16. And as Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was sore grieved in him, forasmuch as he saw the city given to idolatry.
17. Therefore he disputed in the synagogue with the Jews and religious men, and in the market daily with those which lit upon
him. 18. And certain Epicures [Epicureans,] and philosophers of the Stoics, disputed with him, and some said, “What will this babbler
say? and other some, He seemeth to be a
declarer of new devils, [or gods,] because he preached to them Jesus and the resurrection. 19. And when they had caught him, they led him to Mars’ Street, saying, May we know what new doctrine this is which thou utterest?
20. For thou bringest certain new things to our ears: Therefore, we will know what these things mean. 21. And all the men of Athens, and the strangers which were there, gave themselves to nothing else but to speak or hear some new