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c. Through Macedonia and Greece to Troas 20:1-12
Acts 20 :1 20:1 And after the uproar had ceased, Paul, having sent for the disciples and having exhorted them, took leave of them and went off to go into 1aMacedonia.
Acts 20 :2 20:2 And when he had passed through those parts and had exhorted them with many words, he came into Greece,
Acts 20 :3 20:3 And spent 1three months there. And when a aplot was made against him by the bJews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he 2resolved to return through Macedonia.
Acts 20 :4 20:4 And Sopater of Berea, the son of Pyrrhus, accompanied him, as well as aAristarchus and Secundus of the Thessalonians and 1Gaius of bDerbe and cTimothy and the Asians, dTychicus and eTrophimus.
Acts 20 :5 20:5 These had gone on ahead and were waiting for us at Troas.
Acts 20 :6 20:6 And we sailed away from aPhilippi after the days of bUnleavened Bread and in five days came to them in cTroas, where we spent seven days.
Acts 20 :7 20:7 And on the 1afirst day of the week, when 2we gathered together to bbreak bread, Paul conversed with them since he was to go forth on the next day; and he extended his message until midnight.
Acts 20 :8 20:8 And there were a considerable number of lamps in the aupper room where we were gathered together.
Acts 20 :9 20:9 And a certain young man named Eutychus was sitting in the window and began to sink into deep sleep while Paul conversed longer; and when he had been overcome by sleep, he fell down from the third story and was taken up dead.
Acts 20 :10 20:10 But Paul went down and fell aupon him, and embracing him, he said, Do not make a commotion, for his soul is in him.
Acts 20 :11 20:11 And when he had gone up and abroken the bread and 1eaten and had spoken for a considerable time, until daybreak, he therefore went forth.
Acts 20 :12 20:12 And they brought the boy alive and were comforted, and that not moderately.
d. To Miletus, meeting with the elders of the church in Ephesus 20:13-38
Acts 20 :13 20:13 But we, going ahead onto the ship, set sail for Assos, from there intending to pick up Paul, for so he had arranged it, himself intending to go by foot.
Acts 20 :14 20:14 And when he met us in Assos, we picked him up and came to Mitylene.
Acts 20 :15 20:15 And sailing away from there, on the following day we arrived opposite Chios; and on the next day we put in at Samos. And on the day following we came to Miletus,
Acts 20 :16 20:16 For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus so that he might not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hurrying so that if possible he might be in aJerusalem on the 1day of bPentecost.
Acts 20 :17 20:17 And from Miletus he sent word to Ephesus and called for the aelders of the bchurch.
Acts 20 :18 20:18 And when they came to him, he said to them, You yourselves know, from the first day that I set foot in aAsia, bhow I was with you all the time,
Acts 20 :19 20:19 aServing the Lord as a slave with all bhumility and ctears and dtrials which came upon me by the eplots of the Jews;
Acts 20 :20 20:20 How I did not awithhold any of those things that are profitable by not declaring them to you and by not teaching you publicly and from bhouse to house,
Acts 20 :21 20:21 Solemnly atestifying both to Jews and to bGreeks crepentance unto God and dfaith 1in our Lord 2Jesus.
Acts 20 :22 20:22 And now, behold, I am going 1bound in the 2spirit to aJerusalem, not knowing what will meet me 3there,
Acts 20 :23 20:23 1Except that the Holy aSpirit solemnly testifies to me in city after city, saying that bbonds and cafflictions await me.
Acts 20 :24 20:24 But I 1consider my 2alife of no account as if precious to myself, in order that I may finish my bcourse and the cministry which I have received from the Lord Jesus to solemnly dtestify of the egospel of the fgrace of God.
Acts 20 :25 20:25 And now, behold, I know that you all, among whom I have gone about proclaiming the 1akingdom, will see my bface 2no more.
Acts 20 :26 20:26 Therefore I testify to you 1on athis day that 2I am clean from the bblood of all men,
Acts 20 :27 20:27 For I did not ashrink from declaring to you all the bcounsel of God.
Acts 20 :28 20:28 aTake heed to yourselves and to all the 1bflock, among whom the Holy 2cSpirit has dplaced you as 3eoverseers to 4fshepherd the gchurch of God, which He hobtained through 5His own iblood.
Acts 20 :29 20:29 I know that after my departure fierce awolves will come in among you, not 1sparing the flock.
Acts 20 :30 20:30 And from among you yourselves men will rise up, speaking perverted things to 1adraw away the disciples after them.
Acts 20 :31 20:31 Therefore awatch, remembering that for bthree years, night and day, I did not cease admonishing each one with ctears.
Acts 20 :32 20:32 And now I acommit you to 1God and to the word of His 2bgrace, which is able to cbuild you up and to give you the 3dinheritance among all those who have been 4esanctified.
Acts 20 :33 20:33 I have acoveted no one's silver or gold or clothing.
Acts 20 :34 20:34 You yourselves know that these 1ahands have ministered to my needs and to those who are with me.
Acts 20 :35 20:35 In all things I have shown you by example that atoiling in this way we ought to support 1the bweak and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, 2It is more blessed to cgive than to receive.
Acts 20 :36 20:36 And when he had said these things, he aknelt down with them all and prayed.
Acts 20 :37 20:37 And there was considerable weeping by all; and afalling on Paul's neck, they kissed him affectionately,
Acts 20 :38 20:38 Especially pained over the word which he had spoken, that they would no longer behold his aface. And they bescorted him to the ship.
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