Luke 24 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 It was very early in the morning on the first day of the week. The women took the spices they had prepared. Then they went to the tomb. 1 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.
2 They found the stone rolled away from it. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
3 When they entered the tomb, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 3 but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
4 They were wondering about this. Suddenly two men in clothes as bright as lightning stood beside them. 4 While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.
5 The women were terrified. They bowed down with their faces to the ground. Then the men said to them, "Why do you look for the living among the dead? 5 In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, "Why do you look for the living among the dead?
6 Jesus is not here! He has risen! Remember how he told you he would rise. It was while he was still with you in Galilee. 6 He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee:
7 He said, 'The Son of Man must be handed over to sinful people. He must be nailed to a cross. On the third day he will rise from the dead.' " 7 'The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.' "
8 Then the women remembered Jesus' words. 8 Then they remembered his words.
9 They came back from the tomb. They told all these things to the Eleven and to all the others. 9 When they came back from the tomb, they told all these things to the Eleven and to all the others.
10 Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the others with them were the ones who told the apostles. 10 It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the others with them who told this to the apostles.
11 But the apostles did not believe the women. Their words didn't make any sense to them. 11 But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.
12 But Peter got up and ran to the tomb. He bent over and saw the strips of linen lying by themselves. Then he went away, wondering what had happened. 12 Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. Bending over, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he went away, wondering to himself what had happened.
13 That same day two of Jesus' followers were going to a village called Emmaus. It was about seven miles from Jerusalem. 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem.
14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.
15 As they talked about those things, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;
16 But God kept them from recognizing him. 16 but they were kept from recognizing him.
17 Jesus asked them, "What are you talking about as you walk along?" They stood still, and their faces were sad. 17 He asked them, "What are you discussing together as you walk along?" They stood still, their faces downcast.
18 One of them was named Cleopas. He said to Jesus, "You must be a visitor to Jerusalem. If you lived there, you would know the things that have happened there in the last few days." 18 One of them, named Cleopas, asked him, "Are you only a visitor to Jerusalem and do not know the things that have happened there in these days?"
19 "What things?" Jesus asked. "About Jesus of Nazareth," they replied. "He was a prophet. He was powerful in what he said and did in the eyes of God and all of the people. 19 "What things?" he asked. "About Jesus of Nazareth," they replied. "He was a prophet, powerful in word and deed before God and all the people.
20 The chief priests and our rulers handed Jesus over to be sentenced to death. They nailed him to a cross. 20 The chief priests and our rulers handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him;
21 But we had hoped that he was the one who was going to set Israel free. Also, it is the third day since all this happened. 21 but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. And what is more, it is the third day since all this took place.
22 "Some of our women amazed us too. Early this morning they went to the tomb. 22 In addition, some of our women amazed us. They went to the tomb early this morning
23 But they didn't find his body. So they came and told us what they had seen. They saw angels, who said Jesus was alive. 23 but didn't find his body. They came and told us that they had seen a vision of angels, who said he was alive.
24 Then some of our friends went to the tomb. They saw it was empty, just as the women had said. They didn't see Jesus' body there." 24 Then some of our companions went to the tomb and found it just as the women had said, but him they did not see."
25 Jesus said to them, "How foolish you are! How long it takes you to believe all that the prophets said! 25 He said to them, "How foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!
26 Didn't the Christ have to suffer these things and then receive his glory?" 26 Did not the Christ have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?"
27 Jesus explained to them what was said about himself in all the Scriptures. He began with Moses and all the Prophets. 27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.
28 The two men approached the village where they were going. Jesus acted as if he were going farther. 28 As they approached the village to which they were going, Jesus acted as if he were going farther.
29 But they tried hard to keep him from leaving. They said, "Stay with us. It is nearly evening. The day is almost over." So he went in to stay with them. 29 But they urged him strongly, "Stay with us, for it is nearly evening; the day is almost over." So he went in to stay with them.
30 He joined them at the table. Then he took bread and gave thanks. He broke it and began to give it to them. 30 When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them.
31 Their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. But then he disappeared from their sight. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.
32 They said to each other, "He talked with us on the road. He opened the Scriptures to us. Weren't our hearts burning inside us during that time?" 32 They asked each other, "Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?"
33 They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them. They were all gathered together. 33 They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together
34 They were saying, "It's true! The Lord has risen! He has appeared to Simon!" 34 and saying, "It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon."
35 Then the two of them told what had happened to them on the way. They told how they had recognized Jesus when he broke the bread. 35 Then the two told what had happened on the way, and how Jesus was recognized by them when he broke the bread.
36 The disciples were still talking about this when Jesus himself suddenly stood among them. He said, "May peace be with you!" 36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."
37 They were surprised and terrified. They thought they were seeing a ghost. 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost.
38 Jesus said to them, "Why are you troubled? Why do you have doubts in your minds? 38 He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?
39 Look at my hands and my feet. It is really I! Touch me and see. A ghost does not have a body or bones. But you can see that I do." 39 Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself ! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have."
40 After he said that, he showed them his hands and feet. 40 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and feet.
41 But they still did not believe it. They were amazed and filled with joy. So Jesus asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?" 41 And while they still did not believe it because of joy and amazement, he asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"
42 They gave him a piece of cooked fish. 42 They gave him a piece of broiled fish,
43 He took it and ate it in front of them. 43 and he took it and ate it in their presence.
44 Jesus said to them, "This is what I told you while I was still with you. Everything written about me must happen. Everything written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms must come true." 44 He said to them, "This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms."
45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures. 45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
46 He told them, "This is what is written. The Christ will suffer. He will rise from the dead on the third day. 46 He told them, "This is what is written: The Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,
47 His followers will preach in his name. They will tell others to turn away from their sins and be forgiven. People from every nation will hear it, beginning at Jerusalem. 47 and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
48 You have seen these things with your own eyes. 48 You are witnesses of these things.
49 "I am going to send you what my Father has promised. But for now, stay in the city. Stay there until you have received power from heaven." 49 I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high."
50 Jesus led his disciples out to the area near Bethany. Then he lifted up his hands and blessed them. 50 When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
51 While he was blessing them, he left them. He was taken up into heaven. 51 While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.
52 Then they worshiped him. With great joy, they returned to Jerusalem. 52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53 Every day they went to the temple, praising God. 53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.