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Chapter 20


Update:  2024.05.12


Acts 20:1 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) with (meta) the (to) [passing, AE] of the (ton) trouble (thorubon) to cause itself to pause (pausasthai), the (ho) Paul (Paulos) caused himself to send (metapempsamenos) for the (tous) disciples (mathētas).


And (kai) having consoled (parakalesas) [them, AE], he having caused himself to embrace (aspasamenos) [them, AE], he went out (exēlthen) to make himself go (poreuesthai) into (eis) Macedonia (Makedonian).


Acts 20:2 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) he having come through (dielthōn) the (ta) parts (merē) of those (ekeina), and (kai) having consoled (parakalesas) them (autous) [with, AE] much (pollō) Word (logō), he camelthen) into (eis) [parts, RE] of the (tēn) Hellas (Hellada).


Acts 20:3 (LIT/UBS4) And (te) he having done (poiēsas) three (treis) moons (mēnas) [there, AE], [a] plot (epiboulēs) for him (autō) caused itself to come to pass (genomenēs) under (hupo) [authority, AE] of the (tōn) Judeans (Ioudaiōn).


He being about (mellonti) to be led up (anagesthai) into (eis) the (tēn) Syria (Surian), he caused himself to become (egeneto) of the (tou) thinking (gnōmēs) to return (hupostrephein) through (dia) Macedonia (Makedonias).


Acts 20:4 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) Sopater (Sōpatros) of Pyrrhus (Purrou), [a] Berean (Beriaios), was causing himself to follow together with (suneipeto) [Paul, v1, RE].


But (de) of [the] Thessalonians (Thessalonikeōn), Aristarchus (Aristarchos) and (kai) Secundus (Sekoundos), and (kai) Gaius (Gaios) [a] Derbian (Derbaios), and (kai) Timothy (Timotheos) [were causing themselves to follow together with Paul, RE].


But (de) ones of Asia (Asianoi), Tychicus (Tuchikos) and (kai) Trophimus (Trophimos), [were causing themselves to follow together with Paul, RE].


Acts 20:5 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) these ones (houtoi) having gone forward (proelthontes), they were staying (emenon) in (en) Troas (Trōadi) for us (hēmas).


Acts 20:6 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) with (meta) [the passing, AE] of the (tas) days (hēmeras) of the (tōn) unleavened breads (azumōn) we (hēmeis) sailed out (exepleusamen) from (apo) Philippi (Philippōn).


And (kai) during (achri) five (pente) days (hēmerōn) we came (ēlthomen) to (pros) them (autous) into (eis) the (tēn) Troas (Trōada), where (hopou) we rubbed through1304 (dietripsamen) seven (hepta) days (hēmeras).


Acts 20:7 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) in (en) the (tē) first (mia) [day, AE] of the (tōn) sabbath days4521 (sabbatōn), of us (hēmōn) having been brought together (sunēgmenōn) to break (klasai) bread (arton), the (ho) Paul (Paulos) was causing himself to argue (dielegeto) [with, AE] them (autois), he being about (mellōn) to depart (exienai) upon the morrow (tē epaurion).


And (te) he was stretching along (pareteinen) the (ton) Word (logon) until (mechri) midnight (mesonuktiou).


Acts 20:8 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) there were beingsan) [a] suitable number (hikanai) of lamps (lampades) in (en) the (tō) overhead room (huperōō) where (hou) we were beingmen) brought together (sunēgmenoi).


Acts 20:9 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) [a] certain (tis) youth (neanias) by name (onomati) of Eutychus (Eutuchos), one causing himself to sit down (kathezomenos) upon (epi) the (tēs) window (thuridos), he being brought down (katapheromenos) [under, AE] [a] deep (bathei) sleep (hupnō) [on account, AE] of the (tou) Paul (Paulou) causing himself to argue (dialegomenou) over (epi) [the sake, AE] of much (pleion),


from (apo) the (tou) sleep (hupnou) he fell (epesen) down lower (katō), having been brought down (katenechtheis) from (apo) the (tou) third story (tristegou).


And (kai) he was taken away (ērthē) dead (nekros).


Acts 20:10 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) the (ho) Paul (Paulos) having stepped down (katabas), he fell upon (epepesen) him (autō).


And (kai) having taken [him, RE] around together with (sumperilabōn) [him, AE], he enunciated (eipen), ”Do not be troubled (mē thorubeisthe), because (gar) the (hē) soul (psuchē) of him (autou) is (estin) in (en) him (autō)!”


