New International Version
From Attalia they sailed back to Antioch, where they had been committed to the grace of God for the work they had now completed.
King James Bible
And thence sailed to Antioch, from whence they had been recommended to the grace of God for the work which they fulfilled.
Darby Bible Translation
and thence they sailed away to Antioch, whence they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they had fulfilled.
World English Bible
From there they sailed to Antioch, from where they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they had fulfilled.
Young's Literal Translation
and thence did sail to Antioch, whence they had been given by the grace of God for the work that they fulfilled;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And thence sailed to Antioch - This was Antioch in Syria; and to reach which, by sea, they were obliged to coast a part of the Mediterranean Sea, steering between Cyprus and Cilicia; though they might have gone the whole journey by land.
Whence they had been recommended - for the work which they fulfilled - The reader will recollect that it was from this Antioch they had been sent to preach the Gospel to the heathen in Asia Minor: see Acts 13:1, Acts 13:2; and that they fulfilled that work: see in the same chapter, Acts 13:48; and the circumstantial account of their travels and preaching given in this chapter.
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Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews.
Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus.
When he arrived and saw what the grace of God had done, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts.
During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.
Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead.
They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch,
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