Acts 15:34

King James Bible
Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still.

New King James Version
However, it seemed good to Silas to remain there.

New American Standard Bible

NASB 1995
But it seemed good to Silas to remain there.

NASB 1977
[But it seemed good to Silas to remain there.]

Amplified Bible
[However, Silas decided to stay there.]

American Standard Version
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Aramaic Bible in Plain English
However, it was Shila's will to remain there.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But it seemed good unto Silas to remain there; and Judas alone departed to Jerusalem.

Literal Standard Version
[[and it seemed good to Silas to remain there still.]]

New Heart English Bible
However, Silas decided to remain there.

Weymouth New Testament

Young's Literal Translation
and it seemed good to Silas to remain there still.

Additional Translations ...
The Believers at Antioch Rejoice

Cross References
Acts 15:33
After spending some time there, they were sent off by the brothers in peace to return to those who had sent them.

Acts 15:35
But Paul and Barnabas remained at Antioch, along with many others, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord.

Treasury of Scripture

Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still.

it pleased.

Acts 11:25,26
Then departed Barnabas to Tarsus, for to seek Saul: …

Acts 18:27
And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him: who, when he was come, helped them much which had believed through grace:

1 Corinthians 16:12
As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have convenient time.

Verse 34. - This verse is omitted in the R.T. and by the best manuscripts and commentators. It seems to have been put in to explain ver. 40. But Silas may have returned to Jerusalem, as stated in ver. 33, and come back again to Antioch, from having formed a strong attachment to St. Paul and his views.

Parallel Commentaries ...

It seemed good
ἔδοξε (edoxe)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1380: To think, seem, appear, it seems.

δὲ (de)
Strong's 1161: A weak adversative particle, generally placed second in its clause; but, on the other hand, and.

to Silas
Σίλᾳ (Sila)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4609: Silas, a pet-form of the name Silvanus; a Roman citizen and a helper of Paul.

to remain
ἐπιμεῖναι (epimeinai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 1961: (a) to remain, tarry, (b) to remain in, persist in.

αὐτοῦ (autou)
Strong's 847: Here, there.

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