Acts 20:11 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) [Paul, v10, RTE] having stepped up (anabas) and (kai) having broken (klasas) the (ton) bread (arton), and (kai) he having caused himself to taste (geusamenos), and (te) having talked (homliēsas) over (eph’) [a] suitable amount (hikanon) [of time, AE], until (achri) dawn (augēs), thusly (houtōs) he went out (exēlthen).


Acts 20:12 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) they ledgagon) [away, AE] the (ton) child (paida) living (zōnta), and (kai) they were consoled (pareklēthēsan) absolutely not (ou) measuredly (metriōs)!


Acts 20:13 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) we (hēmeis) having gone forward (proelthontes) over (epi) to the (to) ship (ploion), we were led up (anēchthēmen) over (epi) to the (tēn) Assos (Asson), from there (ekeithen) being about (mellontes) to pick up (analambanein) the (ton) Paul (Paulon).


Because (gar) thusly (houtōs), he having caused himself to thoroughly arrange (diatetagmenos) for himself (autos), he was being n) about (mellōn) to go afoot (pezeuein).


Acts 20:14 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) as (hōs) he was throwing together with (suneballen) us (hēmin) into (eis) the (tēn) Assos (Asson), we having picked up (analabontes auton) [Paul, v13, RE], we came (ēlthomen) into (eis) Mitylene (Mitukēnēn).


Acts 20:15 (LIT/UBS4) And from there (kakeithen), we having sailed away (apopleusantes), the (tē) following (epiousē) [day, AE] we came down adjacent2658 (katēntēsamen), opposite (antikrus) of Chios (Chiou).


But (de) the (tē) next (hetera) [day, AE] we threw along (parebalomen) into (eis) Samos (Samon).


But (de) the (tē) [next day, AE] [the weather, AE] causing itself to hold (echomenē), we camelthomen) into (eis) Miletus (Milēton),


Acts 20:16 (LIT/UBS4) so as (hopōs) it may not cause itself to come to pass (mē genētai) for him (autō) to use travel time (chronotribēsai) in (en) the (tē) Asia (Asia).


Because (gar) the (ho) Paul (Paulos) had determined (kekrikei) to sail along (parapleusai) to the (tēn) Ephesus (Epheson).


Because (gar) if (ei) he may possibly be (eiē) inherently powered (dunaton), he was hastening (espeuden) for him (autō) to cause himself to become (genesthai) in (eis) Jerusalem (Hierosoluma) for the (tēn) day (hēmeran) of the (tēs) Pentecost (pentēkostēs).


Acts 20:17 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) from (apo) the (tēs) Miletus (Milētou), [Paul, v16, RE] having sent (pempsas) into (eis) Ephesus (Epheson), he caused himself to call aloud (metekalesato) the (tous) elders (presbuterous) of the (tēs) assembly (ekklēsias).


Acts 20:18 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) when (hōs) they caused themselves to become alongside (paregenonto) to (pros) him (auton) he enunciated (eipen) to them (autois), “You (humeis) cause yourselves to put [it, AE] together (epistasthe), from (apo) [the] first (prōtēs) day (hēmeras) from (aph’) which (hēs) I stepped over (epebēn) into (eis) the (tēn) Asia (Asian), how (pōs) I caused myself to become (egenomēn) with (meth’) you (humōn), all (panta) of the (ton) time (chronon);


Acts 20:19 (LIT/UBS4) one slaving (douleuōn) for the (tō) lord (kuriō) with (meta) all (pasēs) humility of thought (tapeinophrosunēs), and (ai) tears (dakruōn), and (kai) tests (peirasmōn) of the ones (tōn) having walked together with (sumbantōn) me (moi) in (en) the (tais) plots (epiboulais) of the (tōn) Judeans (Ioudaiōn);


Acts 20:20 (LIT/UBS4) how (hōs) I caused myself to miss-arrange (hupesteilamēn) absolutely not one (ouden) [arrangement, RE] of the things (tōn) being mutually beneficial (sumpherontōn);


[miss-arranging, RE] not (mē) [one, RE] of the things (tou) to report up (anangeilai) to you (humin) and (kai) to teach (didaxai) you (humas), publicly (dēmosia) and (kai) down (kat’) [the] houses (oikous);


Acts 20:21 (LIT/UBS4) causing myself to thoroughly witness (diamarturomenos) both (te) to Judeans (ioudaiois) and (kai) to Hellenes (Hellēsin), the (tēn) repentance (metanoian) into (eis) God (theon), and (kai) belief (pistin) into (eis) the (ton) lord (kurion) of us (hēmōn), Jesus (Iēsoun)!


