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Acts 14:26


From there they sailed back to Antioch, 1  where they had been commended 2  to the grace of God for the work they had now completed. 3 


Ac 11:19,26; Ac 13:1; Ac 13:1-3; Ac 14:23; Ac 15:22,30; Ac 15:40; Ac 20:32; Ro 15:19; 2Co 1:12; Ga 2:11; Col 1:25,28; Col 4:17; 2Ti 4:2,5-8; 3Jo 1:6-8

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sn Antioch was the city in Syria (not Antioch in Pisidia) from which Paul’s first missionary journey began (see Acts 13:1-4). That first missionary journey ends here, after covering some 1,400 mi (2,240 km).

map For location see JP1 F2; JP2 F2; JP3 F2; JP4 F2.

tn Or “committed.” BDAG 762 s.v. παραδίδωμι 2 gives “commended to the grace of God for the work 14:26” as the meaning for this phrase, although “give over” and “commit” are listed as alternative meanings for this category.

tn BDAG 829 s.v. πληρόω 5 has “to bring to completion an activity in which one has been involved from its beginning, complete, finish” as meanings for this category. The ministry to which they were commissioned ends with a note of success.

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