New International Version
Paul went down, threw himself on the young man and put his arms around him. "Don't be alarmed," he said. "He's alive!"
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Paul - fell on him - Επεπεσεν αυτῳ, Stretched himself upon him, in the same manner as Elisha did on the Shunammite's son, 2 Kings 4:33-35; though the action of lying on him, in order to communicate warmth to the flesh, might not have been continued so long as in the above instance; nor indeed was it necessary, as the natural warmth had not yet left the body of Eutychus; but the son of the Shunammite had been some time dead.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThis Person Differs in Nothing
This Person differs in nothing, from the Father, but only in this that He is begotten of Him. He is Eternal with the Father, as glorious and as intelligent. He is of the same mind in everything in all worlds, loveth the same objects in as infinite a measure. Is the means by which the Father loveth, acteth, createth, redeemeth, governeth, and perfecteth all things. And the means also by which we see and love the Father: our strength and our eternity. He is the Mediator between God and His creatures. …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
February 9. "None of These Things Move Me" (Acts xx. 24).
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1 Kings 17:21
Then he stretched himself out on the boy three times and cried out to the LORD, "LORD my God, let this boy's life return to him!"
2 Kings 4:34
Then he got on the bed and lay on the boy, mouth to mouth, eyes to eyes, hands to hands. As he stretched himself out on him, the boy's body grew warm.
When Jesus entered the synagogue leader's house and saw the noisy crowd and people playing pipes,
he said, "Go away. The girl is not dead but asleep." But they laughed at him.
He went in and said to them, "Why all this commotion and wailing? The child is not dead but asleep."
Seated in a window was a young man named Eutychus, who was sinking into a deep sleep as Paul talked on and on. When he was sound asleep, he fell to the ground from the third story and was picked up dead.
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