Acts 20:38

“Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him vnto the ship.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

grieving especially over the word which he had spoken, that they would not see his face again. And they were accompanying him to the ship.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

sorrowing most of all for the word which he had spoken, that they should behold his face no more. And they brought him on his way unto the ship.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Being sad most of all because he had said that they would not see his face again. And so they went with him to the ship.
- Basic English Bible

specially pained by the word which he had said, that they would no more see his face. And they went down with him to the ship.
- Darby Bible

Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spoke, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.
- Webster's Bible

grieved above all things at his having told them that after that day they were no longer to see his face. And they went with him to the ship.
- Weymouth Bible

sorrowing most of all because of the word which he had spoken, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.
- World English Bible

and sorewiden moost in the word that he seide, for thei schulen no more se his face. And thei ledden hym to the schip.
- Wycliffe Bible

sorrowing most of all for the word that he had said -- that they are about no more to see his face; and they were accompanying him to the ship.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Acts 20:38


20:38 Sorrowing most for that word which he spake, that they should see his face no more - What sorrow will be in the great day, when God shall speak that word to all who are found on the left hand, that they shall see his face no more!


People's Bible Notes for Acts 20:38


Ac 20:38 That they should see his face no more. This thought caused their greatest sorrow, but we have seen that it is probable that they did see him again. It was not, however, until after Acts was written. See PNT "Ac 20:25".

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