5 So 1the churches were being strengthened in the faith, and were 2increasing in number daily *.
6 They passed through the 3Phrygian and 4Galatian region, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in 5Asia;
7 and after they came to 6Mysia, they were trying to go into 7Bithynia, and the 8Spirit of Jesus did not permit them;
8 and passing by 9Mysia, they came down to 10Troas.
9 11A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of 12Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, "Come over to Macedonia and help us."
10 When he had seen 13the vision, immediately 14we sought to go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to 15preach the gospel to them.