New American Standard Bible
and passing by Mysia, they came down to Troas.
King James Bible
And they passing by Mysia came down to Troas.
Darby Bible Translation
and having passed by Mysia they descended to Troas.
World English Bible
Passing by Mysia, they came down to Troas.
Young's Literal Translation
and having passed by Mysia, they came down to Troas.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Came down to Troas - This was a city of Phrygia or Mysia, on the Hellespont, between Troy north, and Assos south. Sometimes the name Troas or Troad, is used to denote the whole country of the Trojans, the province where the ancient city of Troy had stood. This region was much celebrated in the early periods of Grecian history. It was here that the events recorded in the Iliad of Homer are supposed to have occurred. The city of Troy has long since been completely destroyed. Troas is several times mentioned in the New Testament, 2 Corinthians 2:12; 2 Timothy 4:13; Acts 20:5.
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and after they came to Mysia, they were trying to go into Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus did not permit them;
So putting out to sea from Troas, we ran a straight course to Samothrace, and on the day following to Neapolis;
But these had gone on ahead and were waiting for us at Troas.
We sailed from Philippi after the days of Unleavened Bread, and came to them at Troas within five days; and there we stayed seven days.
2 Corinthians 2:12
Now when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ and when a door was opened for me in the Lord,
2 Timothy 4:13
When you come bring the cloak which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments.
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