of idols.

Now, while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.

While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was stirred within him when he noticed that the city was full of idols.

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw the city full of idols.

and Paul waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, beholding the city wholly given to idolatry,
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