Paul Travels Through Macedonia and Greece

20 Now after the turmoil had ceased, Paul summoned[a] the disciples, and after[b] encouraging them,[c] he said farewell and[d] departed to travel to Macedonia. And after he[e] had gone through those regions and encouraged them at length,[f] he came to Greece and stayed[g] three months. Because[h] a plot was made against him by the Jews as he[i] was about to set sail for Syria, he came to a decision to return through Macedonia.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 20:1 Here the participle (“summoned”) has been translated as a finite verb in keeping with English style
  2. Acts 20:1 Here “after” is supplied as a component of the participle (“encouraging”) which is understood as temporal
  3. Acts 20:1 *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  4. Acts 20:1 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“departed”) has been translated as a finite verb
  5. Acts 20:2 Here “after” is supplied as a component of the participle (“had gone through”) which is understood as temporal
  6. Acts 20:2 Literally “with many a word”
  7. Acts 20:3 Here the participle (“stayed”) has been translated as a finite verb in keeping with English style
  8. Acts 20:3 Here “because” is supplied as a component of the causal genitive absolute participle (“was made”)
  9. Acts 20:3 Here “as” is supplied as a component of the participle (“was about to”) which is understood as temporal

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