New Living Translation
Paul went by land to Assos, where he had arranged for us to join him, while we traveled by ship.
King James Bible
And we went before to ship, and sailed unto Assos, there intending to take in Paul: for so had he appointed, minding himself to go afoot.
Darby Bible Translation
And we, having gone before on board ship, sailed off to Assos, going to take in Paul there; for so he had directed, he himself being about to go on foot.
World English Bible
But we who went ahead to the ship set sail for Assos, intending to take Paul aboard there, for he had so arranged, intending himself to go by land.
Young's Literal Translation
And we having gone before unto the ship, did sail to Assos, thence intending to take in Paul, for so he had arranged, intending himself to go on foot;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:13 Being himself to go on foot - That he might enjoy the company of his Christian brethren a little longer, although he had passed the night without sleep, and though Assos was of difficult and dangerous access by land.
LibraryA Fulfilled Aspiration
'So that I might finish my course....'--ACTS xx. 24. 'I have finished my course....'--2 TIM. iv. 7. I do not suppose that Paul in prison, and within sight of martyrdom, remembered his words at Ephesus. But the fact that what was aspiration whilst he was in the very thick of his difficulties came to be calm retrospect at the close is to me very beautiful and significant. 'So that I may finish my course,' said he wistfully; whilst before him there lay dangers clearly discerned and others that had all …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Parting Words [Footnote: Preached Prior to a Long Absence in Australia. ]
The Blessedness of Giving
So we decided to leave for Macedonia at once, having concluded that God was calling us to preach the Good News there.
They went on ahead and waited for us at Troas.
Meanwhile, the young man was taken home unhurt, and everyone was greatly relieved.
He joined us there, and we sailed together to Mitylene.
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