3 and because he was a tentmaker as they were, he stayed and worked with them.

Read Acts 18:3 Using Other Translations

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.
Paul lived and worked with them, for they were tentmakers just as he was.