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ACTS XX. 24-26.

A. D. 60, purpose, faith, long-suffering, cha-, a the kingdom of God, shall see my face rity, patience. Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at An a See on Matt. üi. ver. 2. clause 2. tioch, at Iconium, at Lystra'; what

VER. 26. persecutions I endured: but out of Them all the Lord delivered me, iii.

Διό μαρτύρομαι υμίν εν τη σήμερον 10, 11. For consider him that en-ημέρα, ότι καθαρός εγώ από του αίματος dured such contradiction of sinners

πάντων. against himself, lest ye be wearied Wherefore I take you to record this and faint in your minds, Heb. xii. 3. day, that - I am pure from the blood of b Know ye not that they which run

all men. in a race run all, but one receiveth the a Son of man, I have made thee a prize ? So run, that ye may obtain. watchman unto the house of Israel: And every man that striveth for the therefore hear the word at my mouth, mastery is temperate in all things. and give them warning from me. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible When I say unto the wicked, Thou crown; but we an incorruptible. I shalt surely die ; and thou givest him therefore so run, not as uncertainly; / not warning, nor speakest to wam so fight I, not as one that beateth the the wicked from his wicked way, to air : But I keep under my body, and save his life; the same wicked man shall bring it into subjection; lest that by die in his iniquity: but bis blood will any means, when I have preached to I require at thine hand. Yet if thou others, I myself should be a cast warn the wicked, and he turn not from away, 1 Cor. xi. 24-27. Not as his wickedness, nor from his wicked though I had already attained, either way, he shall die in his iniquity; but were already perfect, but I follow thou hast delivered thy soul. Again, after, if that I may apprehend that when a righteous man doth turn from for which also I am apprehended of his righteousness,and commit iniquity, Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not and I lay a stumbling-block before myself to have apprehended: but this him, he shall die : because thou hast one thing I do, forgetting those things not given him warning, he shall die which are bebind, and teaching forth in his sin, and his righteousness which unto those things which are before, 1 he hath done shall not be rememberpress toward the mark for the prize i ed; but his blood will I require at of the high calling of God in Christ thine hand. Nevertheless, if thou Jesus, Phil. üi. 13.-14. For I am warn the righteous man, that the righnow ready to be offered, and the time teous sin not, and he doth not sin, he of my departure is at hand. I have shall surely live, because he is warnfought a good fight, I have finished my ed : also thou hast delivered thy soul, course, I have kept the faith : hence- Ezek. iï. 17–21. Son of man, speak forth there is laid up for me a crown of to the children of thy people, and say righteousness, which the Lord, the unto them, When I bring the sword righteous judge, shall give me at that upon a land, if the people of the land day: and not to me only, but unto take a man of their coasts, and set all them also that love his appearing, him for their watchman: If, when 2 Tim. iv. 6-8.

he seeth the sword come upon the € But the Lord said unto him, Go land, he blow the trumpet, and warn thy way: for he is a chosen vessel the people ; Then whosoever heareth unto me, to bear my name before the the sound of the trumpet and taketh Gentiles, and kings, and the children not warning: if the sword come and of Israel, Acts ix. 15.

take him away, his blood shall be d See on Matt. iv. ver. 23. clause 3. upon his own head. He heard the VER. 25.

sound of the trumpet, and took not

warning, his blood shall be upon him : Kal vūv ideu, éges olda öti oix iti bat be that taketh warning shall de48098 rò ugócumiv pou upele TáTTES, év liver his soul. But if the watchman είς διήλθον κηρύσσων την βασιλείας του Θεού. see the sword come, and blow not

And now, behold, I know that ye all the trumpet, and the people be not among whom I have gone preaching warned ; if the sword come and take

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ACTS XX. 26-28.

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any person from among them, he is i self wholly to them; that thy profittaken away in his iniquity; but his ing may appear to all. Take heed blood will I require at the watch- unto thyself, and unto the doctrine ; man's hand. So thou, O son of man, continue in them: for in doing this I have thee a watchman unto the thou shalt both save thyself, and them house of Israel; therefore thou shalt that hear thee, 1 l'im. iv. 15, 16. hear the word at my mouth, and warn • He shall feed his flock like a shepthem from me. When I say unto herd; he shall gather the lambs with the wicked, 0 wicked man, thou shalt his arm, and carry them in his bosom, surely die ; if thou dost not speak to and shall gently lead those that are wam the wicked from his way, that with young, Isa. xl. 11. But if ye wicked man shall die in his iniquity; will not hear it, my soul shall weep but his blood will I require at thine in secret places for your pride; and hand. Nevertheless, if thou warn mine eyes shall weep sore, and run the wicked of his way to turn from down with tears, because the Lord's it; if he do not turn from his way, flock is carried away captive, Jer. he shall die in his iniquity; but thou xiii. 17. Lift up your eyes, and behast delivered thy soul, xxxiii. 2-9. hold them that come from the north:

where is the flock that was given thee, VER. 27.

