Parallel Verses

Amplified

And they all wept freely and threw their arms around Paul's neck and kissed him fervently and repeatedly,

New American Standard Bible

And they began to weep aloud and embraced Paul, and repeatedly kissed him,

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

There was a great deal of weeping by everyone. They embraced Paul and kissed him,

International Standard Version

All of them cried and cried as they put their arms around Paul and kissed him affectionately.

A Conservative Version

And there developed considerable weeping of all. And having fallen on Paul's neck, they kissed him much,

American Standard Version

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

An Understandable Version

And when they all had a good cry, they embraced Paul and kissed him.

Anderson New Testament

And they all wept much, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

Bible in Basic English

And they were all weeping, falling on Paul's neck and kissing him,

Common New Testament

And they all wept and embraced Paul and kissed him,

Daniel Mace New Testament

then melted into tears, they fell upon his neck and kissed him,

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

And the weeping of all was great, and falling on the neck of Paul, they continued to kiss him copiously,

Goodspeed New Testament

They all wept aloud, and throwing their arms about Paul's neck they kissed him affectionately,

John Wesley New Testament

And they all wept sore, and falling on Paul's neck kissed him,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then they all wept sore and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,

Julia Smith Translation

And much weeping was from all; and having fallen upon Paul's neck, they kissed him,

King James 2000

And they all wept much, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And there was considerable weeping by all, and {hugging} Paul, they kissed him,

Modern King James verseion

And there was much weeping of all, and falling on the neck of Paul, they ardently kissed him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they wept all abundantly, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him:

Moffatt New Testament

They all broke into loud lamentation and falling upon the neck of Paul kissed him fondly,

Montgomery New Testament

And they all began, with loud lamentations, to throw their arms about his neck, and to kiss him lovingly, again and again,

NET Bible

They all began to weep loudly, and hugged Paul and kissed him,

New Heart English Bible

They all wept a lot, and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,

Noyes New Testament

And they all wept sorely, and fell on Pauls neck, and kissed him;

Sawyer New Testament

And they all wept much, and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,

The Emphasized Bible

And they all wept much, and, falling upon Paul's neck, they were tenderly kissing him;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And all of them shed floods of tears, and fell upon Paul's neck, and kissed him again and again,

Twentieth Century New Testament

All were in tears; and throwing their arms round Paul's neck, they kissed him again and again,

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

There was loud weeping by them all, as they threw their arms around Paul's neck and kept on kissing him with affection,

World English Bible

They all wept a lot, and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him,

Worrell New Testament

And great weeping arose from all; and, falling upon Paul's neck, they kept kissing him;

Worsley New Testament

And they were all much grieved, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him: sorrowing most of all at the word which he spake,

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἱκανός 
Hikanos 
Usage: 39

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

κλαυθμός 
Klauthmos 
Usage: 2

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐπιπίπτω 
Epipipto 
fall, fall on, press, lie
Usage: 12

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

τράχηλος 
Trachelos 
Usage: 3

and kissed
καταφιλέω 
Kataphileo 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 20:37

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Paul's Farewell To The Ephesian Elders

36 Having spoken thus, he knelt down with them all and prayed. 37 And they all wept freely and threw their arms around Paul's neck and kissed him fervently and repeatedly, 38 Being especially distressed and sorrowful because he had stated that they were about to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.


Cross References

Luke 15:20

So he got up and came to his [own] father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was moved with pity and tenderness [for him]; and he ran and embraced him and kissed him [ fervently].

2 Timothy 1:4

And when, as I recall your tears, I yearn to see you so that I may be filled with joy.

Genesis 45:14

And he fell on his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept on his neck.

Genesis 46:29

Then Joseph made ready his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father in Goshen; and he presented himself and gave distinct evidence of himself to him [that he was Joseph], and [each] fell on the [other's] neck and wept on his neck a good while.

1 Samuel 20:41

And as soon as the lad was gone, David arose from beside the heap of stones and fell on his face to the ground and bowed himself three times. And they kissed one another and wept with one another until David got control of himself.

2 Samuel 15:30

And David went up over the Mount of Olives and wept as he went, barefoot and his head covered. And all the people who were with him covered their heads, weeping as they went.

2 Kings 20:3

I beseech You, O Lord, [earnestly] remember now how I have walked before You in faithfulness and truth and with a whole heart [entirely devoted to You] and have done what is good in Your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Ezra 10:1

Now while Ezra prayed and made confession, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there gathered to him out of Israel a very great assembly of men, women, and children; for the people wept bitterly.

Job 2:12

And when they looked from afar off and saw him [disfigured] beyond recognition, they lifted up their voices and wept; and each one tore his robe, and they cast dust over their heads toward the heavens.

Psalm 126:5

They who sow in tears shall reap in joy and singing.

Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy (consecrated) kiss. All the churches of Christ (the Messiah) wish to be remembered to you.

1 Corinthians 16:20

All the brethren wish to be remembered to you and wish you well. Greet one another with a holy kiss.

2 Corinthians 13:12

Greet one another with a consecrated kiss.

1 Thessalonians 5:26

Greet all the brethren with a sacred kiss.

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Revelation 21:4

God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more, neither shall there be anguish (sorrow and mourning) nor grief nor pain any more, for the old conditions and the former order of things have passed away.

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