Luke 24:53

53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.

Luke 24:53 in Other Translations

53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.
53 and were continually in the temple blessing God.
53 And they spent all of their time in the Temple, praising God.
53 They spent all their time in the Temple praising God. Yes.
53 And they were continually in the temple complex blessing God.

Luke 24:53 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 24:53

And were continually in the temple
At the time of worship, at the hours of prayer, or of public service; and perhaps always privately in an upper room in it, where they, with others, met frequently, and continued, with one accord, in prayer and supplication; (See Gill on Acts 1:14), a practice worthy of imitation, whether in the public or private way:

praising, and blessing God;
for his Son Jesus Christ, who had died for their sins, was risen again for their justification, and was now ascended into heaven, to be their advocate there; and for all spiritual bless his Gospel to every creature.

so let him be praised, and blessed by all the saints, for all that is contained in this Gospel. In a manuscript copy of Beza's, it is added,

``the Gospel according to Saint Luke was published fifteen years after the ascension of Christ;''

(See Gill on Luke 1:1).

Luke 24:53 In-Context

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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