New International Version
When he would not be dissuaded, we gave up and said, "The Lord's will 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The will of the Lord be done - May that which is most for his glory take place! They plainly saw from the prophecy what would take place, if Paul went to Jerusalem; and every one saw that he had power to go, or not to go.
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'... One Mnason of Cyprus, an old disciple, with whom we should lodge.'--ACTS xxi. 16. There is something that stimulates the imagination in these mere shadows of men that we meet in the New Testament story. What a strange fate that is to be made immortal by a line in this book-- immortal and yet so unknown! We do not hear another word about this host of Paul's, but his name will be familiar to men's ears till the world's end. This figure is drawn in the slightest possible outline, with a couple …
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When Naomi realized that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped urging her.
your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
"Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done."
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