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Food Culture Essay

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  • Category: English
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1) After the commotion died down, Paul sent for the [Ephesian] disciples and encouraged them before he left, [heading west] for Macedonia. | |
2) And when he had traveled through those districts and had delivered many messages of encouragement, he went on [south] into Greece, | |
3) where he spent three months. Then, just as he was about to set sail for Syria, Paul discovered that a plot was being laid against him by the Jews, so he decided to return through Macedonia. | |
4) The following men accompanied Paul as far as [the province of] Asia [where Troas was located]: Sopater, the son of Pyrrhus, of Berea; Aristarchus and Secundus of Thessalonica; Gaius of Derbe; Timothy, Tychicus and Trophimus from [the province of] Asia, [seven in all]. | |
5) These [men] had gone ahead and were waiting for us [when we arrived] in Troas [i.e., a seaport town across the Aegean Sea from Philippi]. [Note: The use of "us" begins here again, suggesting that the writer Luke rejoins the party at Philippi. See next verse ]. | |
6) And we [ourselves] sailed away from Philippi after the Festival of Unleavened Bread [ Note: This was the Jewish feast commemorating deliverance from Egyptian bondage ], and five days later [we] joined them at Troas [i.e., the seven men mentioned in verses 4 and 5], where we remained for seven days. | |
7) And on the first day of the week [i.e., Sunday], when we [disciples] had gathered together to break bread ---[i.e., the Lord's Supper. See I Cor. 11:20-24], Paul delivered a message that lasted until midnight, [since] he was planning to leave [Troas] the next day. | |
8) Now there were many lamps in the upstairs room where we were meeting. | |
9) A certain young man, named Eutychus, fell sound asleep while sitting on an [open] window ledge [during the message]. Since Paul's message continued [until nearly midnight] Eutychus was overcome by sleep and fell from the third floor to his death. | |
10) Paul hurried downstairs and...

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