Acts 18:21
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English Standard Version
But on taking leave of them he said, “I will return to you if God wills,” and he set sail from Ephesus.

King James Bible
But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return again unto you, if God will. And he sailed from Ephesus.

American Standard Version
but taking his leave of them, and saying, I will return again unto you if God will, he set sail from Ephesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But taking his leave, and saying: I will return to you again, God willing, he departed from Ephesus.

English Revised Version
but taking his leave of them, and saying, I will return again unto you, if God will, he set sail from Ephesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem: but I will return to you, if God will. And he sailed from Ephesus.

Weymouth New Testament
but took leave of them with the promise, "I will return to you, God willing." So he set sail from Ephesus.

Acts 18:21 Parallel
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I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem

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bade.

Acts 15:29 That you abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication...

Luke 9:61 And another also said, Lord, I will follow you; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.

2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace...

I must.

Acts 20:16 For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hurried, if it were possible for him...

Deuteronomy 16:1 Observe the month of Abib, and keep the passover to the LORD your God...

if God.

Acts 19:21 After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying...

Acts 21:14 And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.

Matthew 26:39 And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me...

Romans 1:10 Making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come to you.

Romans 15:32 That I may come to you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed.

1 Corinthians 4:19 But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power.

Philippians 2:19-24 But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly to you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state...

Hebrews 6:3 And this will we do, if God permit.

James 4:15 For that you ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

Cross References
Mark 6:46
And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray.

Acts 18:19
And they came to Ephesus, and he left them there, but he himself went into the synagogue and reasoned with the Jews.

Acts 18:20
When they asked him to stay for a longer period, he declined.

Acts 18:24
Now a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, competent in the Scriptures.

Acts 19:1
And it happened that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the inland country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples.

Acts 19:17
And this became known to all the residents of Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks. And fear fell upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was extolled.

Acts 20:16
For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus, so that he might not have to spend time in Asia, for he was hastening to be at Jerusalem, if possible, on the day of Pentecost.

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