Acts 21:6
New International Version
After saying goodbye to each other, we went aboard the ship, and they returned home.

New Living Translation
and said our farewells. Then we went aboard, and they returned home.

English Standard Version
and said farewell to one another. Then we went on board the ship, and they returned home.

Berean Study Bible
And after we had said our farewells, we went aboard the ship, and they returned home.

Berean Literal Bible
having said farewell to one another, we then went up into the boat, and they returned to the own.

King James Bible
And when we had taken our leave one of another, we took ship; and they returned home again.

New King James Version
When we had taken our leave of one another, we boarded the ship, and they returned home.

New American Standard Bible
Then we boarded the ship, and they returned home.

NASB 1995
Then we went on board the ship, and they returned home again.

NASB 1977
Then we went on board the ship, and they returned home again.

Amplified Bible
Then we boarded the ship, and they returned to their homes.

Christian Standard Bible
we said farewell to one another and boarded the ship, and they returned home.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
we said good-bye to one another. Then we boarded the ship, and they returned home.

American Standard Version
and we went on board the ship, but they returned home again.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And we kissed one another, and we boarded the ship, and they returned to their homes.

Contemporary English Version
Then after saying goodbye to each other, we got into the ship, and they went back home.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when we had bid one another farewell, we took ship; and they returned home.

English Revised Version
and bade each other farewell; and we went on board the ship, but they returned home again.

Good News Translation
Then we said good-bye to one another, and we went on board the ship while they went back home.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and said goodbye to each other. Then we went aboard the ship, and the disciples went back home.

International Standard Version
and said goodbye to each other. Then we reboarded the ship, and they went back home.

Literal Standard Version
and having embraced one another, we embarked in the ship, and they returned to their own friends.

NET Bible
we said farewell to one another. Then we went aboard the ship, and they returned to their own homes.

New Heart English Bible
After saying goodbye to each other, we went on board the ship, and they returned home again.

Weymouth New Testament
we took leave of one another; and we went on board, while they returned home.

World English Bible
After saying goodbye to each other, we went on board the ship, and they returned home again.

Young's Literal Translation
and having embraced one another, we embarked in the ship, and they returned to their own friends.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Paul's Journey to Jerusalem
5But when our time there had ended, we set out on our journey. All the disciples, with their wives and children, accompanied us out of the city and knelt down on the beach to pray with us. 6And after we had said our farewells, we went aboard the ship, and they returned home. 7When we had finished our voyage from Tyre, we landed at Ptolemais, where we greeted the brothers and stayed with them for a day.…

Cross References
Luke 15:20
So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still in the distance, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him.

John 19:27
Then He said to the disciple, "Here is your mother." So from that hour, this disciple took her into his home.


Treasury of Scripture

And when we had taken our leave one of another, we took ship; and they returned home again.

taken.

2 Corinthians 2:13
I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.

they.

John 1:11
He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

John 7:53
And every man went unto his own house.

John 16:32
Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.









(6) We took ship.--Literally, we embarked in the ship. The article probably, though not necessarily, indicates that they went in the same ship that had brought them, and which, after discharging her cargo at Tyre, was now bound for Caesarea.

Verse 6. - And bade each other farewell; and we went on board the ship, but, etc., for and when we had taken our leave one of another, we took ship; and, etc., A.V. and T.R. The ἀπασπάζεσθαι of the R.T. occurs nowhere else, except in Himerius in the fourth century after Christ. Went on board; ἐπέβημες εἰς, the same phrase as ἐπιβαίνειν εἰς Ἱερουσαλήμ in ver. 5.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
After we had said our farewells,
ἀπησπασάμεθα (apēspasametha)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 782: To greet, salute, pay my respects to, welcome. To enfold in the arms, i.e. to salute, to welcome.

we went aboard
ἐνέβημεν (enebēmen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 305: To go up, mount, ascend; of things: I rise, spring up, come up. From ana and the base of basis; to go up.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

ship,
πλοῖον (ploion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4143: A ship, vessel, boat. From pleo; a sailer, i.e. Vessel.

and
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

they
ἐκεῖνοι (ekeinoi)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1565: That, that one there, yonder. From ekei; that one (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.

returned
ὑπέστρεψαν (hypestrepsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 5290: To turn back, return. From hupo and strepho; to turn under, i.e. To return.

home.
ἴδια (idia)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.


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