Acts 18:20
Good News Translation
The people asked him to stay longer, but he would not consent.

Contemporary English Version
They asked him to stay longer, but he refused.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they desired him that he would tarry a longer time, he consented not:

New American Bible
Although they asked him to stay for a longer time, he did not consent,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when they desired him that he would tarry a longer time, he consented not:

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Acts 20:16 For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, lest he should be stayed any time in Asia. For he hasted. if it were possible for him, to keep the day of Pentecost at Jerusalem.

Acts 21:13,14 Then Paul answered and said: What do you mean, weeping and afflicting my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but to die also in Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus. . . .

Mark 1:37,38 And when they had found him, they said to him: All seek for thee. . . .

1 Corinthians 16:12 And touching our brother Apollo, I give you to understand that I much entreated him to come unto you with the brethren: and indeed it was not his will at all to come at this time. But he will come when he shall have leisure.

Context
Paul Returns to Antioch
19And he came to Ephesus and left them there. But he himself, entering into the synagogue, disputed with the Jews. 20And when they desired him that he would tarry a longer time, he consented not: 21But taking his leave and saying: I will return to you again, God willing, he departed from Ephesus.…
Cross References
Acts 18:19
And he came to Ephesus and left them there. But he himself, entering into the synagogue, disputed with the Jews.

Acts 18:21
But taking his leave and saying: I will return to you again, God willing, he departed from Ephesus.

Additional Translations
When they asked him to stay for a while longer, he declined.

Now of them asking him to remain for a longer time, he did not consent,

When they desired him to tarry longer time with them, he consented not;

And when they asked him to abide a longer time, he consented not;

And when they asked him that he would remain for a longer time [with them] he did not accede,

And when they asked him to abide a longer time, he consented not;

When they desired him to tarry longer time with them, he consented not:

When they asked him to remain longer he did not consent,

When they asked him to stay with them a longer time, he declined;

and they having requested him to remain a longer time with them, he did not consent,
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