But 1we, goingahead to the ship, setsail for Assos, intending from there to takePaul on board; for so he had arranged it, intendinghimself to gobby land.
And when he met us at Assos, we took him on board and came to Mitylene.
15Sailing from there, we arrived the following day oppositeChios; and the next day we crossedover to Samos; and the day following we came to 2Miletus.
For Paul had decided to sailpast3Ephesusso that he would not have to spendtime in c4Asia; for he was hurrying5to be in Jerusalem, ifpossible, 6on the day of Pentecost.
From Miletus he sent to 7Ephesus and called to him 8the elders of the church.
And when they had come to him, he said to them, "You yourselvesknow, 9 from the firstday that I setfoot in dAsia, how I was with you the wholetime,
19serving the Lord with allhumility and with tears and with trials which came upon me ethrough10the plots of the Jews;
20how I 11did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and ffrom house to house,
21solemnly12testifying to bothJews and Greeks of 13repentancetowardGod and 14faith in our LordJesusChrist.
"And now, behold, bound by the gSpirit, 15I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there ,