But while Gallio was 1proconsul of 2Achaia, 3the Jews with oneaccordrose up againstPaul and brought him before4the judgmentseat,
13saying, "Thismanpersuadesmen to worshipGodcontrary to 5the law."
But when Paul was about to 6open his mouth, Galliosaid to the Jews, "If it were a matter of wrongor of viciouscrime, OJews, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you;
but if there are 7questionsaboutwords and names and your own law, lookafter it yourselves ; I amunwilling to be a judge of these matters."
And he drove them away from 8the judgmentseat.
And they alltookhold of 9Sosthenes, 10the leader of the synagogue, and began beating him in front of 11the judgmentseat. But Gallio was not concerned about any of thesethings.
18Paul, having remainedmanydayslonger, 12tookleave of 13the brethren and put out to sea for 14Syria, and with him were 15Priscilla and 16Aquila. In 17Cenchreaahe 18had his haircut, for he was keeping a vow.
They came to 19Ephesus, and he left them there. Now he himselfentered20the synagogue and reasoned with the Jews.
When they asked him to stay for a longertime, he did not consent,
but 21takingleave of them and saying, "I will return to you again22if Godwills," he setsail from 23Ephesus.
When he had landed at 24Caesarea, he went up and greeted the church, and wentdown to 25Antioch.