New Living Translation
While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as he was blessing them, he was separated from them and was carried up into heaven.
World English Bible
It happened, while he blessed them, that he withdrew from them, and was carried up into heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
and it came to pass, in his blessing them, he was parted from them, and was borne up to the heaven;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:51 And while he was blessing them, he was parted from them - It was much more proper that our Lord should ascend into heaven, than that he should rise from the dead, in the sight of the apostles. For his resurrection was proved when they saw him alive after his passion: but they could not see him in heaven while they continued on earth.
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'Now, upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came onto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them. 2. And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre. 3. And they entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus. 4. And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments: 5. And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them, …
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When the Lord Jesus had finished talking with them, he was taken up into heaven and sat down in the place of honor at God's right hand.
Then Jesus led them to Bethany, and lifting his hands to heaven, he blessed them.
So they worshiped him and then returned to Jerusalem filled with great joy.
After saying this, he was taken up into a cloud while they were watching, and they could no longer see him.
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