Luke 24:50-53

The Ascension

50 Then 1he led them out as far as 2Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them.
51 While he blessed them, 3he parted from them and was carried up into heaven.
52 And they 4worshiped him and 5returned to Jerusalem 6with great joy,
53 and 7were continually in the temple 8blessing God.

Luke 24:50-53 In-Context

48 You are witnesses of these things.
49 And behold, I am sending the promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high."
50 Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them.
51 While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven.
52 And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
53 and were continually in the temple blessing God.

Cross References 8

  • 1. Acts 1:12
  • 2. Matthew 21:17; John 11:18
  • 3. See Mark 16:19
  • 4. Matthew 28:9
  • 5. [See ver. 50 above]
  • 6. See John 16:22
  • 7. Acts 2:46; Acts 3:1; Acts 5:21, 42
  • 8. Luke 1:64; Luke 2:28
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