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" May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing... "
The Yale Literary Magazine - Page 173
1854
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

1863
...for no novel object. Those who — like the Athenians and the strangers in Athens, of Paul's day, who spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing — have come to hear of novelties, will not find the speakers treat as novelties the Martyrs...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: With an Introduction ...

1814 - 13 pages
...he preaehed unto them Jesus, and the resurreetion. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers, whieh were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.) 19 And they took him, and brought him unto Areopagus,** saying, May we know what this new...
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Travels in Greece, Palestine, Egypt and Barbary: During the Years 1806 and 1807

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1814 - 542 pages
...find the same inquisitive disposition as in ancient Athens : " All the Athenians," says St. Luke, " spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing."* As to the Turks, they exclaimed : Fransouse! Effendi! and continued to smoke their pipes,...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, Volume 4

Nathaniel Lardner - 1815
...bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know, therefore, what these things mean. (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there,...nothing else, but either to .tell, or to hear some new thing.) Paul, therefore, standing up in the midst of the Areopagus, said : Ye men of Athens, I...
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The Lay Preacher

Joseph Dennie - 1817 - 168 pages
...exclaim—There is bdellium and the onyx stone, the sources of our wealth and splendour. ON NEWSMONGERS. " For all the Athenians and strangers, which were there,...in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing."—Acts xvii. 21. ATHENS, when visited by the apostle, was literally a barber's shop. The...
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Le Nouveau Testament de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ

1817 - 822 pages
...certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what thèse things mean. 21 (For ail thé Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their...in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.) 22 Then Paul stood in thé midst of Mars' Hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive...
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The holy Bible, from the authorized tr., with a comm. and critical ..., Volume 6

Adam Clarke - 1817
...know, therefore, what these things 'mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which Chap. 2. 12. i were there, spent their time in nothing *• *¿ else, but either to tell, or to hear some ÀÏ. new thing.) 22 U Then Paul stood in the midst of ü Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I...
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Sermons on Several Subjects, Volume 1

Beilby Porteus - 1817
...were new, they would be wrell received. For the Athenians, as we learn from the highest authority, " spent " their time in nothing else but either to " tell or to hear some new thing*/' When therefore St. Paul came to Athens, and preached to that celebrated school of philosophy...
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The Lay Preacher

Joseph Dennie - 1817 - 168 pages
...Thessalonians, to whom this rule was given, were probably an inquisitive race, and like the men of Athens, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing. We must frame such a supposition, to excuse St. Paul from the charge of impertinence. For...
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The Christian Repository, Volume 6

1826
...something new. It was so in the days of the Apostles ; the people were desirous to hear something new. "For all the Athenians and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to te«ll or hear some new thing." If we inquire into the cause of this natural disposition, almost...
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