Tree of Life Version
29 The city was filled with confusion. They rushed into the theater, dragging with them Gaius and Aristarchus, Macedonians who were travel companions of Paul. 30 Paul was wishing to enter among the crowd, but the disciples would not let him. 31 Some of the chiefs of Asia,[a] being his friends, sent to him and begged him not to surrender himself in the theater.Read full chapter
- Acts 19:31 Lit. Asiarchs, high-ranking government officials of Asia.
New International Version
29 Soon the whole city was in an uproar. The people seized Gaius(A) and Aristarchus,(B) Paul’s traveling companions from Macedonia,(C) and all of them rushed into the theater together. 30 Paul wanted to appear before the crowd, but the disciples(D) would not let him. 31 Even some of the officials of the province, friends of Paul, sent him a message begging him not to venture into the theater.Read full chapter