Acts 10:41

41 He was not seen by all the people, but by witnesses whom God had already chosen—by us who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.

Acts 10:41 in Other Translations

KJV
41 Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
ESV
41 not to all the people but to us who had been chosen by God as witnesses, who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.
NLT
41 not to the general public, but to us whom God had chosen in advance to be his witnesses. We were those who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.
MSG
41 Not everyone saw him - he wasn't put on public display. Witnesses had been carefully handpicked by God beforehand - us! We were the ones, there to eat and drink with him after he came back from the dead.
CSB
41 not by all the people, but by us, witnesses appointed beforehand by God, who ate and drank with Him after He rose from the dead.

Acts 10:41 In-Context

39 “We are witnesses of everything he did in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They killed him by hanging him on a cross,
40 but God raised him from the dead on the third day and caused him to be seen.
41 He was not seen by all the people, but by witnesses whom God had already chosen—by us who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.
42 He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead.
43 All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”

Cross References 2

  • 1. John 14:17,22
  • 2. Luke 24:43; John 21:13; Acts 1:4
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