Acts 17:14

“And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And then immediatly the brethren sent away Paul, to goe as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then immediately the brethren sent Paul out to go as far as the sea; and Silas and Timothy remained there.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And then immediately the brethren sent forth Paul to go as far as to the sea: and Silas and Timothy abode there still.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the brothers sent Paul straight away to the sea: but Silas and Timothy kept there still.
- Basic English Bible

And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as to the sea; but Silas and Timotheus abode there.
- Darby Bible

And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul, to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timothy abode there still.
- Webster's Bible

Then the brethren promptly sent Paul down to the sea-coast, but Silas and Timothy remained behind.
- Weymouth Bible

Then the brothers immediately sent out Paul to go as far as to the sea, and Silas and Timothy still stayed there.
- World English Bible

And tho anoon britheren delyuerden Poul, that he schulde go to the see; but Sylas and Tymothe dwelten there.
- Wycliffe Bible

and then immediately the brethren sent forth Paul, to go on as it were to the sea, but both Silas and Timothy were remaining there.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Acts 17:14


Ac 17:14 To go as it were to the sea. He started as though to embark on the sea, Berea not being a seaport. Whether he did, or went to Athens by land, is not stated. The journey by land was about 250 miles. The sea voyage would be a much quicker route.

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