Acts 20:17
Good News Translation
From Miletus Paul sent a message to Ephesus, asking the elders of the church to meet him.

Contemporary English Version
From Miletus, Paul sent a message for the church leaders at Ephesus to come and meet with him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And sending from Miletus to Ephesus, he called the ancients of the church.

New American Bible
From Miletus he had the presbyters of the church at Ephesus summoned.

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And sending from Miletus to Ephesus, he called the ancients of the church.

the elders.

Acts 20:28 Take heed to yourselves and to the whole flock, wherein the Holy Ghost hath placed you bishops, to rule the Church of God which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Acts 11:30 Which also they did, sending it to the ancients, by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 14:23 And when they had ordained to them priests in every church and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed.

Acts 15:4,6,23 And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received by the church and by the apostles and ancients, declaring how great things God had done with them. . . .

Acts 16:4 And as they passed through the cities, they delivered unto them the decrees for to keep, that were decreed by the apostles and ancients who were at Jerusalem.

1 Timothy 5:17 Let the priests that rule well be esteemed worthy of double honour: especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

Titus 1:5 For this cause I left thee in Crete: that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting and shouldest ordain priests in every city, as I also appointed thee:

James 5:14 Is any man sick among you? Let him bring in the priests of the church and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

1 Peter 5:1 The ancients therefore that are among you, I beseech who am myself also an ancient and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as also a partaker of that glory which is to be revealed in time to come:

2 John 1:1 The Ancient to the lady Elect and her children, whom I love in the truth: and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth,

3 John 1:1 The Ancient, to the dearly beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.

Context
Paul's Farewell to the Ephesians
16For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, lest he should be stayed any time in Asia. For he hasted. if it were possible for him, to keep the day of Pentecost at Jerusalem. 17And sending from Miletus to Ephesus, he called the ancients of the church. 18And when they were come to him and were together, he said to them: You know from the first day that I came into Asia, in what manner I have been with you, for all the time.…
Cross References
Acts 11:30
Which also they did, sending it to the ancients, by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 18:19
And he came to Ephesus and left them there. But he himself, entering into the synagogue, disputed with the Jews.

Acts 20:15
And sailing thence, the day following we came over against Chios: and the next day we arrived at Samos: and the day following we came to Miletus.

Additional Translations
From Miletus, Paul sent to Ephesus for the elders of the church.

And from Miletus, having sent to Ephesus, he called for the elders of the church.

And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.

And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called to him the elders of the church.

But from Miletus having sent to Ephesus, he called over [to him] the elders of the assembly.

And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called to him the elders of the church.

And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.

From Miletus he sent to Ephesus for the Elders of the Church to come to him.

From Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called to himself the elders of the assembly.

And from Miletus, having sent to Ephesus, he called for the elders of the assembly,
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