Acts 1:1-5 LEB

The Preface

1 I produced the former account, O Theophilus, about all {that}a Jesus began to do and to teach,

References for Acts 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Literally "of what"
      2 until the day he was taken up, [after he]b had given orders through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen,

      References for Acts 1:2

        • b 1:2 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("had given orders") which is understood as temporal
          3 to whom he also presented himself alive after he suffered, with many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking the things about the kingdom of God.
          4 And [while he]c was withd [them],e he commanded them, "Do not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for what was promised by the Father, which you heard about from me.

          References for Acts 1:4

            • c 1:4 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was with") which is understood as temporal
            • d 1:4 - Or "was assembling with," or "was sharing a meal with"
            • e 1:4 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
              5 For John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit {not many days from now}."f

              References for Acts 1:5

                • f 1:5 - Literally "not many days after these"