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1 After the uproar had ceased, Sha'ul sent for the talmidim, took leave of them, and departed to go into 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 When he had gone through those parts, and had encouraged them with many words, he came into Greece. 2 He traveled through that area, speaking many words of encouragement to the people, and finally arrived in Greece,
3 When he had spent three months there, and a plot was made against him by Yehudim as he was about to set sail for Aram, he determined to return 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 These accompanied him as far as Asia: Sopater of Beroea; Aristarchus and Secundus of the Thessalonians; Gaius of Derbe; Timothy; and Tychicus and Trophimus of Asia. 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 But these had gone ahead, and were waiting for us at Troas. 5 These men went on ahead and waited for us at Troas.
6 We sailed away from Philippi after the days of Unleavened Bread, and came to them at Troas in five days, where we stayed 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 On the first day of the week, when the talmidim were gathered together to break bread, Sha'ul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and continued his speech until 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 There were many lights in the upper chamber where we were gathered together. 8 There were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting.
9 A certain young man named Eutychus sat in the window, weighed down with deep sleep. As Sha'ul spoke still longer, being weighed down by his sleep, he fell down from the third story, 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 Sha'ul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, "Don't be 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 When he had gone up, and had broken bread, and eaten, and had talked with them a long while, even until break of day, he departed. 11 Then he went upstairs again and broke bread and ate. After talking until daylight, he left.
12 They brought the boy alive, and were not a little comforted. 12 The people took the young man home alive and were greatly comforted.
13 But we who went ahead to the ship set sail for Assos, there intending to take in Sha'ul, for he had so arranged, intending himself to go by land. 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 When he met us at Assos, we took him in, and came to Mitylene. 14 When he met us at Assos, we took him aboard and went on to Mitylene.
15 Sailing from there, we came the following day opposite Chios. The next day we touched at Samos and stayed at Trogyllium, and the day after 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 Sha'ul had determined to sail past Ephesus, that he might not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hastening, if it were possible for him, to be at Yerushalayim on the day of Shavu`ot. 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 From Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called to himself the Zakenim of the assembly. 17 From Miletus, Paul sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.
18 When they had come to him, he said to them, "You yourselves know, from the first day that I set foot in Asia, how I was with you all the time, 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 humility, with many tears, and with trials which happened to me by the plots of the Yehudim; 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 didn't shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, teaching you publicly and from house to 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 both to Yehudim and to Yevanim repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Yeshua the Messiah. 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 Now, behold, I go bound by the Spirit to Yerushalayim, not knowing what will happen to me there; 22 "And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.
23 except that the Ruach HaKodesh testifies in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions wait for me. 23 I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me.
24 But these things don't count; nor do I hold my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Yeshua, to fully testify to the Good News 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 Now, behold, I know that you all, among whom I went about preaching the kingdom of God, will 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 Therefore I testify to you this day that I am clean from the blood of all men, 26 Therefore, I declare to you today that I am innocent of the blood of all men.
27 for I didn't shrink from declaring to you the whole 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, in which the Ruach HaKodesh has made you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of the Lord and God which he purchased with his own blood. 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 that after my departure, vicious wolves will enter in among you, 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 Men will arise from among your own selves, speaking perverse things, to draw away the talmidim after them. 30 Even from your own number men will arise and distort the truth in order to draw away disciples after them.
31 Therefore watch, remembering that for a period of three years I didn't cease to admonish everyone night and day 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 Now, brothers, I entrust you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build up, and to give you the inheritance among all those who are 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 coveted no one's silver, or gold, or clothing. 33 I have not coveted anyone's silver or gold or clothing.
34 You yourselves know that these hands ministered to my necessities, 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 In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Yeshua, 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 When he had spoken these things, he kneeled down and prayed with them all. 36 When he had said this, he knelt down with all of them and prayed.
37 They all wept a lot, and fell on Sha'ul's neck and kissed him, 37 They all wept as they embraced him and kissed him.
38 sorrowing most of all because of the word which he had spoken, that they should see his face no more. They brought him on his way 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.