thy beautiful flock? 20. Hear the ou yàę imeTTechájeny to us åvayo word of the LORD, O ye nations, and γείλαι υμίν πάσαν την βουλήν του Θεού. . declare it in the isles afar off, and

a For I have not shunned to declare say, He that scattered Israel will gaunto you all the counsel of God.

ther him, and keep him as a shepherd

doth his flock, xxxi. 10. And ye my But have renounced the hidden flock, the flock of my pasture, are things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of Lord God, Ezek. xxxiv. 31. Feed thy

men, and I am your God, saith the God deceitfully; but by manifesta- people with thy rod, the flock of thine tion of the truth commending our heritage, which dwell solitarily in the selves to every man's conscience in wood, in the midst of Carmel: let the sight of God, 2 Cor. iv. 2.

them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as VER. 28.

in the days of old, Mic. vii. 14. Fear Προσέχετε ούν εαυτοίς, και παντί το ελer's good pleasure to give you the

not, little flock; for it is your Fa. ποιμνίω, εν ώ υμάς το πνεύμα το άγιον FOETO ÉTICXÓMous, mospalvely my Exxanclay kingdom, Luke xi. 32.° The elders TOV DECŨ, in tipietroinsato diè tou idov which are among you I exhort, who αίματος. .

am also an elder and a witness of the

sufferings of Christ, and also a para Take heed therefore unto yourselves, taker of the glory that shall be reband to all the flock, cover the which vealed: Feed the flock of God which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, is among you, taking the oversight d to feed the Church of God, which he thereuf, not by constraint, but willinghath purchased with his own blood. ly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready

a And every man that striveth for mind; Neither as being lords over the mastery is temperate in all things. God's heritage, but being ensamples to Now they do it to obtain a corruptible the flock. And when the chief Shepcrown; but we an incorruptible. I herd shall appear, ye shall receive a therefore so run, not as uncertainly; , crown of glory that fadeth not away, 80 fight I, not as one that beateth the 1 Pet. v. 1-4. air : But I keep under my body, and c As they ministered to the Lord, bring it into subjection ; lest that by and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Seany means, when I have preached to parate me Barnabas and Saul, for the others, myself should be a cast- work whereunto I have called them, away, 1 Cor. ix. 25-27. And say Acts xiii. 2. Wherefore I give you to Archippus, Take heed to the mi to understand, that no man speaking nistry which thou hast received in by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus acthe Lord, that thou fulfil it, Col. iv. 17. cursed: and that no man can say that Meditate upon these things ; give thy- | Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy

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ACTS XX 28-32.

A. D. 60. Ghost. Now there are diversities of sies, even denying the Lord that gifts, but the same Spirit. And there bought them, and bring upon themare differences of administrations, but selves swift destruction. And many the same Lord. And there are di. shall follow their pernicious ways; versities of operations, but it is the by reason of whom the way of truth same God which worketh, all in shall be evil spoken of. And through all. But the manifestation of the covetousness shall they with feigned Spirit is given to every man to profit words make merchandise of you': withal. For to one is given by the whose judgment now of a long time Spirit the word of wisdom; to ano- lingereth not, and their damnation ther the word of knowledge by the slumbereth not, 2 Pet. ii. 1-3. Little same Spirit; To another faith by the children, it is the last time: and as same Spirit; to another the gifts of ye have heard that antichrist shall healing by the same Spirit; To an- come, even now are there many antiother the working of miracles; to an- christs; whereby we know that it is other prophecy; to another discerning the last time. They went out from of spirits; to another divers kinds of us, but they were not of us; for if tongues ; to another the interpretation they had been of us, they would no of tongues: But all these worketh doubt have continued with us: but that one and the selfsame Spirit, di. they went out, that they might be made viding to every man severally as he manifest that they were not all of us, will, 1 Cor. xii. 3-11.

1 John ii. 18, 19. d He chose David also his servant, b See on Matt. xxiv. ver. 5. and took him from the sheep-folds : From following the ewes great with

VER. 31. young, he brought him to feed Ja Διο γρηγορείτε, μνημονεύοντες ότι τριεcob his people, and Israel his in- τίαν νύκτα και ημέρας ούκ έπασάμεν heritance. So he fed them according μετά δακρύων νουθετών ένα έκαστον to the integrity of his heart, and

Therefore watch, and remember, that guided them by the skilfulness of his by the space of three years I ceased not hands, Psal. lxxviii. 70-72. And I

to warn erery one night and day with will give you pastors according to

tears. mine beart, which shall feed

you

with knowledge and understanding, Jer.

a See on Matt. xxiv. ver. 42. clause 1. iii. 15. Jesus saith unto him, Feed

VER. 32. my sheep, John xxi. 16.

