Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived in that area, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.(A)

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10 After Paul had seen the vision, we(A) got ready at once to leave for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel(B) to them.

Lydia’s Conversion in Philippi

11 From Troas(C) we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, and the next day we went on to Neapolis. 12 From there we traveled to Philippi,(D) a Roman colony and the leading city of that district[a] of Macedonia.(E) And we stayed there several days.

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  1. Acts 16:12 The text and meaning of the Greek for the leading city of that district are uncertain.

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