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Paul and Barnabas at Pisidian Antioch

13 Then Paul and his companions put out to sea[a] from Paphos[b] and came to Perga[c] in Pamphylia,[d] but John[e] left them and returned to Jerusalem.[f]

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  1. Acts 13:13 tn BDAG 62 s.v. ἀνάγω 4, “as a nautical t.t. (. τὴν ναῦν put a ship to sea), mid. or pass. ἀνάγεσθαι to begin to go by boat, put out to sea.”
  2. Acts 13:13 sn Paphos was a city on the southwestern coast of the island of Cyprus. See Acts 13:6.
  3. Acts 13:13 sn Perga was a city in Pamphylia near the southern coast of Asia Minor. The journey from Paphos to Perga is about 105 mi (175 km).
  4. Acts 13:13 sn Pamphylia was a province in the southern part of Asia Minor.
  5. Acts 13:13 sn That is, John Mark.
  6. Acts 13:13 sn Returned to Jerusalem. John Mark had originally accompanied them from Jerusalem (see Acts 12:25). John Mark’s decision to leave became an issue later for Barnabas and Paul (Acts 15:36-39).