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Luke 24:53

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

Read Luke 24:53 Using Other Translations

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

What does Luke 24:53 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
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.

Amen;
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).
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