New American Standard Bible
After these days we got ready and started on our way up to Jerusalem.
King James Bible
And after those days we took up our carriages, and went up to Jerusalem.
Darby Bible Translation
And after these days, having got our effects ready, we went up to Jerusalem.
World English Bible
After these days we took up our baggage and went up to Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation
And after these days, having taken our vessels, we were going up to Jerusalem,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
After those days - After what had occurred, as related in the previous verses.
We took up our carriages - This is a most unhappy translation. The word carriage we apply now exclusively to a vehicle for conveying anything as a coach, chariot, gig, cannon carriage, etc. The original word means simply that they prepared themselves; made themselves ready; put their baggage in order, etc. ἀποσκευασάμενοι aposkeuasamenoi. They prepared for the journey. The English word carriage was formerly used in the sense of what is carried, baggage, burden, vessels, furniture, etc. Thus, it was used in the time that our translation was made; and in this sense it is to be understood in 1 Samuel 17:22, "And David left his carriage (baggage) in the hand of the keeper of the carriage," etc. See Acts 21:20, margin; Isaiah 10:28, "At Michmash he hath laid up his carriages" (his baggage, etc.).
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'And it came to pass, that, after we were gotten from them, and had launched, we came with a straight course unto Coos, and the day following unto Rhodes, and from thence unto Patara: 2. And finding a ship sailing over unto Phenicia, we went aboard, and set forth. 3. Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden. 4. And finding disciples, we tarried there seven days: who said to Paul through the …
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From Antioch to the Destruction of Jerusalem.
Now after these things were finished, Paul purposed in the spirit to go to Jerusalem after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, "After I have been there, I must also see Rome."
When we had heard this, we as well as the local residents began begging him not to go up to Jerusalem.
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