New International Version
From Troas we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, and the next day we went on to Neapolis.
King James Bible
Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis;
Darby Bible Translation
Having sailed therefore away from Troas, we went in a straight course to Samothracia, and on the morrow to Neapolis,
World English Bible
Setting sail therefore from Troas, we made a straight course to Samothrace, and the day following to Neapolis;
Young's Literal Translation
having set sail, therefore, from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, on the morrow also to Neapolis,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Loosing from Troas - Setting sail from this place.
With a straight course to Samothracia - This was an island of the Aegean Sea, contiguous to Thrace, and hence called Samothracia, or the Thracian Samos. It is about twenty miles in circumference, and is now called Samandrachi by the Turks, who are its present masters.
And the next day to Neapolis - There were many cities of this name; but this was a sea-port town of Macedonia, a few miles eastward of Philippi. Neapolis signifies the new city.
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So they passed by Mysia and went down to Troas.
These men went on ahead and waited for us at Troas.
After we had torn ourselves away from them, we put out to sea and sailed straight to Kos. The next day we went to Rhodes and from there to Patara.
2 Corinthians 2:12
Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and found that the Lord had opened a door for me,
2 Timothy 4:13
When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, and my scrolls, especially the parchments.
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