Acts 13:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith.

New Living Translation
But Elymas, the sorcerer (as his name means in Greek), interfered and urged the governor to pay no attention to what Barnabas and Saul said. He was trying to keep the governor from believing.

English Standard Version
But Elymas the magician (for that is the meaning of his name) opposed them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Berean Study Bible
But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith.

New American Standard Bible
But Elymas the magician (for so his name is translated) was opposing them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

NASB 1995
But Elymas the magician (for so his name is translated) was opposing them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

NASB 1977
But Elymas the magician (for thus his name is translated) was opposing them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Amplified Bible
But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is how his name is translated) opposed them, trying to turn the proconsul away from accepting the faith.

Christian Standard Bible
But Elymas the sorcerer (that is the meaning of his name) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Elymas the sorcerer (this is the meaning of his name) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Contemporary English Version
But Bar-Jesus, whose other name was Elymas, was against them. He even tried to keep the governor from having faith in the Lord.

Good News Translation
But they were opposed by the magician Elymas (that is his name in Greek), who tried to turn the governor away from the faith.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Elymas, whose name means [astrologer], opposed them and tried to distort the meaning of the faith so that the governor wouldn't believe.

International Standard Version
But Elymas the occult practitioner (that is the meaning of his name) continued to oppose them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

NET Bible
But the magician Elymas (for that is the way his name is translated) opposed them, trying to turn the proconsul away from the faith.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

New King James Version
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so his name is translated) withstood them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

King James 2000 Bible
But Elymas the magician (for so is his name translated) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

New Heart English Bible
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

World English Bible
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

American King James Version
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

American Standard Version
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

A Faithful Version
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so was his name interpreted) withstood them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Darby Bible Translation
But Elymas the magician (for so his name is by interpretation) opposed them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

English Revised Version
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Webster's Bible Translation
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But Elymas, ye sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstoode them, and sought to turne away the Deputie from the faith.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstoode them, and sought to turne the deputie away from the fayth.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Then the Sorcerer Elimas (for so was his name by interpretacion) withstode the, and soughte to turne awaye the ruler fro the faith.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
But Elemas the sorcerar (for so was his name by interpretacion) wt stode them and sought to turne awaye the ruler fro the fayth.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and there withstood them Elymas the magus—for so is his name interpreted—seeking to pervert the proconsul from the faith.

Berean Literal Bible
But Elymas the magician (for his name means thus) was opposing them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Young's Literal Translation
and there withstood them Elymas the magian -- for so is his name interpreted -- seeking to pervert the proconsul from the faith.

Smith's Literal Translation
And Elymas the magician withstood them, (for so was his name interpreted,) seeking to turn the proconsul from the faith.

Literal Emphasis Translation
However Elymas the magician- for thus is the interpretation of his name- opposed them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But Elymas the magician (for so his name is interpreted) withstood them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But Elymas the magician (for so his name is translated) stood against them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the Faith.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the Sorcerer Bar Shuma, whose name is translated Alumas, withstood them because he wanted to turn aside the Proconsul from the faith.

Lamsa Bible
But Bar-Shu’ma the sorcerer (whose name is interpreted Elymas) withstood them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
But the magician Elymas (for this is his name, when translated) withstood them, desiring to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Godbey New Testament
but Elymas the magician (for thus his name is interpreted) opposed them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Haweis New Testament
But Elymas the magician (for such is his name when interpreted) opposed them, seeking to pervert the proconsul from the faith.

Mace New Testament
but Elymas (a name which signifies Magus) opposed them, endeavouring to seduce the proconsul from the faith.

Weymouth New Testament
But Elymas (or 'the Magician,' for such is the meaning of the name)

Worrell New Testament
but Elymas, the sorcerer (for so his name is interpreted) withstood them, seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Worsley New Testament
But Elymas the magician (for so his name signifies) withstood them endeavouring to turn away the proconsul from the faith.








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