Acts 20:12

“And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they brought the yong man aliue, and were not a little comforted.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They took away the boy alive, and were greatly comforted.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they brought the lad alive, and were not a little comforted.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they took the boy in, living, and were greatly comforted.
- Basic English Bible

And they brought [away] the boy alive, and were no little comforted.
- Darby Bible

And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted.
- Webster's Bible

They had taken the lad home alive, and were greatly comforted.
- Weymouth Bible

They brought the boy in alive, and were greatly comforted.
- World English Bible

And thei brouyten the childe alyue, and thei weren coumfortid greetli.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they brought up the lad alive, and were comforted in no ordinary measure.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 20:12


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!


Discussion for Acts 20:12

  • I feel that they, them selfs, knowing this was the last time they was the hear of paul,s teaching an instruction,s was at that point reflecting that of a man,s sleep of parting words , was brought back to life by pauls hands threw christ intervention , had dought,s on there own efforts to minister the word of Christ to the people, that where to be set charge of in principle by there own faith yet to be tested , had reservation,s in spirit of the mission set before them to which knowing of past works of pauls they where worthy of completion

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