New Living Translation
You know that these hands of mine have worked to supply my own needs and even the needs of those who were with me.
King James Bible
Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
Darby Bible Translation
Yourselves know that these hands have ministered to my wants, and to those who were with me.
World English Bible
You yourselves know that these hands served my necessities, and those who were with me.
Young's Literal Translation
and ye yourselves know that to my necessities, and to those who were with me, minister did these hands;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:34 These hands - Callous, as you see, with labour. Who is he that envies such a bishop or archbishop as this?
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
Paul lived and worked with them, for they were tentmakers just as he was.
He sent his two assistants, Timothy and Erastus, ahead to Macedonia while he stayed awhile longer in the province of Asia.
Soon the whole city was filled with confusion. Everyone rushed to the amphitheater, dragging along Gaius and Aristarchus, who were Paul's traveling companions from Macedonia.
And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
Everybody here sends greetings. Please give my greetings to the believers--all who love us. May God's grace be with you all.
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