New Living Translation
(It should be explained that all the Athenians as well as the foreigners in Athens seemed to spend all their time discussing the latest ideas.)
King James Bible
(For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.)
Darby Bible Translation
Now all the Athenians and the strangers sojourning there spent their time in nothing else than to tell and to hear the news.
World English Bible
Now all the Athenians and the strangers living there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.
Young's Literal Translation
and all Athenians, and the strangers sojourning, for nothing else were at leisure but to say something, and to hear some newer thing.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:21 And the strangers sojourning there - And catching the distemper of them. Some new thing - The Greek word signifies some newer thing. New things quickly grew cheap, and they wanted those that were newer still.
LibraryThe General Resurrection
Behold, I show you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed; in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. A n object, great in itself, and which we know to be so, will appear small to us, if we view it from a distance. The stars, for example, in our view, are but as little specks …
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Acts 17:16-17. Athens.
Phrygia, Pamphylia, Egypt, and the areas of Libya around Cyrene, visitors from Rome
Those escorting Paul went with him all the way to Athens; then they returned to Berea with instructions for Silas and Timothy to hurry and join him.
While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply troubled by all the idols he saw everywhere in the city.
"You are saying some rather strange things, and we want to know what it's all about."
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