- Now after these things were finished, Paul purposed in the Spirit to go to Jerusalem after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, "After I have been there, I must also see Rome."
- And having sent into Macedonia two of those who ministered to him, Timothy and Erastus, he himself stayed in Asia for a while.
- About that time there occurred no small disturbance concerning the Way.
- For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, was bringing no little business to the craftsmen;
- these he gathered together with the workmen of similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperity depends upon this business.
- After all this had happened, Paul decided to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia. "After I have been there," he said, "I must visit Rome also."
- He sent two of his helpers, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, while he stayed in the province of Asia a little longer.
- About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way.
- A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in no little business for the craftsmen.
- He called them together, along with the workmen in related trades, and said: "Men, you know we receive a good income from this business.