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17 She would follow Paul and us and shout, “These men are servants of the Most High God and are proclaiming to you[a] a way of salvation!”

18 She kept doing this for many days until Paul became annoyed, turned to her[b] and told the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus the Messiah[c] to come out of her!” And it came out that very moment.[d]

19 When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities who met together in the public square.[e]

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  1. Acts 16:17 Other mss. read us
  2. Acts 16:18 The Gk. lacks to her
  3. Acts 16:18 Or Christ
  4. Acts 16:18 Lit. that hour
  5. Acts 16:19 Or in the marketplace

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