Met us (suneballen hmin). Imperfect active where the aorist (sunebalen, as C D have it) would seem more natural. It may mean that as soon as (w) Paul "came near or began to meet us" (inchoative imperfect), we picked him up. Luke alone in the N.T. uses sunballw to bring or come together either in a friendly sense as here or as enemies ( Luke 14:31 ). To Mitylene (ei Mitulhnhn). The capital of Lesbos about thirty miles from Assos, an easy day's sailing.