Acts 20:22 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) now (nun), behold (idou), I (egō) having been bound (dedemenos) to the (tō) Spirit (pneumati), I cause myself to go (poreuomai) into (eis) Jerusalem (Hierousalēm), not (mē) having seen (eidōs) the things (ta) in (en) her (autē) meeting together with (sunantēsonta) me (moi);


Acts 20:23 (LIT/UBS4) moreover (plēn) that (hoti) the (to) Spirit (pneuma), the (to) holy one (hagion), causes itself to thoroughly witness (diamarturetai) to me (moi) down about (kata) [each, AE] city (polin), saying (legon) that (hoti) bonds (desma) and (kai) mental pressures (thlipseis) remain (menousin) for me (me)!


Acts 20:24 (LIT/UBS4) BUT (all’), I cause myself to make (poioumai) absolutely not one (oudenos) word (logou) of the (tēn) soul (psuchēn) highly valued (timian) to myself (emautō), so as (hōs) to make complete (teleiōsai) the (ton) course (dromon) of me (mou), and (kai) the (tēn) ministry (diakonian) which (hēn) I received (elabon) alongside (para) of the (tou) lord (kuriou), Jesus (Iēsou), to cause myself to thoroughly witness (diamarturasthai) the (to) evangelism (euangelion) of the (tēs) grace (charitos) of the (tou) God (theou)!


Acts 20:25 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) now (nun), behold (idou), I (egō) have seen (oida) that (hoti) you shall absolutely no longer yet cause yourselves to gaze at (ouketi opsesthe) the (to) face (prosōpon) of me (mou), all (pantes) of you (humeis), in (en) to whom (hois) I came through (diēlthon) preaching (kērussōn) the (tēn) Kingdom932 (basileian);


Acts 20:26 (LIT/UBS4) through the reason that (dioti) I caused myself to witness (marturomai) to you (humin) in (en) the (tē) day (hēmera), ‘Today’ (sēmeron), that (hoti) I am (eimi) cleansed (katharos) from (apo) the (tou) blood (haimatos) of all (pantōn)!


Acts 20:27 (LIT/UBS4) Because (gar) I have absolutely not caused myself to misarrange (ou hupesteilamēn) [the witness, v24, RE] of the (tou) [the evangelism of the grace of the God, v24, RE], to report up (anangeilai) to you (humin) all (pasan) the (tēn) counsel (boulēn) of the (tou) God (theou)!


Acts 20:28 (LIT/UBS4) Pay attention (prosechete) to yourselves (heautois) and (kai) to everyone (panti) [in, AE] the (tō) little flock (poimniō), in (en) to which (hō) the (to) Spirit (pneums) of you (humas), the (to) holy one (hagion), placed itself (etheto);


(For what is God’s prophesied true “tent”, his new holy place under his new covenant, the prophesied promise of the Father to place himself into believers to live in them as his new permanent domicile, a true “tent” not built with mortal’s hands but with his own hand, see Ex. 15:17; 2 Sam. 7:5-16; Isa. 8:14; Ezek. 11:16; Joel 2:28-29; Amos 9:11-12; Mat. 3:11, 16:18, 26:61, 27:39-40; Mark 14:58, 15:29; Luke 3:21-22, 24:49; *John 2:19-22, 3:1-, 4:20-24, 7:37-39, 14:2, *23; Acts 1:4-5, 2:16-18, 33, 38-39, *7:44-50, *15:16-18, *17:24, *20:28; *Rom. 8:9-11, 12:4-5; 1 Cor. *3:16-17, *6:19-20, 10:16-17, 12:12-28; *2 Cor. 5:1, *6:16-18; Gal. 3:14, 22; Eph. 1:13-14, 22-23, *2:17-22, 3:6, 4:11-16, 5:30-32; Col. 1:18-27, 2:6-10, 3:15; *1 Thes. 5:9-11; *1 Tim. 3:15; *2 Tim. 1:14; Heb. *3:4-6, 8:2, *9:11-15, *24, 10:21, 36; 1 Pet. 2:4-5; 1 John 4:12-16; Rev. 3:12, 7:15, 11:19, *13:6, *21:3, 22)


Episcopates (episkopous) [are] to shepherd (poimainein) the (tēn) assembly (ekklēsian) of the (tou) lord (kurion), which (hēn) he caused himself to peripheralize (periepoiēsato) through (dia) the (tou) blood (haimatos), the (tou) [blood, RE] of his own (idiou).


