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1 After the uproar was over, Paul sent for the disciples, encouraged them, and after saying good-bye, departed 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 when he had passed through those areas and exhorted them at length, 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 stayed three months. When he was about to set sail for Syria, a plot was devised against him by the Jews, so a decision was made to go back 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 He was accompanied by Sopater, son of Pyrrhus, from Beroea, Aristarchus and Secundus from Thessalonica, Gaius from Derbe, Timothy, and Tychicus and Trophimus from 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 These men went on ahead and 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. In five days we reached them at Troas, 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 On the first day of the week, we assembled to break bread. Paul spoke to them, and since he was about to depart the next day, he extended his message 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 lamps in the room upstairs where we were assembled, 8 There were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting.
9 and a young man named Eutychus was sitting on a window sill and sank into a deep sleep as Paul kept on speaking. When he was overcome by sleep he fell down from the third story, and was picked 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 went down, threw himself on him, embraced him, and said, "Don't be alarmed, 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 After going upstairs, breaking the bread, and eating, he conversed a considerable time until dawn. Then he left. 11 Then he went upstairs again and broke bread and ate. After talking until daylight, he left.
12 They brought the boy home alive and were greatly comforted. 12 The people took the young man home alive and were greatly comforted.
13 Then we went on ahead to the ship and sailed for Assos, from there intending to take Paul on board. For these were his instructions, since he himself was going 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 on board and came to Mitylene. 14 When he met us at Assos, we took him aboard and went on to Mitylene.
15 Sailing from there, the next day we arrived off Chios. The following day we crossed over to Samos, 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 Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus so he would not have to spend time in the province of Asia, because he was hurrying to be in Jerusalem, if possible, for the day of Pentecost. 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 Now from Miletus, he sent to Ephesus and called for the elders of the church. 17 From Miletus, Paul sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.
18 And when they came to him, he said to them: "You know, from the first day I set foot in Asia, how I was with you the whole 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 tears, and with the trials that came 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 and that I did not shrink back from proclaiming to you anything that was profitable, or from teaching it to you in public 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 I testified to both Jews and Greeks about repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus. 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 I am on my way to Jerusalem, bound in my spirit, not knowing what I will encounter there, 22 "And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.
23 except that in town after town the Holy Spirit testifies to me that chains and afflictions are waiting for me. 23 I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me.
24 But I count my life of no value to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of God's grace. 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 I know that none of you, among whom I went about preaching the kingdom, will ever see my face again. 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 innocent of everyone's blood, 26 Therefore, I declare to you today that I am innocent of the blood of all men.
27 for I did not shrink back from declaring to you the whole plan of God. 27 For I have not hesitated to proclaim to you the whole will of God.
28 Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among whom the Holy Spirit has appointed you as overseers, to shepherd the church of 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 I know that after my departure savage wolves will come 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 And men from among yourselves will rise up with deviant doctrines to lure the disciples into following them. 30 Even from your own number men will arise and distort the truth in order to draw away disciples after them.
31 Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for three years I did not stop warning 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 message of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you an inheritance among all 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 have not coveted anyone'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 have provided for my needs, and for 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 every way I've shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He 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 After he said this, he knelt down and prayed with all of them. 36 When he had said this, he knelt down with all of them and prayed.
37 There was a great deal of weeping by everyone. And embracing Paul, they kissed him, 37 They all wept as they embraced him and kissed him.
38 grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted 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.