Acts 21:1-18

Paul Goes to Jerusalem

1And when awe had parted from them and set sail, we bcame by a straight course to Cos, and the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara.
Some manuscripts add and Myra
2And having found a ship crossing to Phoenicia, we went aboard and set sail. 3When we had come in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left we sailed to Syria and landed at Tyre, for there the ship was to unload its cargo. 4And having sought out the disciples, we stayed there for seven days. And dthrough the Spirit they were telling Paul not to go on to Jerusalem. 5When our days there were ended, we departed and went on our journey, and they all, with wives and children eaccompanied us until we were outside the city. And fkneeling down on the beach, we prayed 6and said farewell to one another. Then we went on board the ship, and they returned home.

7When we had finished the voyage from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais, and we greeted gthe brothers
Or  brothers and sisters; also verse 17
and stayed with them for one day.
8On the next day we departed and came to Caesarea, and we entered the house of iPhilip jthe evangelist, who was one of the seven, and stayed with him. 9He had four unmarried daughters kwho prophesied. 10While we were staying for many days, a prophet named lAgabus came down from Judea. 11And coming to us, he mtook Paul’s belt and bound his own feet and hands and said nThus says the Holy Spirit o‘This is how the Jews
Greek Ioudaioi probably refers here to Jewish religious leaders, and others under their influence, in that time
at Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this belt and qdeliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.’”
12When we heard this, we and the people there rurged him not to go up to Jerusalem. 13Then Paul answered sWhat are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For tI am ready not only to be imprisoned but even to die in Jerusalem ufor the name of the Lord Jesus.” 14And since he would not be persuaded vwe ceased and said w“Let the will of the Lord be done.”

15After these days we got ready and went up to Jerusalem. 16And some of the disciples from Caesarea went with us, bringing us to the house of Mnason of Cyprus, an early disciple, with whom we should lodge.

Paul Visits James

17When we had come to Jerusalem xthe brothers received us gladly. 18On the following day Paul went in with us to yJames, and all zthe elders were present.
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