New American Standard Bible
And since he would not be persuaded, we fell silent, remarking, "The will of the Lord be done!"
King James Bible
And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he would not be persuaded, we were silent, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
World English Bible
When he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, "The Lord's will be done."
Young's Literal Translation
and he not being persuaded, we were silent, saying, 'The will of the Lord be done.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Would not be persuaded - To remain. He was resolved to go.
We ceased - We ceased remonstrating with him, and urging him to remain.
The will of the Lord be done - They were now assured that it was the will of God that he should go, and they were now ready to submit to that will. This is an instance and an evidence of true piety. It was the expression of a wish that whatever God might judge to be necessary for the advancement of his cause might take place, even though it should be attended with many trials. They commended their friend to the protection of God, confident that whatever should occur would be right. Compare the notes on Matthew 6:10; Matthew 26:42.
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