Acts 21:12
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English Standard Version
When we heard this, we and the people there urged him 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.

American Standard Version
And when we heard these things, both we and they of that place besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which when we had heard, both we and they that were of that place, desired him that he would not go up to Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
And when we heard these things, both we and they of that place besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when we heard these things, both we, and they of that place, besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

Weymouth New Testament
As soon as we heard these words, both we and the brethren at Caesarea entreated Paul not to go up to Jerusalem.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Besought him not to go up

This suggests the case of Luther when on his journey to the Diet of Worms, and the story of Regulus the Roman, who, being permitted to return to Rome with an embassy from the Carthaginians, urged his countrymen to reject the terms of peace, and to continue the war, and then, against the remonstrances of his friends, insisted on fulfilling his promise to the Carthaginians to return in the event of the failure of negotiations, and went back to certain torture and death.

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besought.

Acts 21:4 And finding disciples, we tarried there seven days: who said to Paul through the Spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem.

Acts 20:22 And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:

Matthew 16:21-23 From that time forth began Jesus to show to his disciples, how that he must go to Jerusalem...

Cross References
Acts 2:9
Parthians and Medes and Elamites and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia,

Acts 21:15
After these days we got ready and went up to Jerusalem.

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