New Living Translation
But when we landed at Miletus, he sent a message to the elders of the church at Ephesus, asking them to come and meet him.
King James Bible
And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church.
Darby Bible Translation
But from Miletus having sent to Ephesus, he called over to him the elders of the assembly.
World English Bible
From Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called to himself the elders of the assembly.
Young's Literal Translation
And from Miletus, having sent to Ephesus, he called for the elders of the assembly,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:17 Sending to Ephesus, he called the elders of the Church - These are called bishops in the 28th verse , Acts 20:28 (rendered overseers in our translation.) Perhaps elders and bishops were then the same; or no otherwise different than are the rector of a parish and his curates.
LibraryA Fulfilled Aspiration
'So that I might finish my course....'--ACTS xx. 24. 'I have finished my course....'--2 TIM. iv. 7. I do not suppose that Paul in prison, and within sight of martyrdom, remembered his words at Ephesus. But the fact that what was aspiration whilst he was in the very thick of his difficulties came to be calm retrospect at the close is to me very beautiful and significant. 'So that I may finish my course,' said he wistfully; whilst before him there lay dangers clearly discerned and others that had all …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Parting Words [Footnote: Preached Prior to a Long Absence in Australia. ]
The Blessedness of Giving
This they did, entrusting their gifts to Barnabas and Saul to take to the elders of the church in Jerusalem.
They stopped first at the port of Ephesus, where Paul left the others behind. While he was there, he went to the synagogue to reason with the Jews.
The next day we sailed past the island of Kios. The following day we crossed to the island of Samos, and a day later we arrived at Miletus.
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