New Living Translation
Paul went down, bent over him, and took him into his arms. "Don't worry," 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:10 Paul fell or him - It is observable, our Lord never used this gesture. But Elijah and Elisha did as well as Paul. His life is in him - He is alive again.
LibraryA Fulfilled Aspiration
'So that I might finish my course....'--ACTS xx. 24. 'I have finished my course....'--2 TIM. iv. 7. I do not suppose that Paul in prison, and within sight of martyrdom, remembered his words at Ephesus. But the fact that what was aspiration whilst he was in the very thick of his difficulties came to be calm retrospect at the close is to me very beautiful and significant. 'So that I may finish my course,' said he wistfully; whilst before him there lay dangers clearly discerned and others that had all …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Parting Words [Footnote: Preached Prior to a Long Absence in Australia. ]
The Blessedness of Giving
1 Kings 17:21
And he stretched himself out over the child three times and cried out to the LORD, "O LORD my God, please let this child's life return to him."
2 Kings 4:34
Then he lay down on the child's body, placing his mouth on the child's mouth, his eyes on the child's eyes, and his hands on the child's hands. And as he stretched out on him, the child's body began to grow warm again!
When Jesus arrived at the official's home, he saw the noisy crowd and heard the funeral music.
"Get out!" he told them. "The girl isn't dead; she's only asleep." But the crowd laughed at him.
He went inside and asked, "Why all this commotion and weeping? The child isn't dead; she's only asleep."
As Paul spoke on and on, a young man named Eutychus, sitting on the windowsill, became very drowsy. Finally, he fell sound asleep and dropped three stories to his death below.
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