And it may be that I will abide
He could not be certain what calls in Providence he might have to some other places, where his presence would be necessary:
yea, and winter with you;
stay all winter with them, for the space of three months, as we read he did in Greece, ( Acts 20:1-3 ) .
That ye may bring me on my journey whithersoever I go;
both by accompanying him in person themselves, in token of honour and respect, and by providing things necessary for his journey; see ( Acts 15:3 ) ( 21:5 ) .