31 Even some of the officials of the province, friends of Paul, sent him a message begging him not to venture into the theater.

Read Acts 19:31 Using Other Translations

And certain of the chief of Asia, which were his friends, sent unto him, desiring him that he would not adventure himself into the theatre.
And even some of the Asiarchs, who were friends of his, sent to him and were urging him not to venture into the theater.
Some of the officials of the province, friends of Paul, also sent a message to him, begging him not to risk his life by entering the amphitheater.