Paul’s Vision of the Man of Macedonia

Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia(A) and Galatia,(B) having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia.(C)

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10 This went on for two years,(A) so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia(B) heard the word of the Lord.(C)

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Greet also the church that meets at their house.(A)

Greet my dear friend Epenetus, who was the first convert(B) to Christ in the province of Asia.(C)

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Final Greetings

19 The churches in the province of Asia(A) send you greetings. Aquila and Priscilla[a](B) greet you warmly in the Lord, and so does the church that meets at their house.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 16:19 Greek Prisca, a variant of Priscilla

We do not want you to be uninformed,(A) brothers and sisters,[a] about the troubles we experienced(B) in the province of Asia.(C) We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired of life itself.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 1:8 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 8:1; 13:11.

Greetings and Doxology

John,

To the seven churches(A) in the province of Asia:

Grace and peace to you(B) from him who is, and who was, and who is to come,(C) and from the seven spirits[a](D) before his throne,

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 1:4 That is, the sevenfold Spirit