|New International Version (© 2011)|
The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus.
King James Bible
So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus.
American Standard Version
So they, being sent forth by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus.
Young's Literal Translation
These, indeed, then, having been sent forth by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia, thence also they sailed to Cyprus,
Acts 13:4 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Being sent forth by the Holy Ghost - By his influence, authority, and under his continual direction. Without the first, they were not qualified to go; without the second, they had no authority to go; and without the third, they could not know where to go.
Departed, unto Seleucia - This is generally understood to be Seleucia of Pieria, the first city on the coast of Syria, coming from Cilicia; near the place where the river Orontes pours itself into the sea.
They sailed to Cyprus - A well known island in the Mediterranean Sea. See on Acts 4:36 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Acts 20:23 Save that the Holy Ghost witnesses in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
Acts 4:36 And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite...
Acts 11:19 Now they which were scattered abroad on the persecution that arose about Stephen traveled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch...
Acts 27:4 And when we had launched from there, we sailed under Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
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Acts 4:36 Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means "son of encouragement"),
Acts 13:2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
Acts 13:3 So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.
Acts 15:36 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing."