Luke 24:52

52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.

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Luke 24:52 in Other Translations

KJV
52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:
ESV
52 And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
NLT
52 So they worshiped him and then returned to Jerusalem filled with great joy.
MSG
52 And they were on their knees, worshiping him. They returned to Jerusalem bursting with joy.
CSB
52 After worshiping Him, they returned to Jerusalem with great joy.

Luke 24:52 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 24:52

And they worshipped him
Not with a civil worship, as he was sometimes worshipped by men, in the days of his flesh, who, though they took him for some extraordinary person, knew him not to be the Son of God; but with religious worship as God: for by his resurrection from the dead, Christ was declared to be the Son of God, and both by that, and by his going to his Father, his ascension to heaven, the disciples were more confirmed in his proper deity, and divine sonship; and therefore worshipped him as God; by calling upon his name, ascribing blessings and honour, and glory, to him; by making him the object of their reverence and fear; and by trusting in him; and by doing every religious act in his name, and which they ever after continued to do:

and returned to Jerusalem:
as they were ordered, where they were to tarry and wait for the pouring down of the Spirit: and this they did

with great joy;
for though their Lord was parted from them, and was gone to heaven, this did not cause sorrow, as did his death, but, on the contrary, joy, even great joy; partly because of the glory he was entered into, and possessed of; and partly on account of what he was gone to do for them; to appear in the presence of God for them, to make intercession for them, to take possession of heaven in their name, and to prepare a place for them, as well as to receive gifts for them; and now they return to Jerusalem with great cheerfulness, in full hope and expectation, yea, assurance of faith, that they should shortly receive the promise of the Father.

Luke 24:52 In-Context

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 and was taken up into heaven.
52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.
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