Acts 20:1-6

Paul in Macedonia and Greece

1 After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell and 1departed for Macedonia.
2 When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece.
3 There he spent three months, and when 2a plot was made against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia.
4 Sopater the Berean, son of Pyrrhus, accompanied him; and of the Thessalonians, 3Aristarchus and Secundus; and 4Gaius of Derbe, and 5Timothy; and the Asians, 6Tychicus and 7Trophimus.
5 These went on ahead and were waiting for 8us at 9Troas,
6 but we sailed away from Philippi after 10the days of Unleavened Bread, and in five days we came to them at Troas, where we stayed for seven days.

Acts 20:1-6 In-Context

1 After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell and departed for Macedonia.
2 When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece.
3 There he spent three months, and when a plot was made against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia.
4 Sopater the Berean, son of Pyrrhus, accompanied him; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timothy; and the Asians, Tychicus and Trophimus.
5 These went on ahead and were waiting for us at Troas,
6 but we sailed away from Philippi after the days of Unleavened Bread, and in five days we came to them at Troas, where we stayed for seven days.
7 On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and he prolonged his speech until midnight.
8 There were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered.
9 And a young man named Eutychus, sitting at the window, sank into a deep sleep as Paul talked still longer. And being overcome by sleep, he fell down from the third story and was taken up dead.
10 But Paul went down and bent over him, and taking him in his arms, said, "Do not be alarmed, for his life is in him."

Cross References 10

  • 1. See Acts 19:21
  • 2. ver. 19; [Acts 13:50]; See Acts 9:24
  • 3. Acts 14:6, 21; See Acts 19:29
  • 4. Acts 14:6, 21; See Acts 19:29
  • 5. See Acts 16:1
  • 6. Ephesians 6:21; Colossians 4:7; 2 Timothy 4:12; Titus 3:12
  • 7. Acts 21:29; 2 Timothy 4:20
  • 8. ver. 6-8, 13-15
  • 9. Acts 16:8-11
  • 10. Acts 12:3; Exodus 12:14, 15; Exodus 23:15
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