New International Version
When we heard this, we and the people there pleaded with Paul not to go up to Jerusalem.
King James Bible
And when we heard these things, both we, and they of that place, besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.
Darby Bible Translation
And when we heard these things, both we and those of the place besought [him] not to go up to Jerusalem.
World English Bible
When we heard these things, both we and they of that place begged him not to go up to Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation
And when we heard these things, we called upon him -- both we, and those of that place -- not to go up to Jerusalem,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Besought him not to go up to Jerusalem - For they all understood the prophecy to be conditional and contingent; and that it was in Paul's power to turn the scale.
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LibraryAn Old Disciple
'... One Mnason of Cyprus, an old disciple, with whom we should lodge.'--ACTS xxi. 16. There is something that stimulates the imagination in these mere shadows of men that we meet in the New Testament story. What a strange fate that is to be made immortal by a line in this book-- immortal and yet so unknown! We do not hear another word about this host of Paul's, but his name will be familiar to men's ears till the world's end. This figure is drawn in the slightest possible outline, with a couple …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Paul in the Temple
Knox in Scotland: Lethington: Mary of Guise: 1555-1556
Parthians, Medes and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,
After this, we started on our way up to Jerusalem.
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