New Living Translation
They asked him to stay longer, but he declined.
King James Bible
When they desired him to tarry longer time with them, he consented not;
Darby Bible Translation
And when they asked him that he would remain for a longer time with them he did not accede,
World English Bible
When they asked him to stay with them a longer time, he declined;
Young's Literal Translation
and they having requested him to remain a longer time with them, he did not consent,
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LibraryThere Also is Said at what Work the Apostle Wrought. ...
22. There also is said at what work the Apostle wrought. "After these things," it says, "he departed from Athens and came to Corinth; and having found a certain Jew, by name Aquila, of Pontus by birth, lately come from Italy, and Priscilla his wife, because that Claudius had ordered all Jews to depart from Rome, he came unto them, and because he was of the same craft he abode with them, doing work: for they were tent-makers."  This if they shall essay to interpret allegorically, they show what …
St. Augustine—Of the Work of Monks.
Apollos at Corinth
They stopped first at the port of Ephesus, where Paul left the others behind. While he was there, he went to the synagogue to reason with the Jews.
As he left, however, he said, "I will come back later, God willing." Then he set sail from Ephesus.
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