Founding the Corinthian Church

18 After this, he[a] left Athens and went to Corinth,(A) where he found a Jewish man named Aquila,(B) a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla because Claudius[b] had ordered all the Jews to leave Rome. Paul came to them, and being of the same occupation, stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers[c] by trade.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 18:1 Other mss read Paul
  2. Acts 18:2 Roman emperor a.d. 41–54; he expelled all Jews from Rome in a.d. 49.
  3. Acts 18:3 Or leatherworkers, or less likely manufacturers of theatrical properties

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