Και τανύν παρατίθεμαι υμάς, αδελφοι, «See on Matt. xx. yer. 28. clauses 3, 4. v Osõ xal. = tóyos tác xépites airs, VER. 29.

τα δυναμένω εποικοδομήσαι, και δεν 'Εγώ γαρ οίδα τούτο, ότι εισελεύσονται υμίν κληρονομίαν εν τοις ηγιασμένους μετά την άφιξίν μου λύκοι βαρείς εις υμάς, ,

πάσιν. μη φειδόμενοι του ποιμνίου. .

And now, brethren, I commend you For I know this, that after my de

to God, and to the word of his grace,

a which is able to build you up, and to arti a shall grievous wolves enter in gire you an inheritance among all them among you, not sparing the flock.

e which are sanctified. a See on Matt. vii, ver, 15.

a But ye, beloved, building up your. VER. 30.

selves on your most holy faith, prayKal it upãy airāv dvarthoortat ävâpes ing in the Holy Ghost, Jude 20. λαλούντες διεστραμμένα, του αποσπάν b To open their eyes, and to turn τους μαθητές όπίσω αυτών. .

them from darkness to light, and from

the power of Satan unto God; that Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, bto druw and inheritance among them which

they may receive forgiveness of sins, away disciples after them.

are sanctified, by faith that is in me, a But there were false prophets also Acts xxvi. 18. The eyes of your among the people, even as there shall understanding being enlightened ; that be false teachers among you, who ye may know what is the hope of his privily shall bring in damnable here. calling, and what the riches of the

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Α. D. 60. ACTS XX. 32-38.-xxι. 1-3. Α. D. 60. glory of his inheritance in the saints, , reak, and to remember the words of the Eph. i. 18. Giring thanks unto the Lord Jesus, how he said, "It is the more Father, which hath made us meet to blessed to give than to receive. be partakers of the inheritance of the

a Let him that stole steal no more: saints in light, Col. i. 12. Knowing, but rather let him labour, working that of the Lord ye shall receive the with his hands the thing which is good, reward of the inheritance: for ye that he may have to give to him that serve the Lord Christ, Col. iv. 24. needeth, Eph. iv. 28. Now we exAnd for this cause he is the Mediator bort you, brethren, warn them that of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the ed, support the weak, be patient to

are unruly, comfort the feeble-mindtransgressions that were under the first ward all men, 1 Thess. v.14. testament, they which are called might

b See on Matt. v.ver. 42. clause 1. receive the promise of eternal inheritance, Heb. ix. 15. For they that

VER. 36. say such things, declare plainly that

Και ταύτα είπών, θεις τα γόνατα αυthey seek a country. And truly if του, συν πάσιν αυτούς προσηύξατο. they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they

And when he had thus spoken, he might have had opportunity to have kneeled down, and prayed with them all. returned: But now they desire a

VER. 37. better country, that is, an heavenly : wherefore God is not ashamed to be

Ικανός δε έγένετο κλαυθμός πάντων και called their God; for he hath

επισεσόντες επί τον τράχηλον του Παύλου,

prepared for them a city, xi. 1416. κατεφίλουν αυτόν Blessed be the God and Father of our And they all wept sore, und fell on Lord Jesus Christ, which according Puul's neck, and kissed him, to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the

VER. 38. resurrection of Jesus Christ from the 'οδυνώμενοι μάλιστα επί τω λόγω και είdead, To an inheritance incorruptible, ρήκει, ότι ουκέτι μέλλουσι το πρόσωπον αυand undefiled, and that fadeth not του θεωρείν" προέπεμπον δε αυτόν εις το away, reserved in beaven for you, Toier. 1Pet. i. 34.

Sorrowing most of all for the words See on Luke i. ver. 75.

which he spake, that they should see his VER. 33.

face no more. And they accompanied

him unto the ship. 'Αργυρίου ή χρυσίου ή ιματισμού ουδενός επεθύμησα:

CHAP. XXI.--VER. 1. I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, Ως δε έγένετο αναχθήναι ημάς αποσπασor apparel.

θέντας απ' αυτών, ευθυδρομήσαντες ήλθοVER. 34.

μεν εις την Kών, τη δε εξής εις την Ρόδου, Αυτοι δε γινώσκετε ότι ταϊς χρείαις μου κακείθεν εις Πάταρα. και τους ούσι μετ' εμού υπηρέτησαν αι And it came to pass, that after we were χειρες αύται.

gotten from them, and had launched, we à Yea, ye yourselves know, that these came with a straight course unto Coos, hands have ministered unto my necessi- and the day following unto Rhodes, and ties, and to them that were with me.

from thence unto Patara : a See on chap. xviii. ver. 3.

VER. 2.
VER. 35.

