New Living Translation
"At nine o'clock in the morning he was passing through the marketplace and saw some people standing around doing nothing.
King James Bible
And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,
Darby Bible Translation
And having gone out about the third hour, he saw others standing in the market-place idle;
World English Bible
He went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace.
Young's Literal Translation
'And having gone forth about the third hour, he saw others standing in the market-place idle,
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LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xx. 30, About the Two Blind Men Sitting by the Way Side, and Crying Out, "Lord, have Mercy On
1. Ye know, Holy Brethren, full well as we do, that our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is the Physician of our eternal health; and that to this end He took the weakness of our nature, that our weakness might not last for ever. For He assumed a mortal body, wherein to kill death. And, "though He was crucified through weakness," as the Apostle saith, "yet He liveth by the power of God."  They are the words too of the same Apostle; "He dieth no more, and death shall have no more dominion over Him." …
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He agreed to pay the normal daily wage and sent them out to work.
So he hired them, telling them he would pay them whatever was right at the end of the day.
Her masters' hopes of wealth were now shattered, so they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities at the marketplace.
He went to the synagogue to reason with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and he spoke daily in the public square to all who happened to be there.
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