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25 He had been instructed in[a] the way of the Lord, and with great enthusiasm[b] he spoke and taught accurately the facts[c] about Jesus, although he knew[d] only the baptism of John.

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  1. Acts 18:25 tn Or “had been taught.”
  2. Acts 18:25 tn Grk “and boiling in spirit” (an idiom for great eagerness or enthusiasm; BDAG 426 s.v. ζέω).
  3. Acts 18:25 tn Grk “the things.”
  4. Acts 18:25 tn Grk “knowing”; the participle ἐπιστάμενος (epistamenos) has been translated as a concessive adverbial participle.