New International Version
So be on your guard! Remember that for three years I never stopped warning each of you night and day with tears.
King James Bible
Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore watch, remembering that for three years, night and day, I ceased not admonishing each one [of you] with tears.
World English Bible
Therefore watch, remembering that for a period of three years I didn't cease to admonish everyone night and day with tears.
Young's Literal Translation
'Therefore, watch, remembering that three years, night and day, I did not cease with tears warning each one;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Therefore watch, and remember - The only way to abide in the truth is to watch against evil, and for good; and to keep in mind the heavenly doctrines originally received. Unwatchfulness and forgetfulness are two grand inlets to apostasy.
By the space of three years - Τριετιαν. The Greek word here does not necessarily mean three whole years: it may be months more or less. In Acts 19:8, Acts 19:10, we have an account of his spending two years and three months among them; probably this is all that is intended. One MS., perceiving that the time of three years was not completed, inserts διετιαν, the space of two years.
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).
Two Essential Things
The Minister's Farewell
But if you do warn the righteous person not to sin and they do not sin, they will surely live because they took warning, and you will have saved yourself."
Paul entered the synagogue and spoke boldly there for three months, arguing persuasively about the kingdom of God.
This went on for two years, so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia heard the word of the Lord.
I served the Lord with great humility and with tears and in the midst of severe testing by the plots of my Jewish opponents.
"After an absence of several years, I came to Jerusalem to bring my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings.
For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ.
He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.
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