Acts 15:38

“But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But Paul thought not good to take him with them; who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the worke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But Paul thought not good to take with them him who withdrew from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But Paul was of the opinion that it was not right to take with them one who had gone away from them in Pamphylia, and had not gone on with the work.
- Basic English Bible

but Paul thought it not well to take with them him who had abandoned them, [going back] from Pamphylia, and had not gone with them to the work.
- Darby Bible

But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
- Webster's Bible

while Paul deemed it undesirable to have as their companion one who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone on with them to the work.
- Weymouth Bible

But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work.
- World English Bible

But Poul preiede him, that he that departide fro hem fro Pamfilie, and wente not with hem in to the werk, schulde not be resseyued.
- Wycliffe Bible

and Paul was not thinking it good to take him with them who withdrew from them from Pamphylia, and did not go with them to the work;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 15:38


15:38 But Paul thought it not right - To trust him again, who had deserted them before: who had shrunk from the labour and danger of converting those they were now going to confirm.


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