Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and, lifting up his hands, he blessed them.
While he was blessing them, he withdrew from them and was carried up into heaven. a52
And they worshiped him, and b returned to Jerusalem with great joy;
and they were continually in the temple blessing God. c
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