The next day we put in 1 at Sidon, 2 and Julius, treating Paul kindly, 3 allowed him to go to his friends so they could provide him with what he needed. 4
Ge 10:15; Ge 49:13; Isa 23:2-4,12; Zec 9:2; Ac 12:20; Ac 24:23; Ac 27:1,3; Ac 28:16
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1 tn BDAG 516 s.v. κατάγω states, “Hence the pass., in act. sense, of ships and seafarers put in εἴς τι at a harbor…εἰς Σιδῶνα Ac 27:3.”
2 sn Sidon is another seaport 75 mi (120 km) north of Caesarea.
map For location see Map1 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.
3 tn BDAG 1056 s.v. φιλανθρώπως states, “benevolently, kindly φιλανθρώπως χρῆσθαί (τινι) treat someone in kindly fashion…Ac 27:3.”
sn Treating Paul kindly. Paul’s treatment followed the pattern of the earlier imprisonment (cf. Acts 24:23).
4 tn Grk “to go to his friends to be cared for.” The scene is an indication of Christian hospitality.