After saying this he kneeled with them all and prayed.
All wept aloud, and falling on Paul's neck they kissed him affectionately,
grieving especially because he had said that they would never see his face again; and they escorted him to the ship.
To conclude: Be strong in the Lord and in the power of his might.
After spending some time they were sent away with a message of peace from the brethren to those who had sent them.
Now, brethren, farewell. Be fully equipped; take courage; be of one mind; live in peace; then the God of love and peace will be with you.
11 Now, brethren, farewell. Be fully equipped; take courage; be of one mind; live in peace; then the God of love and peace will be with you.
12 Greet one another with a holy kiss.
13 All the holy send greetings.
14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
But we, brethren, when bereft of you for a little while, out of sight not out of mind, endeavored more earnestly to see your faces, with great longing.
For God is my witness how much I long for you all in the affections of Christ Jesus.
Another said, "I will follow you, Sir, but first let me say good-bye to those at my home."
Jesus said to him, "No one who has put his hand to the plow and is looking backward is fit for the kingdom of God."
Grace be with you all.
WHEN the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and, after encouraging them, he bade them farewell and left to proceed to Macedonia.