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Acts 21:12

    Acts 21:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when we heard these things, both we, and they of that place, besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when we heard these things, both we, and they of that place, sought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when we heard these things, both we and they of that place besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And hearing these things, we and those who were living in that place made request to him not to go to Jerusalem.

    Webster's Revision

    And when we heard these things, both we and they of that place besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

    World English Bible

    When we heard these things, both we and they of that place begged him not to go up to Jerusalem.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when we heard these things, both we and they of that place besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.

    Definitions for Acts 21:12

    Besought - Entreated; asked; called.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 21:12

    Besought him not to go up to Jerusalem - For they all understood the prophecy to be conditional and contingent; and that it was in Paul's power to turn the scale.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 21:12

    21:12 Both we, (his fellow travellers,) and they of the place, besought him not to go up to Jerusalem - St. Paul knew that this prediction had the force of a command. They did not know this.