Acts 21:15

Paul at Jerusalem

15 After these days we got ready and 1started on our way up to Jerusalem.

Acts 21:15 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 21:15

And after those days we took up our carriages
Or prepared themselves, both for their journey, and for whatever trials and exercises they were to meet with; they took up their bundles, which hitherto were brought by sea, and now put them upon beasts, going by land from Caesarea:

and went up to Jerusalem;
which stood on higher ground, and was, as Josephus F14 says, six hundred furlongs, or seventy five miles distant.


F14 De Bello Jud. l. 1. c. 3. sect. 5.

Acts 21:15 In-Context

13 Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
14 And since he would not be persuaded, we fell silent, remarking, "The will of the Lord be done!"
15 After these days we got ready and started on our way up to Jerusalem.
16 Some of the disciples from Caesarea also came with us, taking us to Mnason of Cyprus, a disciple of long standing with whom we were to lodge.
17 After we arrived in Jerusalem, the brethren received us gladly.

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