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1Paul goes to Macedonia, and thence to Troas.
7He celebrates the Lord's supper, and preaches.
9Eutychus having fallen down dead is raised to life.
13He continues his travels;
17and at Miletum he calls the elders together, tells them what shall befall to himself,
28commits God's flock to them,
29warns them of false teachers,
32commends them to God,
36prays with them, and departs.
 
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Chapter 20

Verse 1
And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called unto him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia.


after
19:23-41
embraced
10,37; 21:5,6; Genesis 48:10; 1 Samuel 20:41,42; Romans 16:16; 1 Corinthians 16:20; 2 Corinthians 13:12; 1 Thessalonians 5:26
to go
19:21; 1 Corinthians 16:5; 2 Corinthians 7:5; 1 Timothy 1:3

Verse 2
And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece,
those
6; 16:12; 17:1,10
given
7,11; 2:40; 14:22; 15:41; Colossians 1:28; 1 Thessalonians 2:3,11; 4:1
Cir
A.M. 4064. A.D. 60.
Greece
That is Greece properly so called, bounded on the west by Epirus, on the east by the Aegean sea, on the north by Macedonia, and on the south by the Peloponnesus. In its largest acceptation it also comprehended all Macedonia, Thessaly, Epirus, Peloponnesus, and the near by islands.
Zechariah 9:13

Verse 3
And there abode three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia.
the Jews
19; 9:23,24; 23:12-15; 25:3; Ezra 8:31; Proverbs 1:11; Jeremiah 5:26; 2 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Corinthians 11:26
sail
18:18; 21:3; Galatians 1:21
he purposed
19:21; 2 Corinthians 1:15

Verse 4
And there accompanied him into Asia Sopater of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus; and of Asia, Tychicus and Trophimus.
Sopater
Romans 16:21
Sosipater
Berea.
17:10-12
Aristarchus
19:29; 27:2; Colossians 4:10; Philemon 1:24
Gaius
Romans 16:23; 3 John 1:1
Derbe
14:6,20; 2 Corinthians 8:23,24
Timotheus
16:1; 2 Corinthians 1:1,19; Philippians 2:19; 1 Timothy 1:1; 2 Timothy 1:2
Tychicus
Ephesians 6:21; Colossians 4:7; 2 Timothy 4:12; Titus 3:12
Trophimus
21:29; 2 Timothy 4:20

Verse 5
These going before tarried for us at Troas.
Troas
Troas was a maritime city and country of Phrygia, in Asia Minor, anciently called Dardania, lying on the Hellespont, west of Mysia
16:8,11; 2 Corinthians 2:12; 2 Timothy 4:13

Verse 6
And we sailed away from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread, and came unto them to Troas in five days; where we abode seven days.
Philippi
16:12; Philippians 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:2
the days
12:3; Exodus 12:14,15,18-20; 13:6,7; 23:15; 34:18; 1 Corinthians 5:7,8
came
2 Timothy 4:13
seven
21:4,8; 28:14

Verse 7
And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.
the first
John 20:1,19,26; 1 Corinthians 16:2; Revelation 1:10
the disciples
1 Corinthians 11:17-21,33,34
to break
11; 2:42,46; Luke 22:19; 24:35; 1 Corinthians 10:16; 11:20-34
and continued
9,11,31; 28:23; Nehemiah 8:3; 9:3; 1 Corinthians 15:10; 2 Timothy 4:2

Verse 8
And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.
in
1:13; Luke 22:12

Verse 9
And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead.
being
Jonah 1:5,6; Matthew 26:40,41; Mark 13:36
the third
1 Kings 17:19
and was
14:19; Mark 9:26

Verse 10
And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him.
and fell
1 Kings 17:21,22; 2 Kings 4:34,35
Trouble
Matthew 9:24; Mark 5:39; Luke 7:13; John 11:11,40

Verse 11
When he therefore was come up again, and had broken bread, and eaten, and talked a long while, even till break of day, so he departed.
and had
even
7,9

Verse 12
And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.
they
were
Isaiah 40:1; 2 Corinthians 1:4; Ephesians 6:22; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; 4:18; 5:11,14; 2 Thessalonians 2:16

Verse 13
And we went before to ship, and sailed unto Assos, there intending to take in Paul: for so had he appointed, minding himself to go afoot.
minding
Mark 1:35; 6:31-33,46

Verse 15
And we sailed thence, and came the next day over against Chios; and the next day we arrived at Samos, and tarried at Trogyllium; and the next day we came to Miletus.
Miletus
17; 2 Timothy 4:20
Miletum

Verse 16
For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.
had
13; 18:21; 19:21; 21:4; 12:13; 24:17; Romans 15:24-28
the day
2:1; Exodus 34:22; 1 Corinthians 16:8