Acts 20:29 (LIT/UBS4) I (egō) have seen (oida) that (hoti) with (meta) the (tēn) departure (aphixin) of me (mou) weighty (bareis) wolves (lukoi) shall cause themselves to enter in (eiseleusontai) into (esi) you (humas), causing themselves not to be sparing (mē pheidomenoi) of the (tou) little flock (poimniou).


Acts 20:30 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) out (ex) of you (humōn), of yourselves (autōn), males (andres) shall cause themselves to stand up (anastēsontai), ones having been thoroughly twisted (diestrammena), speaking (lalountes) of the (tou) [evangelism of the grace of the God, v24, RE], to draw away (apospan) the (tous) disciples (mathētas) after (opisō) them (autōn).


Acts 20:31 (LIT/UBS4) Through (dio) [the sake, AE] [of this, AE] stay awake (grēgoreite);


remembering (mnēmoneuontes) that (hoti) for three years (trietian), night (nukta) and (kai) day (hēmeran), I absolutely did not cause myself to pause (ouk epausamēn) making mindful (nouthetōn) each (hekaston) one (hena) [of you, AE], with (meta) tears (dakruōn)!


Acts 20:32 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) of the (ta) [little flock, v29, RE], now (nun) I pass you along (paratithemai humas) to the (tō) God (theō), and (kai) to the (tō) Word (logō) of the (tēs) grace (charitos) of him (autou);


to the (tō) [Word, RE] being inherently powered (dunamenō) to build [a] domed-roof house3618 (oikodomēsai), and (kai) to give (dounai) the (tēn) inheritance (klēronomian) among (en) all (pasin) the ones (tois) having been made holy (hēgiasmenois).


Acts 20:33 (LIT/UBS4) Of silver (arguriou), or (ē) of gold (chrusiou), or (ē) of [a] garment (himatismou), of absolutely not one (oudenos) [of these, AE] did I lust (epethumēsa)!


Acts 20:34 (LIT/UBS4) You know (ginōskete) yourselves (autoi) that (hoti) for the (tais) needs (chreiais) of me (mou), and (kai) for the ones (tois) being (ousin) together with (met’) [me, RE], the (hai) hands (cheires) of me (emou), these ones (hautai), have under-oared5256 (hupēretēsan)!


Acts 20:35 (LIT/UBS4) I have shown (hupedeixa) all things (panta) to you (humin), that (hoti) laboring (kopiōntas) thusly (houtōs) is required (dei), to cause yourselves to receive (antilambanesthai) the ones (tōn) being disabled (asthenountōn);


and (te) [it, AE] [is required, RE] to remember (mnēmoneuein) the (tōn) Words (logōn) of the (tou) lord (kuriou) Jesus (Iēsou) that (hoti) he enunciated (eipen) himself (autos), “He is (estin) [a] more (mallon) happy one (makarion) to give (didonai) than (ē) to receive (lambanein).”


(For examples of the apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, teachers, and disciples of Christ Jesus NOT selling or bartering the knowledge and things of God for personal gain, or of NOT accepting money or personal gifts for themselves, but rather working with their own hands to provide for their own personal necessary needs, see Mat. 5:42-48, 10:8; Luke 7:19-22, 41-43; Acts 8:9-24, 18:1-3, 20:33-35; Rom. 3:24, 8:32; 1 Cor. 2:12, 4:12, 4:1-13, 9:3-23, 16:1-4; 2 Cor. 11:7, 12:13-19; Eph. 4:28; 1 Thes. 4:11-12; 2 Thes. 3:6-12; 1 Tim. 3:3; Titus 1:11; 3 John 1:6-7; Rev. 21:6, 22:17)


Acts 20:36 (LIT/UBS4) And (kai) he having enunciated (eipōn) these things (tauta), he placed5087 (theis) the (ta) knees1119 (gonata) of him (autou), [and, RE] he caused himself to be well thankful to4336 (prosēuxato) [God, AE], together with (sun) all (pasin) of them (autois).


Acts 20:37 (LIT/UBS4) But (de) there caused itself to become (egeneto) [a] suitable amount (hikanos) of wailing (klauthmos) of all (pantōn).


And (kai) they having fallen (epipesontes) upon (epi) the (ton) neck (trachēlon) of the (tou) Paul (Paulou), they were kissing him down (katephiloun auton),


Acts 20:38 (LIT/UBS4) they being pained (odunōmenoi);


mostly (malista) over (epi) [the sake, AE] of the (tō) word (logō) which (hō) he had stated (eirēkei), that (hoti) absolutely no longer yet (ouketi) are they about (mellousin) to observe (theōrein) the (to) face (prosōpon) of him (autou)!


But (de) they were sending him forward (proepempon auton) into (eis) the (to) ship (ploion).