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1 But after the tumult had ceased, Paul having called the disciples to [him] and embraced [them], went away to go to Macedonia. 1 When the uproar had ended, Paul sent for the disciples and, after encouraging them, said good-by and set out for Macedonia.
2 And having passed through those parts, and having exhorted them with much discourse, he came to Greece. 2 He traveled through that area, speaking many words of encouragement to the people, and finally arrived in Greece,
3 And having spent three months [there], a treacherous plot against him having been set on foot by the Jews, as he was going to sail to Syria, [the] resolution was adopted of returning through Macedonia. 3 where he stayed three months. Because the Jews made a plot against him just as he was about to sail for Syria, he decided to go back through Macedonia.
4 And there accompanied him as far as Asia, Sopater [son] of Pyrrhus, a Berean; and of Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus, and Gaius and Timotheus of Derbe, and of Asia, Tychicus and Trophimus. 4 He was accompanied by Sopater son of Pyrrhus from Berea, Aristarchus and Secundus from Thessalonica, Gaius from Derbe, Timothy also, and Tychicus and Trophimus from the province of Asia.
5 These going before waited for us in Troas; 5 These men went on ahead and waited for us at Troas.
6 but we sailed away from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread, and we came to them to Troas in five days, where we spent seven days. 6 But we sailed from Philippi after the Feast of Unleavened Bread, and five days later joined the others at Troas, where we stayed seven days.
7 And the first day of the week, we being assembled to break bread, Paul discoursed to them, about to depart on the morrow. And he prolonged the discourse till midnight. 7 On the first day of the week we came together to break bread. Paul spoke to the people and, because he intended to leave the next day, kept on talking until midnight.
8 And there were many lights in the upper room where we were assembled. 8 There were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting.
9 And a certain youth, by name Eutychus, sitting at the window-opening, overpowered by deep sleep, while Paul discoursed very much at length, having been overpowered by the sleep, fell from the third story down to the bottom, and was taken up dead. 9 Seated in a window was a young man named Eutychus, who was sinking into a deep sleep as Paul talked on and on. When he was sound asleep, he fell to the ground from the third story and was picked up dead.
10 But Paul descending fell upon him, and enfolding [him] [in his arms], said, Be not troubled, for his life is in him. 10 Paul went down, threw himself on the young man and put his arms around him. "Don't be alarmed," he said. "He's alive!"
11 And having gone up, and having broken the bread, and eaten, and having long spoken until daybreak, so he went away. 11 Then he went upstairs again and broke bread and ate. After talking until daylight, he left.
12 And they brought [away] the boy alive, and were no little comforted. 12 The people took the young man home alive and were greatly comforted.
13 And we, having gone before on board ship, sailed off to Assos, going to take in Paul there; for so he had directed, he himself being about to go on foot. 13 We went on ahead to the ship and sailed for Assos, where we were going to take Paul aboard. He had made this arrangement because he was going there on foot.
14 And when he met with us at Assos, having taken him on board, we came to Mitylene; 14 When he met us at Assos, we took him aboard and went on to Mitylene.
15 and having sailed thence, on the morrow arrived opposite Chios, and the next day put in at Samos; and having stayed at Trogyllium, the next day we came to Miletus: 15 The next day we set sail from there and arrived off Kios. The day after that we crossed over to Samos, and on the following day arrived at Miletus.
16 for Paul thought it desirable to sail by Ephesus, so that he might not be made to spend time in Asia; for he hastened, if it was possible for him, to be the day of Pentecost at Jerusalem. 16 Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus to avoid spending time in the province of Asia, for he was in a hurry to reach Jerusalem, if possible, by the day of Pentecost.
17 But from Miletus having sent to Ephesus, he called over [to him] the elders of the assembly. 17 From Miletus, Paul sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.
18 And when they were come to him, he said to them, *Ye* know how I was with you all the time from the first day that I arrived in Asia, 18 When they arrived, he said to them: "You know how I lived the whole time I was with you, from the first day I came into the province of Asia.
19 serving the Lord with all lowliness, and tears, and temptations, which happened to me through the plots of the Jews; 19 I served the Lord with great humility and with tears, although I was severely tested by the plots of the Jews.
20 how I held back nothing of what is profitable, so as not to announce [it] to you, and to teach you publicly and in every house, 20 You know that I have not hesitated to preach anything that would be helpful to you but have taught you publicly and from house to house.
21 testifying to both Jews and Greeks repentance towards God, and faith towards our Lord Jesus Christ. 21 I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn to God in repentance and have faith in our Lord Jesus.
22 And now, behold, bound in my spirit *I* go to Jerusalem, not knowing what things shall happen to me in it; 22 "And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.
23 only that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and tribulations await me. 23 I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me.
24 But I make no account of [my] life [as] dear to myself, so that I finish my course, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the glad tidings of the grace of God. 24 However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.
25 And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone about preaching the kingdom [of God], shall see my face no more. 25 "Now I know that none of you among whom I have gone about preaching the kingdom will ever see me again.
26 Wherefore I witness to you this day, that I am clean from the blood of all, 26 Therefore, I declare to you today that I am innocent of the blood of all men.
27 for I have not shrunk from announcing to you all the counsel of God. 27 For I have not hesitated to proclaim to you the whole will of God.
28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own. 28 Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood.
29 [For] *I* know [this,] that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock; 29 I know that after I leave, savage wolves will come in among you and will not spare the flock.
30 and from among your own selves shall rise up men speaking perverted things to draw away the disciples after them. 30 Even from your own number men will arise and distort the truth in order to draw away disciples after them.
31 Wherefore watch, remembering that for three years, night and day, I ceased not admonishing each one [of you] with tears. 31 So be on your guard! Remember that for three years I never stopped warning each of you night and day with tears.
32 And now I commit you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build [you] up and give [to you] an inheritance among all the sanctified. 32 "Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
33 I have coveted [the] silver or gold or clothing of no one. 33 I have not coveted anyone's silver or gold or clothing.
34 Yourselves know that these hands have ministered to my wants, and to those who were with me. 34 You yourselves know that these hands of mine have supplied my own needs and the needs of my companions.
35 I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring [we] ought to come in aid of the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive. 35 In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.' "
36 And having said these things, he knelt down and prayed with them all. 36 When he had said this, he knelt down with all of them and prayed.
37 And they all wept sore; and falling upon the neck of Paul they ardently kissed him, 37 They all wept as they embraced him and kissed him.
38 specially pained by the word which he had said, that they would no more see his face. And they went down with him to the ship. 38 What grieved them most was his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they accompanied him to the ship.