Acts 19:38

“Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen which are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them implead one another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftesmen which are with him, haue a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies, let them implead one another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So then, if Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a complaint against any man, the courts are in session and proconsuls are {available;} let them bring charges against one another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If therefore Demetrius, and the craftsmen that are with him, have a matter against any man, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls: let them accuse one another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If, then, Demetrius and the workmen who are with him have a protest to make against any man, the law is open to them, and there are judges; let them put up a cause at law against one another.
- Basic English Bible

If therefore Demetrius and the artisans who [are] with him have a matter against any one, the courts are being held, and there are proconsuls: let them accuse one another.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore, if Demetrius and the artificers who are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them implead one another.
- Webster's Bible

If, however, Demetrius and the mechanics who support his contention have a grievance against any one, there are Assize-days and there are Proconsuls: let the persons interested accuse one another.
- Weymouth Bible

If therefore Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a matter against anyone, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls. Let them press charges against one another.
- World English Bible

That if Demetrie, and the werk men that ben with hym, han cause ayens ony man, there ben courtis, and domes, and iugis; accusen thei eche other.
- Wycliffe Bible

if indeed, therefore, Demetrius and the artificers with him with any one have a matter, court [days] are held, and there are proconsuls; let them accuse one another.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 19:38


19:38 There are proconsuls - One in every province. There was one at Ephesus.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 19:38


Ac 19:38 If Demetrius, etc. If they have anything to charge there are courts of justice. Deputies. "Proconsuls", as in the Revised Version.

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