Paul Arrives at Rome
After three months we set sail in x a ship that had wintered in the island, a ship of Alexandria, with the twin gods as a figurehead.
Putting in at Syracuse, we stayed there for three days.
And from there we made a circuit and arrived at Rhegium. And after one day a south wind sprang up, and on the second day we came to Puteoli.
There we found y brothers and were invited to stay with them for seven days. And so we came to Rome.
And y the brothers there, when they heard about us, came as far as the Forum of Appius and Three Taverns to meet us. On seeing them, z Paul thanked God and took courage.
And when we came into Rome, a Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier that guarded him.
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There the centurion found a ship of Alexandria sailing for Italy and put us on board.
So the saying spread abroad among the brothers that this disciple was not to die; yet Jesus did not say to him that he was not to die, but, "If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is that to you?
There we found brothers and were invited to stay with them for seven days. And so we came to Rome.
Romans 1:9 - 12
For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you
Then he gave orders to the centurion that he should be kept in custody but have some liberty, and that none of his friends should be prevented from attending to his needs.
The next day we put in at Sidon. And Julius treated Paul kindly and gave him leave to go to his friends and be cared for.