When it was decided that we were to sail for Italy, they transferred Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan Cohort, named Julius.
Embarking on a ship of Adramyttium that was about to set sail to the ports along the coast of Asia, we put to sea, accompanied by Aristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica.
The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul kindly, and allowed him to go to his friends to be cared for.
Putting out to sea from there, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were against us.
After we had sailed across the sea that is off Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra in Lycia.
There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship bound for Italy and put us on board.
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