New American Standard Bible
But Paul went down and fell upon him, and after embracing him, he said, "Do not be troubled, for his life is in him."
King James Bible
And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him.
Darby Bible Translation
But Paul descending fell upon him, and enfolding him in his arms, said, Be not troubled, for his life is in him.
World English Bible
Paul went down, and fell upon him, and embracing him said, "Don't be troubled, for his life is in him."
Young's Literal Translation
And Paul, having gone down, fell upon him, and having embraced him, said, 'Make no tumult, for his life is in him;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And fell on him ... - Probably stretching himself on him as Elisha did on the Shunammite's son, 2 Kings 4:33-35. It was an act of tenderness and compassion, evincing a strong desire to restore him to life.
Trouble not yourselves - They would doubtless be thrown into great consternation by such an event. Paul therefore endeavoured to compose their minds by the assurance that he would live.
For his life is in him - He is restored to life. This has all the appearance of having been a miracle. Life was restored to him as Paul spoke.
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Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?--SONG 6:10. The church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. Christ loved the church, and gave himself for it; that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. There appeared a great wonder …
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March 7. "It is More Blessed to Give than to Receive" (Acts xx. 35).
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1 Kings 17:21
Then he stretched himself upon the child three times, and called to the LORD and said, "O LORD my God, I pray You, let this child's life return to him."
2 Kings 4:34
And he went up and lay on the child, and put his mouth on his mouth and his eyes on his eyes and his hands on his hands, and he stretched himself on him; and the flesh of the child became warm.
When Jesus came into the official's house, and saw the flute-players and the crowd in noisy disorder,
He said, "Leave; for the girl has not died, but is asleep." And they began laughing at Him.
And entering in, He said to them, "Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep."
And there was a young man named Eutychus sitting on the window sill, sinking into a deep sleep; and as Paul kept on talking, he was overcome by sleep and fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.
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