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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 Lure of the Mediterranean: The Ship Dwellers: a Story of a Happy Cruise - Page 135
by Albert Bigelow Paine - 1911 - 393 pages
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Maintaining Balance when Winds of Doctrine Blow

Dick Iverson - 1989 - 166 pages
...doctrines, and coveting sensational revelations. This was the character flaw of the Athenians of Paul's day: "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" (Acts 17:21). No one wants this Athenian spirit to scatter their...
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Selected Poems

Robert Browning - 1989 - 340 pages
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Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-century English Fiction

J. Paul Hunter - 1990 - 421 pages
...another printer issue for him cites Acts 17:21 as the source of Dunton's term "Athenian": ". . . all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing." In work after work, Dunton sought to gratify public taste for...
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The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking

Dale Carnegie, Dorothy Carnegie - 1977 - 221 pages
...had passed the summit of its glory and was now on the decline. The Bible says of it at this period: "All the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing." No radios, no cables, no news dispatches; those Athenians must...
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Versions of History from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Donald R. Kelley - 1991 - 515 pages
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The Interlinear KJV/NIV Parallel: New Testament in Greek and English

Alfred Marshall - 1992 - 777 pages
...thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 me: for I proceeded forth and came "You do not know me or my Father," Jesus to tell , or to hear some new thing.) 221" Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said. Ye...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - 1991 - 312 pages
...but pleasant words are pure. He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house. Proverbs 15:26-27 102 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. Acts 17:21 103 For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press - 1992 - 1061 pages
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Envisioning the New City: A Reader on Urban Ministry

Eleanor Scott Meyers - 1992 - 363 pages
...only for fulfilling terms of the written contract. Novelty. What is the new way? Paul at Athens: "They spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or hear one new thing" (Acts 17:21, KIV alt). Concern for the future. Agencies. Problems are referred to agencies....
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Ancient Faiths and Modern - 1876

Thomas Inman - 1993 - 544 pages
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