Και ευρόντες πλοίον διαπερών εις Φοινίκην, Πάντα υπέδειξα υμίν, ότι ούτω κοπιών- | επιζάντες ανήχθημεν. τας δει αντιλαμβάνεσθαι των ασθενούντων,

And finding a ship sailing over uinto μνημονεύειν τε των λόγων του Κυρίου Ιησού, Phenicia, we went aboard, and set forth. ότι αυτός είπε: Mακάριόν εστι διδόναι μάλλον ή λαμβάνειν.

VER. 3. I have shewed you all things, a how 'Αναφάνεντες δε την Κύπρον, και καταthat so labouring ye ought to support the | λιπόντας αυτήν ευώνυμον, έπλέομεν εις Συ

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ACTS ΧΧΙ. 3-1.

Α. D. 60. ρίαν, και κατήχθημεν εις Τύρον» εκείσε γάρ | of Philip the evangelist, which was one ήν το πλοίον αποφορτιζόμενον τον γόμον. of the seven; and abode with him.

Now when we had discovered Cyprus, a But Philip was found at Azotus : we left it on the left hand, and sailed and passing through, he preached in unto Syria, and landed at Tyre : for all the cities, till he came to Cæsarea, there the ship was to unlade her burden. Acts viii. 40. VER. 4.

VER. 9. Και ανευρόντες τους μαθητές, επεμείνα Τούτω δε ήσαν θυγατέρες παρθένοι τισμεν αυτού ημέρας επτά: οίτινες τώ Παύλων σαρες προφητεύουσαι. έλεγον, διά του Πνεύματος, μη αναβαίνεις And the same man had four daughters, εις Ιερουσαλήμ.

virgins, a which did prophesy. And finding disciples, we tarried there a See on chap. xiii. ver. 1. seven days: who said to Paul through The Spirit, that he should not go up to

VER. 10. Jerusalem,

'Επιμενόντων δε ήμών ήμέρας πλείσεις, VER. 5.

κατήλθε τις από της Ιουδαίας προφήτες, “Οτε δε έγένετο ημάς εξαρτίσαι τας ονόματι Αγαζος. ημέρας, έξελθόντες επορευόμεθα, προπεμ

And as we tarried there many days, πόντων ημάς πάντων συν γυναιξί και τέκ- | there came down from Judca ad certain νοις, έως έξω της πόλεως και θέντες τα | prophet, named Agatus. γόνατα επί τον αιγιαλόν, προσαυξάμεθα.

a And there stood up one of them, And when we had accomplished those named Agabus, and signified by the days, we departed and went our way; Spirit that there should be great and they all brought us on our way, with dearth throughout all the world : wives and children, till we were out of which came to pass in the days of the city: and we kneeled down on the Claudius Cæsar, Acts xi. 28. shore, and prayed.

VER. 11.
VER. 6.

Και ελθών προς ημάς, και άρας την ζώνην Και ασπασάμενοι αλλήλους, επέβημεν του Παύλου, δήσας τι αιτού τας χείρας εις το πλοίον εκείνοι δε υπέστρεψαν εις τα και τους πόδας, είπε: Τάδε λέγει το Πνεύίδια. .

μα το άγιον: Τον άνδρα, ού έστιν ή ζώνη And when we had taken our leave one | δαίοι, και παραδώσουσιν εις χείρας εθνών.

αύτη, ούτω δήσουσιν εν Ιερουσαλήμ ε Ιοεof another, we took ship; and they returned home again.

And when he was come unto us, he

took Paul's girdle, and bound his sen VER. 7.

hands and feet, and said, * Thus saith Ημείς δε τον πλούν διανύσαντες, από | the Holy Ghost, bSo shall the less at Τύρου καταντήσαμεν εις Πτολεμαΐδα και | Jerusalem bind the man that oneth this ασπασάμενοι τους αδελφούς, εμείναμεν girdle, and shall deliver him into the ημέραν μίαν παρ' αυτούς.

hands the Gentiles, And when we had finished our course

a See on chap. viii. ver. 29. from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais, and

And as they bound him with saluted the brethren, and abode with thongs, Paul said unto the centurion them one day.

that stood by, Is it lawful for you to VER. 8.

scourge a man that is a Roman, and

uncondemned, Acts xxii. 25. He hopΤη δε επαύριον εξελθόντες οι περί τον | ed also that money should have been Παύλον, ήλθον εις Καισάρειαν· και είσελ- | given him of Paul, that he might θόντες εις τον οίκον Φιλίππου του ευαγε- | foose him : wherefore he sent for him λιστού, του όντος εκ των επτά, εμείναμεν | the oftener, and communed with him, παρ' αυτώ.

But after two years, Porcius Festus And the next day we that were of came into Felix room: and Felix, Paul's company departed, and came unio willing to show the Jews a pleasure, Casareu : and we entered into the house left Paul bound, xiv. 26, 37. For

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