New American Standard Bible
and after they came to Mysia, they were trying to go into Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus did not permit them;
King James Bible
After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not.
Darby Bible Translation
having come down to Mysia, they attempted to go to Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them;
World English Bible
When they had come opposite Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit didn't allow them.
Young's Literal Translation
having gone toward Mysia, they were trying to go on toward Bithynia, and the Spirit did not suffer them,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Mysia - This was a province of Asia Minor, having Propontis on the north, Bithynia on the east, Lydia on the south, and the Aegean Sea on the west.
They assayed - They endeavored; they attempted.
Into Bithynia - A province of Asia Minor lying east of Mysia.
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"And behold, I am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you; but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high."
Then the Spirit said to Philip, "Go up and join this chariot."
and passing by Mysia, they came down to Troas.
However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
Because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, "Abba! Father!"
for I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen
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