Acts 20:3
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where he stayed three months. Because some Jews had plotted against him just as he was about to sail for Syria, he decided to go back through Macedonia.


New American Standard Bible
And there he spent three months, and when a plot was formed against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia.


King James Bible
And there abode three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
and stayed three months. When he was about to set sail for Syria, a plot was devised against him by the Jews, so a decision was made to go back through Macedonia.


International Standard Version
and stayed there for three months. When he was about to sail for Syria, a plot was initiated against him by the Jews, so he decided to go back through Macedonia.


American Standard Version
And when he had spent three months there, and a plot was laid against him by Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he determined to return through Macedonia.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Where, when he had spent three months, the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria; so he took a resolution to return through Macedonia.


Darby Bible Translation
And having spent three months there, a treacherous plot against him having been set on foot by the Jews, as he was going to sail to Syria, the resolution was adopted of returning through Macedonia.


Young's Literal Translation
having made also three months' stay -- a counsel of the Jews having been against him -- being about to set forth to Syria, there came to him a resolution of returning through Macedonia.
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Context
Paul in Macedonia and Greece

1And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called to him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia. 2And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece, 3And there stayed three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia. 4And there accompanied him into Asia Sopater of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus; and of Asia, Tychicus and Trophimus. 5These going before tarried for us at Troas. 6And we sailed away from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread, and came to them to Troas in five days; where we stayed seven days.
Cross References
Matthew 4:24
And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought to him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatic, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.


Acts 9:23
And after that many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him:


Acts 9:24
But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.


Acts 16:9
And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us.


Acts 16:12
And from there to Philippi, which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia, and a colony: and we were in that city abiding certain days.


Acts 20:1
And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called to him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia.


Acts 20:2
And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece,


Acts 20:19
Serving the LORD with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:


2 Corinthians 11:26
In journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brothers;


Treasury of Scripture

And there stayed three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia.

the Jews.

Acts 20:19 Serving the LORD with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:

Acts 9:23,24 And after that many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him...

Acts 23:12-15 And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse...

Acts 25:3 And desired favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.

Ezra 8:31 Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go to Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was on us...

Proverbs 1:11 If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privately for the innocent without cause:

Jeremiah 5:26 For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men.

2 Corinthians 7:5 For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fights...

2 Corinthians 11:26 In journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by the heathen...

sail.

Acts 18:18 And Paul after this tarried there yet a good while, and then took his leave of the brothers, and sailed there into Syria...

Acts 21:3 Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre...

Galatians 1:21 Afterwards I came into the regions of Syria and Cilicia;

he purposed.

Acts 19:21 After these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying...

2 Corinthians 1:15 And in this confidence I was minded to come to you before, that you might have a second benefit;

Strong's Concordance
And [there] abode three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia.
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NT Apostles: Acts 20:3 When he had spent three months there (Acts of the Apostles Ac)
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