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

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  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

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