Verse 17
And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.
the elders
28; 11:30; 14:23; 15:4,6,23; 16:4; 1 Timothy 5:17; Titus 1:5; James 5:14; 1 Peter 5:1; 2 John 1:1; 3 John 1:1

Verse 18
And when they were come to him, he said unto them, Ye know, from the first day that I came into Asia, after what manner I have been with you at all seasons,
from
18:19; 19:1,10
after
2 Corinthians 1:12; 6:3-11; 1 Thessalonians 1:5,6; 2:1-10; 2 Thessalonians 3:7-9; 2 Timothy 3:10

Verse 19
Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
Serving
27:23; John 12:26; Romans 1:1,9; 12:11; Galatians 1:10; Ephesians 6:7; Colossians 3:24; 1 Thessalonians 1:9; 2 Peter 1:1; Revelation 7:15
with all
1 Corinthians 15:9,10; 2 Corinthians 3:5; 7:5; 12:7-10; Galatians 4:13,14
many
31; Psalms 119:136; Jeremiah 9:1; 13:17; Luke 19:41; 2 Corinthians 2:4; Philippians 3:18; 2 Timothy 1:4
temptations
1 Corinthians 4:9-13; 2 Corinthians 4:7-11; 11:23-30; James 1:2; 1 Peter 1:6
by the
3; 9:23-25; 13:50,51; 14:5,6,19,20; 17:5,13; 2 Corinthians 11:26

Verse 20
And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,
I kept
27,31; 5:2; Deuteronomy 4:5; Psalms 40:9,10; Ezekiel 33:7-9; 1 Corinthians 15:3; Colossians 1:28
profitable
1 Corinthians 12:7; 14:6; Philippians 3:1; 2 Timothy 3:16,17
and have
31; 2:46; 5:42; Mark 4:34; 2 Timothy 4:2

Verse 21
Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
Testifying
24; 2:40; 8:25; 18:5; 28:23; 1 John 5:11-13
to the Jews
18:4; 19:17; Romans 1:14; 1 Corinthians 1:22
repentance
2:38; 3:19; 11:18; 17:30; 26:20; Ezekiel 18:30-32; Matthew 3:2; 4:17; 21:31,32; Mark 1:15; 6:12; Luke 13:3,5; 15:7,10; 24:47; Romans 2:4; 2 Corinthians 7:10; 2 Timothy 2:25,26
faith
10:43; 13:38,39; 16:31; John 3:15-18,36; 20:31; Romans 1:16; 3:22-26; 4:24; Romans 5:1; 10:9; Galatians 2:16,20; 3:22; 1 John 5:1,5,11-13

Verse 22
And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:
I go
19:21; 21:11-14; Luke 9:51; 12:50; 2 Corinthians 5:14
not
Luke 18:31-33; John 13:1; 18:4; James 4:14; 2 Peter 1:14

Verse 23
Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
the Holy Ghost
9:16; 14:22; 21:4,11; John 16:33; 1 Thessalonians 3:3; 2 Timothy 2:12
abide me
or, wait for me.

Verse 24
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
none
21:13; Romans 8:35-39; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 2 Corinthians 4:1,8,9,16-18; 6:4-10; 7:4; 12:10; Ephesians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 2:2; 3:3; 2 Timothy 1:12; 3:11; 4:17; Hebrews 10:34; 12:1-3
neither
2 Corinthians 5:8; Philippians 1:20-23; 2:17; Colossians 1:24; 1 John 3:16; Revelation 12:11
I might
John 17:4; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; Philippians 3:13-15; 2 Timothy 4:6-8
and the
1:17; 9:15; 22:21; 26:17,18; 1 Corinthians 9:17,18; 2 Corinthians 4:1; Galatians 1:1; Titus 1:3
to testify
21; John 15:27; Hebrews 2:3,4
the gospel
14:3; Luke 2:10,11; Romans 3:24-26; 4:4; 5:20,21; 11:6; Ephesians 1:6; 2:4-10; Titus 2:11; 3:4-7; 1 Peter 5:12

Verse 25
And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.
I know
38; Romans 15:23
preaching
8:12; 28:31; Matthew 4:17,23; 10:7; 13:19,52; Luke 9:60; 16:16
see
Galatians 1:22; Colossians 2:1

Verse 26
Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.
I take
Job 16:19; John 12:17; 19:35; Romans 10:2; 2 Corinthians 1:23; 8:3; 1 Thessalonians 2:10-12
that
18:6; 2 Samuel 3:28; Ezekiel 3:18-21; 33:2-9; 2 Corinthians 7:2; 1 Timothy 5:22

Verse 27
For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
I have
20,35; 26:22,23; 2 Corinthians 4:2; Galatians 1:7-10; 4:16; 1 Thessalonians 2:4
all
2:23; Psalms 32:11; Isaiah 46:10,11; Jeremiah 23:22; Matthew 28:20; Luke 7:30; John 15:15; 1 Corinthians 11:23; Ephesians 1:11

