New Living Translation
The believers acted at once, sending Paul on to the coast, while Silas and Timothy remained behind.
King James Bible
And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.
Darby Bible Translation
And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as to the sea; but Silas and Timotheus abode there.
World English Bible
Then the brothers immediately sent out Paul to go as far as to the sea, and Silas and Timothy still stayed there.
Young's Literal Translation
and then immediately the brethren sent forth Paul, to go on as it were to the sea, but both Silas and Timothy were remaining there.
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Behold, I show you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed; in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. A n object, great in itself, and which we know to be so, will appear small to us, if we view it from a distance. The stars, for example, in our view, are but as little specks …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
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Colossians 4:14 "Luke, the Beloved Physician. "
Acts 17:16-17. Athens.
During this time, when about 120 believers were together in one place, Peter stood up and addressed them.
Then the apostles and elders together with the whole church in Jerusalem chose delegates, and they sent them to Antioch of Syria with Paul and Barnabas to report on this decision. The men chosen were two of the church leaders--Judas (also called Barsabbas) and Silas.
Paul went first to Derbe and then to Lystra, where there was a young disciple named Timothy. His mother was a Jewish believer, but his father was a Greek.
Some of the Jews who listened were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, along with many God-fearing Greek men and quite a few prominent women.
Not finding them there, they dragged out Jason and some of the other believers instead and took them before the city council. "Paul and Silas have caused trouble all over the world," they shouted, "and now they are here disturbing our city, too.
That very night the believers sent Paul and Silas to Berea. When they arrived there, they went to the Jewish synagogue.
Those escorting Paul went with him all the way to Athens; then they returned to Berea with instructions for Silas and Timothy to hurry and join him.
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