Acts 13:6

“And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they had gone thorow the Ile vnto Paphos, they found a certaine sorcerer, a false prophet, a Iewe, whose name was Bariesus:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a magician, a Jewish false prophet whose name was Bar-Jesus,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they had gone through the whole island unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Bar-jesus;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had gone through all the island to Paphos, they came across a certain wonder-worker and false prophet, a Jew whose name was Bar-Jesus;
- Basic English Bible

And having passed through the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a certain man a magician, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Bar-jesus,
- Darby Bible

And when they had gone through the isle to Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:
- Webster's Bible

When they had gone through the whole length of the island as far as Paphos, they there met with a Jewish magician and false prophet, Bar-Jesus by name,
- Weymouth Bible

When they had gone through the island to Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Bar Jesus,
- World English Bible

And whanne thei hadden walkid bi al the ile to Pafum, thei founden a man, a witche, a false profete, a Jewe, to whom the name was Bariesu,
- Wycliffe Bible

and having gone through the island unto Paphos, they found a certain magian, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name [is] Bar-Jesus;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 13:6


13:6 Paphos was on the western, Salamis on the eastern part of the island.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 13:6


Ac 13:6 When they had gone through the isle. The island was about 130 miles long by fifty wide. Salamis being at the east and Paphos at the west extremity. Paphos. This was at this time the capital. It was noted for the worship of Venus. Found a certain sorcerer. A magician. Though the law forbade witchcraft and magic (De 18:9-22 Le 19:31), yet contemporaneous history shows that at this period the Jewish magicians had great influence. Marius, Pompey, Crassus, and Tiberius were all more or less under their sway. A false prophet. Falsely professing inspiration.

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