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1 And after the ceasing of the tumult, Paul having called near the disciples, and having embraced [them], went forth to go on 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 gone through those parts, and having exhorted them with many words, he came to Greece; 2 He traveled through that area, speaking many words of encouragement to the people, and finally arrived in Greece,
3 having made also three months' [stay] -- a counsel of the Jews having been against him -- being about to set forth to Syria, there came [to him] a resolution 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 were accompanying him unto Asia, Sopater of Berea, and of Thessalonians Aristarchus and Secundus, and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus, and of Asiatics 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, having gone before, did remain for us in Troas, 5 These men went on ahead and waited for us at Troas.
6 and we sailed, after the days of the unleavened food, from Philippi, and came unto them to Troas in five days, where we abode 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 on the first of the week, the disciples having been gathered together to break bread, Paul was discoursing to them, about to depart on the morrow, he was also continuing 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 lamps in the upper chamber where they were gathered together, 8 There were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting.
9 and there was sitting a certain youth, by name Eutychus, upon the window -- being borne down by a deep sleep, Paul discoursing long -- he having sunk down from the sleep, fell down from the third story, and was lifted 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 And Paul, having gone down, fell upon him, and having embraced [him], said, `Make no tumult, 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 come up, and having broken bread, and having tasted, for a long time also having talked -- till daylight, so he went forth, 11 Then he went upstairs again and broke bread and ate. After talking until daylight, he left.
12 and they brought up the lad alive, and were comforted in no ordinary measure. 12 The people took the young man home alive and were greatly comforted.
13 And we having gone before unto the ship, did sail to Assos, thence intending to take in Paul, for so he had arranged, intending himself 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 up, we came to Mitylene, 14 When he met us at Assos, we took him aboard and went on to Mitylene.
15 and thence having sailed, on the morrow we came over-against Chios, and the next day we arrived at Samos, and having remained in Trogyllium, on the following 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 decided to sail past Ephesus, that there may not be to him a loss of time in Asia, for he hasted, if it were possible for him, on the day of the Pentecost to be 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 And from Miletus, having sent to Ephesus, he called for the elders of the assembly, 17 From Miletus, Paul sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.
18 and when they were come unto him, he said to them, `Ye -- ye know from the first day in which I came to Asia, how, with you at all times I was; 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, and many tears, and temptations, that befell me in the counsels of the Jews against [me]; 19 I served the Lord with great humility and with tears, although I was severely tested by the plots of the Jews.
20 how nothing I did keep back of what things are profitable, not to declare 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 fully both to Jews and Greeks, toward God reformation, and faith toward 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, lo, I -- bound in the Spirit -- go on to Jerusalem, the things that shall befall me in it not knowing, 22 "And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.
23 save that the Holy Spirit in every city doth testify fully, saying, that for me bonds and tribulations remain; 23 I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me.
24 but I make account of none of these, neither do I count my life precious to myself, so that I finish my course with joy, and the ministration that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify fully 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 `And now, lo, I have known that no more shall ye see my face, -- ye all among whom I did go preaching the reign of God; 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 take you to witness this day, that I [am] clear 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 did not keep back from declaring 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, among which the Holy Spirit made you overseers, to feed the assembly of God that He acquired through 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 have known this, that there shall enter in, after my departing, grievous wolves unto 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 and of your own selves there shall arise men, speaking perverse 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 `Therefore, watch, remembering that three years, night and day, I did not cease with tears warning each one; 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 commend you, brethren, to God, and to the word of His grace, that is able to build up, and to give you an inheritance among all those 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 `The silver or gold or garments of no one did I covet; 33 I have not coveted anyone's silver or gold or clothing.
34 and ye yourselves know that to my necessities, and to those who were with me, minister did these hands; 34 You yourselves know that these hands of mine have supplied my own needs and the needs of my companions.
35 all things I did shew you, that, thus labouring, it behoveth [us] to partake with the ailing, to be mindful also of 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 these things having said, having bowed his knees, with them all, he did pray, 36 When he had said this, he knelt down with all of them and prayed.
37 and there came a great weeping to all, and having fallen upon the neck of Paul, they were kissing him, 37 They all wept as they embraced him and kissed him.
38 sorrowing most of all for the word that he had said -- that they are about no more to see his face; and they were accompanying 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.