Until the day that he was taken up, after that he through the holy Ghost, had given commandments unto the Apostles, whom he had chosen:

[a]To whom also he presented himself alive after that he had suffered, by many [b]infallible tokens, being seen of them by the space of forty days, and speaking of those things which appertained to the kingdom of God.

(A)And when he had [c]gathered them together, he commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, (B)which said he, ye have heard of me.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 1:3 Christ did not straightway ascend into heaven after his resurrection: because he would thoroughly prove his resurrection: and with his presence confirm his Apostles in the doctrine, which they had heard.
  2. Acts 1:3 He calleth those infallible tokens, which are otherwise [termed] necessary: now in that Christ spake, and walked, and ate, and was felt of many, these are sure signs and tokens that he truly rose again.
  3. Acts 1:4 They were dispersed here and there, but he gathereth them together that they might altogether be witnesses of his resurrection.

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