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" And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying : the same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high... "
The Universalist Quarterly and General Review - Page 298
1860
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804
...judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us. 16 And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain...which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying : 17 The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high...
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An account of the life and writings of Dr. Jortin [by Rogers Jortin ...

John Jortin - 1805
...Apostles which eeems to determine the point in favour of divination. ' A certain damsel,' says St. Luke, ' possessed with a spirit of divination, met us, which...These men are the servants of the most high God, which show unto us the the way of salvation. And this she did many days ; but Paul, being grieved, turned...
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An Essay on the Demoniacs of the New Testament

Hugh Farmer - 1805 - 264 pages
...Pythoness at Philippi, who, for several days together, followed Paul and his companions, crying out, These men are the servants of the Most High God, which shew unto us the ivay of salvation*. Though she laboured under a melancholy, or some species of insanityf, she might...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...soothers. Sbakspeare. To SOO'THSAY. va [sooth and uy.\ To predict ; to foretell. A damsel, possessed witha spirit of divination, met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying. Acts. SOO'THS,AY'ER. n. 3. [from toottuaj.'] A foreteller; a predicter; a prognosticator. Scarce w:is...
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Containing the Acts of the Apostles and chronological tables, etc

Timothy Kenrick - 1807
...foretelling future events; for that power is expressly appropriated to Jehovah in the Jewish scriptures. 1 7. The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying,...These men are the servants of the most high God, which show unto us the way of salvation. For mad persons to utter what is true and rational is no unusual...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - 1807 - 506 pages
...divination, which brought her masters much gain by sooth-saying, Ver. 17. Followed Paul and other apostles, saying, these men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. Ver. 18. Paul commanded the evil spirit to come out of her. xix. 13. Certain vagabond Jews, exorcists,...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...come into my house, and abide tlure. And she constrained us. 1 6 ^f And it came to pass, as we ivent to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, wlu'ch brought her masters much gain by soothsaying : 17 The same followed Paul and us,, and cried,...
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The baptist Magazine

1864
...of an evil spirit is recorded Acts xvi. 16 — 19 : "And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, that a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination...of the Most High God> which shew unto us the way of salration." And this did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, " I...
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The baptist Magazine

1877
...occurrence of a strange event, upon which we must offer a few remarks. In the 16th verse we read, " And it came to pass as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met ns, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying." The words " spirit of divination " mean literally...
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The works of Robert Traill. 4 vols. [in 2].

Robert Trail - 1810
...Jesus, thou Son of the most high God ? Mark v. 7. The devil knows the gospel ; Acts xvi. 1 7. These nun are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. What better can be said of the gospel than this, to call it the way of salvation ; and to call the...
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