Acts 9:30

30 Which when the brethren knew, they brought him down to Caesarea, and sent him forth to Tarsus.

Acts 9:30 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 9:30

Which when the brethren knew
When the members of the church heard of it, by some means or another:

they brought him down to Caesarea;
not that which was before called Strato's tower, the same as in ( Acts 8:40 ) but Caesarea Philippi, mentioned in ( Matthew 16:13 ) the Syriac version adds, "by night", and some copies, "and sent him forth to Tarsus"; a city of Cilicia, his own native place, where he might be more safe, and also useful among his friends and acquaintance; ( Galatians 1:21 ) .

Acts 9:30 In-Context

28 And he was with them coming in and going out at Jerusalem.
29 And he spake boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Grecians: but they went about to slay him.
30 Which when the brethren knew, they brought him down to Caesarea, and sent him forth to Tarsus.
31 Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.
32 And it came to pass, as Peter passed throughout all quarters, he came down also to the saints which dwelt at Lydda.