A Major Riot in Ephesus

21 Now when these things were completed, Paul resolved in the Spirit to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, “After I have been there, it is necessary for me to see Rome also.” 22 So after[a] sending two of those who were assisting him, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, he himself stayed some time in Asia.[b]

23 Now there happened at that time no little disturbance concerning the Way.

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  1. Acts 19:22 Here “after” is supplied as a component of the participle (“sending”) which is understood as temporal
  2. Acts 19:22 A reference to the Roman province of Asia (modern Asia Minor)