“The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation.”
King James Version (KJV)
16:17 These men are - A great truth: but St. Paul did not need, nor would accept, of such testimony.
Ac 16:17 These men are the servants of the most high God. For similar testimony of the evil spirits to the work and power of Christ, see Mr 3:12 Lu 4:34. The Lord silenced them, and Paul followed the example. He delayed for many days, for reasons we cannot explain, possibly on account of something connected with the afflicted damsel herself.