Paul Arrives at Rome
After three months we sailed in i an Alexandrian ship whose figurehead was the Twin Brothers, which had wintered at the island.
And landing at Syracuse, we stayed three days.
From there we circled round and reached Rhegium. And after one day the south wind blew; and the next day we came to Puteoli,
where we found j brethren, and were invited to stay with them seven days. And so we went toward Rome.
And from there, when the brethren heard about us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and Three Inns. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.
Now when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard; but k Paul was permitted to dwell by himself with the soldier who guarded him.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing to Italy, and he put us on board.
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
But the following night the Lord stood by him and said, "Be of good cheer, Paul; for as you have testified for Me in Jerusalem, so you must also bear witness at Rome.
Now as he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and answered, "Go away for now; when I have a convenient time I will call for you.
And the next day we landed at Sidon. And Julius treated Paul kindly and gave him liberty to go to his friends and receive care.