Verse 28
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Take
2 Chronicles 19:6,7; Mark 13:9; Luke 21:34; 1 Corinthians 9:26,27; Colossians 4:17; 1 Timothy 4:16; Hebrews 12:15
all
29; Song of Solomon 1:7,8; Isaiah 40:11; 63:11; Jeremiah 13:17,20; 31:10; Ezekiel 34:31; Micah 7:14; Luke 12:32; 1 Peter 5:2,3
over
13:2; 14:23; 1 Corinthians 12:8-11,28-31; 1 Timothy 4:14
overseers
Philippians 1:1; 1 Timothy 3:2; 5:17; Titus 1:7; Hebrews 13:17; 1 Peter 2:25
Greek
to feed.
Psalms 78:70-72; Proverbs 10:21; Isaiah 40:11; Jeremiah 3:15; Ezekiel 34:3; Micah 5:4; 7:14; Zechariah 11:4; Matthew 2:6; *Gr:; John 21:15-17; 1 Peter 5:2,3
the church
1 Corinthians 1:2; 10:32; 11:22; 15:9; Galatians 1:13; 1 Timothy 3:5,15,16
which he
Psalms 74:2; Isaiah 53:10-12; Ephesians 1:7,14; Colossians 1:14; Hebrews 9:12-14; 1 Peter 1:18,19; 2:9; Revelation 5:9

Verse 29
For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
wolves
Zephaniah 3:3; Matthew 7:15; 10:16; Luke 10:3; John 10:12; 2 Peter 2:1
not
Jeremiah 13:20; 23:1; Ezekiel 34:2,3; Zechariah 11:17

Verse 30
Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
of your
Matthew 26:21-25; 1 Timothy 1:19,20; 2 Timothy 2:17,18; 4:3,4; 2 Peter 2:1-3; 1 John 2:19; 2 John 1:7; Jude 1:4-16; Revelation 2:6
speaking
Proverbs 19:1; 23:33; Isaiah 59:3; 1 Timothy 5:13; 6:5; 2 Peter 2:18; Jude 1:15,16
to draw
5:36,37; 21:38; Matthew 23:15; 1 Corinthians 1:12-15; Galatians 6:12,13

Verse 31
Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
watch
Matthew 13:25; Mark 13:34-37; Luke 21:36; 2 Timothy 4:5; Hebrews 13:17; Revelation 16:15
by
19:8,10
warn
Ezekiel 3:17-20; Matthew 3:7; 1 Corinthians 4:14; Colossians 1:28; 1 Thessalonians 5:14
night
7,11; 1 Thessalonians 2:9,10; 2 Thessalonians 3:8
with

Verse 32
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
I commend
14:23,26; 15:40; Genesis 50:24; Jeremiah 49:11; Jude 1:24,25
and to the
24; Hebrews 13:9
to build
9:31; John 15:3; 17:17; 1 Corinthians 3:9,10; Ephesians 2:20-22; 4:12,16; Colossians 2:7; Jude 1:20
and to give
26:18; Jeremiah 3:19; Ephesians 1:18; Colossians 1:12; 3:24; Hebrews 9:15; 1 Peter 1:4,5
which are
1 Corinthians 1:2; 6:11; Hebrews 2:11; 10:14; Jude 1:1

Verse 33
I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
Numbers 16:15; 1 Samuel 12:3-5; 1 Corinthians 9:12,15,18; 2 Corinthians 7:2; 11:9; 12:14,17; 1 Peter 5:2

Verse 34
Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
that these
18:3; 1 Corinthians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 2:9; 2 Thessalonians 3:8,9

Verse 35
I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
shewed
20,27
how that
Isaiah 35:3; Romans 15:1; 1 Corinthians 9:12; 2 Corinthians 11:9,12; 12:13; Ephesians 4:28; 1 Thessalonians 4:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; Hebrews 12:12,13; 13:3
It is
Psalms 41:1-3; 112:5-9; Proverbs 19:17; Isaiah 32:8; 58:7-12; Matthew 10:8; 25:34-40; Luke 14:12-14; 2 Corinthians 8:9; 9:6-12; Philippians 4:17-20; Hebrews 13:16

Verse 36
And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them all.
he kneeled
7:60; 21:5; 2 Chronicles 6:13; Daniel 6:10; Luke 22:41; Ephesians 3:14; Philippians 4:6

Verse 37
And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,
wept
1 Samuel 20:41; 2 Samuel 15:30; 2 Kings 20:3; Ezra 10:1; Job 2:12; Psalms 126:5; 2 Timothy 1:4; Revelation 7:17; 21:4
fell
Genesis 45:14; 46:29
kissed
Romans 16:16; 1 Corinthians 16:20; 2 Corinthians 13:12; 1 Thessalonians 5:26

Verse 38
Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.
that
and
15:3; 21:5,16; 1 Corinthians 16:11


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