New Living Translation
But Paul disagreed strongly, since John Mark had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in their work.
King James Bible
But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
Darby Bible Translation
but Paul thought it not well to take with them him who had abandoned them, going back from Pamphylia, and had not gone with them to the work.
World English Bible
But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work.
Young's Literal Translation
and Paul was not thinking it good to take him with them who withdrew from them from Pamphylia, and did not go with them to the work;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:38 But Paul thought it not right - To trust him again, who had deserted them before: who had shrunk from the labour and danger of converting those they were now going to confirm.
"Jesus of Nazareth, a Biography, by John Mark," recognizes the author of the second Gospel as that "John, whose surname was Mark" (Acts 15:37), whom Barnabas chose as companion when he sailed for Cyprus on his second missionary journey. In making use of the new title, the plan of the Editor is to present "The Gospel: According to Mark" as it would be printed were it written in the twentieth rather than the first century. Mark's Gospel has been chosen for this purpose to make available in more readable …
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Phrygia, Pamphylia, Egypt, and the areas of Libya around Cyrene, visitors from Rome
Paul and his companions then left Paphos by ship for Pamphylia, landing at the port town of Perga. There John Mark left them and returned to Jerusalem.
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