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silver shrines

silver shrines in the Bible

little models and medallions of the temple and image of Diana of Ephesus (Acts 19:24). The manufacture of these was a very large and profitable business.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Mr. Symons, in this tract, insinuated that the rotation of the moon is one of the silver shrines of the craftsmen.

  • By them were the cities nourished, as the maker of silver shrines at Ephesus declared.

    The World of Homer Andrew Lang
  • When Paul preached at Ephesus, there was a marked decline in the demand for images and silver shrines of Diana.

    Wit and Humor of the Bible Marion D. Shutter
  • There were some relics, but the silver shrines containing them were not remarkable for richness or antiquity.

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