1 The first account I acomposed, 1Theophilus, about all that Jesus 2began to do and teach,

References for Acts 1:1

2 until the day when He 3was taken up to heaven, after He 4had bby the Holy Spirit given orders to 5the apostles whom He had 6chosen.
4 dGathering them together, He commanded them 9not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for e10what the Father had promised, "Which," He said, "you heard of from Me;

References for Acts 1:4

    • d 1:4 - Or "eating with;" or "lodging with"
    • e 1:4 - Lit "the promise of the Father"
      5 for 11John baptized with water, but you will be baptized fwith the Holy Spirit g12not many days from now *."

      References for Acts 1:5

        • f 1:5 - Or "in"
        • g 1:5 - Lit "not" long "after these many days"
          6 So when they had come together, they were asking Him, saying, "Lord, 13is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?"

          References for Acts 1:6

          7 He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or epochs which 14the Father has fixed by His own authority;

          References for Acts 1:7

          8 but you will receive power 15when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be 16My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and 17Samaria, and even to 18the remotest part of the earth."