Mar 2, 2014
After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell and departed for Macedonia. 2When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece. 3 There he spent three months, and when a plot was made against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia. 4 Sopater the Berean, son of Pyrrhus, accompanied him; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timothy; and the Asians, Tychicus and Trophimus. 5 These went on ahead and were waiting for us at Troas, 6 but we sailed away from Philippi after the days of Unleavened Bread, and in five days we came to them at Troas, where we stayed for seven days.
7 On the
first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break
bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day,
and he prolonged his speech until midnight.
were many lamps in the upper room where we were gathered.
9 And a
young man named Eutychus, sitting at the window, sank into a deep
sleep as Paul talked still longer. And being overcome by sleep, he
fell down from the third story and was taken up dead.
10 But Paul
went down and bent over him, and taking him in his arms, said, “Do
not be alarmed, for his life is in him.”
11 And when
Paul had gone up and had broken bread and eaten, he conversed with
them a long while, until daybreak, and so departed.
12 And they
took the youth away alive, and were not a little
13 But going ahead to the ship, we set sail for Assos, intending to take Paul aboard there, for so he had arranged, intending himself to go by land. 14 And when he met us at Assos, we took him on board and went to Mitylene. 15 And sailing from there we came the following day opposite Chios; the next day we touched at Samos; and the day after that we went to Miletus. 16 For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus, so that he might not have to spend time in Asia, for he was hastening to be at Jerusalem, if possible, on the day of Pentecost.