24 Meanwhile a Jew named Apollos,r a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus.s He was a learned man, with a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures. 25 He had been instructed in the way of the Lord, and he spoke with great fervora t and taught about Jesus accurately, though he knew only the baptism of John.u 26 He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Priscilla and Aquilav heard him, they invited him to their home and explained to him the way of God more adequately.
27 When Apollos wanted to go to Achaia,w the brothers and sistersx encouraged him and wrote to the disciples there to welcome him. When he arrived, he was a great help to those who by grace had believed. 28 For he vigorously refuted his Jewish opponents in public debate, proving from the Scripturesy that Jesus was the Messiah.z
Or with fervor in the Spirit