I 1know that after my departure 2fierce wolves will come in among you, 3not sparing the flock;
and 4from among your own selves will arise men speaking twisted things, to draw away the disciples after them.
Therefore 5be alert, remembering that 6for three years I did not cease night or day 7to admonish everyone 8with tears.
And now 9I commend you to God and to 10the word of his grace, which is able to 11build you up and to give you 12the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
3313I coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel.
3414You yourselves know that 15these hands ministered to my necessities and 16to those who were with me.
In all things 17I have shown you that 18by working hard in this way we must 19help the weak and 20remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, 'It is more blessed 21to give than to receive.'"
And when he had said these things, 22he knelt down and prayed with them all.
And 23there was much weeping on the part of all; 24they embraced Paul and 25kissed him,
being sorrowful most of all because of 26the word he had spoken, that they would not see his face again. And 27they accompanied him to the ship.