After this Paul stayed many days longer, and then took leave of the brethren and sailed for Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aq'uila. At Cen'chre-ae he cut his hair, for he had a vow.
And they came to Ephesus, and he left them there; but he himself went into the synagogue and argued with the Jews.
When they asked him to stay for a longer period, he declined;
but on taking leave of them he said, "I will return to you if God wills," and he set sail from Ephesus.
When he had landed at Caesare'a, he went up and greeted the church, and then went down to Antioch.
After spending some time there he departed and went from place to place through the region of Galatia and Phryg'ia, strengthening all the disciples.
Now a Jew named Apol'los, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, well versed in the scriptures.
He had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John.
He began to speak boldly in the synagogue; but when Priscilla and Aq'uila heard him, they took him and expounded to him the way of God more accurately.
And when he wished to cross to Acha'ia, the brethren encouraged him, and wrote to the disciples to receive him. When he arrived, he greatly helped those who through grace had believed,
for he powerfully confuted the Jews in public, showing by the scriptures that the Christ was Jesus.
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