Luke 24
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1But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared.1But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.
2And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb,2And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
3but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.3but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
4While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel.4While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men suddenly stood near them in dazzling clothing;
5And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead?5and as the women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, "Why do you seek the living One among the dead?
6He is not here, but has risen. Remember how he told you, while he was still in Galilee,6"He is not here, but He has risen. Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee,
7that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men and be crucified and on the third day rise.”7saying that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again."
8And they remembered his words,8And they remembered His words,
9and returning from the tomb they told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.9and returned from the tomb and reported all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.
10Now it was Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told these things to the apostles,10Now they were Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James; also the other women with them were telling these things to the apostles.
11but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.11But these words appeared to them as nonsense, and they would not believe them.
12But Peter rose and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths by themselves; and he went home marveling at what had happened.12But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen wrappings only; and he went away to his home, marveling at what had happened.
13That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem,13And behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus, which was about seven miles from Jerusalem.
14and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened.14And they were talking with each other about all these things which had taken place.
15While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them.15While they were talking and discussing, Jesus Himself approached and began traveling with them.
16But their eyes were kept from recognizing him.16But their eyes were prevented from recognizing Him.
17And he said to them, “What is this conversation that you are holding with each other as you walk?” And they stood still, looking sad.17And He said to them, "What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?" And they stood still, looking sad.
18Then one of them, named Cleopas, answered him, “Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know the things that have happened there in these days?”18One of them, named Cleopas, answered and said to Him, "Are You the only one visiting Jerusalem and unaware of the things which have happened here in these days?"
19And he said to them, “What things?” And they said to him, “Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, a man who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people,19And He said to them, "What things?" And they said to Him, "The things about Jesus the Nazarene, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word in the sight of God and all the people,
20and how our chief priests and rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and crucified him.20and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered Him to the sentence of death, and crucified Him.
21But we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel. Yes, and besides all this, it is now the third day since these things happened.21"But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is the third day since these things happened.
22Moreover, some women of our company amazed us. They were at the tomb early in the morning,22"But also some women among us amazed us. When they were at the tomb early in the morning,
23and when they did not find his body, they came back saying that they had even seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive.23and did not find His body, they came, saying that they had also seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive.
24Some of those who were with us went to the tomb and found it just as the women had said, but him they did not see.”24"Some of those who were with us went to the tomb and found it just exactly as the women also had said; but Him they did not see."
25And he said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!25And He said to them, "O foolish men and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
26Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things and enter into his glory?”26"Was it not necessary for the Christ to suffer these things and to enter into His glory?"
27And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.27Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
28So they drew near to the village to which they were going. He acted as if he were going farther,28And they approached the village where they were going, and He acted as though He were going farther.
29but they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, for it is toward evening and the day is now far spent.” So he went in to stay with them.29But they urged Him, saying, "Stay with us, for it is getting toward evening, and the day is now nearly over." So He went in to stay with them.
30When he was at table with them, he took the bread and blessed and broke it and gave it to them.30When He had reclined at the table with them, He took the bread and blessed it, and breaking it, He began giving it to them.
31And their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. And he vanished from their sight.31Then their eyes were opened and they recognized Him; and He vanished from their sight.
32They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?”32They said to one another, "Were not our hearts burning within us while He was speaking to us on the road, while He was explaining the Scriptures to us?"
33And they rose that same hour and returned to Jerusalem. And they found the eleven and those who were with them gathered together,33And they got up that very hour and returned to Jerusalem, and found gathered together the eleven and those who were with them,
34saying, “The Lord has risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!”34saying, "The Lord has really risen and has appeared to Simon."
35Then they told what had happened on the road, and how he was known to them in the breaking of the bread.35They began to relate their experiences on the road and how He was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread.
36As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!”36While they were telling these things, He Himself stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be to you."
37But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit.37But they were startled and frightened and thought that they were seeing a spirit.
38And he said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?38And He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?
39See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me, and see. For a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.”39"See My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself; touch Me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have."
40And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his feet.40And when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His feet.
41And while they still disbelieved for joy and were marveling, he said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?”41While they still could not believe it because of their joy and amazement, He said to them, "Have you anything here to eat?"
42They gave him a piece of broiled fish,42They gave Him a piece of a broiled fish;
43and he took it and ate before them.43and He took it and ate it before them.
44Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”44Now He said to them, "These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled."
45Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,45Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,
46and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead,46and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,
47and that repentance for the forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.47and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
48You are witnesses of these things.48"You are witnesses of these things.
49And 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.”49"And behold, I am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you; but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high."
50And he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them.50And He led them out as far as Bethany, and He lifted up His hands and blessed them.
51While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven.51While He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into heaven.
52And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,52And they, after worshiping Him, returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
53and were continually in the temple blessing God.53and were continually in the temple praising God.
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