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Acts 1:2-4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had [a]by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. To [b]these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God. [c]Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for [d]what the Father had promised, “Which,” He said, “you heard of from Me;


  1. Acts 1:2 Or through
  2. Acts 1:3 Lit whom
  3. Acts 1:4 Or eating with; or lodging with
  4. Acts 1:4 Lit the promise of the Father
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Acts 1:2-4 New International Version (NIV)

until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.

New International Version (NIV)

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