Acts 13:31

31 and for many days 1he appeared to those 2who had come up with him 3from Galilee to Jerusalem, 4who are now 5his witnesses to the people.

Acts 13:31 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 13:31

And he was seen many days
Forty days, at certain times,

of them which came up with him from Galilee;
which though true of several women who followed him from Galilee, and to whom he appeared after his resurrection, as Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and Salome the mother of Zebedee's children, and others; yet is chiefly to be understood of the apostles of Christ, who were Galilaeans, and came with Christ from that country to Jerusalem, when he came thither to suffer and die:

who are his witnesses unto the people;
not only of his resurrection, though of that chiefly, but of all that he did and suffered in Galilee and Judea.

Acts 13:31 In-Context

29 And when they had carried out all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb.
30 But God raised him from the dead,
31 and for many days he appeared to those who had come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people.
32 And we bring you the good news that what God promised to the fathers,
33 this he has fulfilled to us their children by raising Jesus, as also it is written in the second Psalm, "'You are my Son, today I have begotten you.'

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