Acts 20:37

“And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 20:37

And they all wept sore, and fell on Pauls necke, and kissed him,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And they {began} to weep aloud and embraced Paul, and repeatedly kissed him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they were all weeping, falling on Paul's neck and kissing him,
- Basic English Bible

And they all wept sore; and falling upon the neck of Paul they ardently kissed him,
- Darby Bible

And they all wept bitterly, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,
- Webster's Bible

and with loud lamentation they all threw their arms round his neck, and kissed him lovingly,
- Weymouth Bible

They all wept a lot, and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,
- World English Bible

And greet weping of alle men was maad; and thei felden on the necke of Poul, and kissiden hym,
- Wycliffe Bible

and there came a great weeping to all, and having fallen upon the neck of Paul, they were kissing him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 20:37

Wesley's Notes for Acts 20:37


20:37 They all wept - Of old, men, yea, the best and bravest of men, were easily melted into tears; a thousand instances of which might be produced from profane as well as sacred writers. But now, notwithstanding the effeminacy which almost universally prevails, we leave those tears to women and children.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 20:37


Ac 20:37 Fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him. An Eastern custom of exhibiting great affection.

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