New Living Translation
Meanwhile, the young man was taken home unhurt, and everyone was greatly relieved.
King James Bible
And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.
Darby Bible Translation
And they brought away the boy alive, and were no little comforted.
World English Bible
They brought the boy in alive, and were greatly comforted.
Young's Literal Translation
and they brought up the lad alive, and were comforted in no ordinary measure.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:12 And they brought the young man alive - But alas! How many of those who have allowed themselves to sleep under sermons, or as it were to dream awake, have slept the sleep of eternal death, and fallen to rise no more!
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
Then they all went back upstairs, shared in the Lord's Supper, and ate together. Paul continued talking to them until dawn, and then he left.
Paul went by land to Assos, where he had arranged for us to join him, while we traveled by ship.
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