Add parallel Print Page Options

The Apostles Commissioned(A)

19 (B)Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were [a]assembled, for (C)fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, (D)“Peace be with you.” 20 When He had said this, He (E)showed them His hands and His side. (F)Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.

21 So Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you! (G)As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” 22 And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 (H)If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. John 20:19 NU omits assembled

Jesus Appears to His Disciples

19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders,(A) Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace(B) be with you!”(C) 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side.(D) The disciples were overjoyed(E) when they saw the Lord.

21 Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you!(F) As the Father has sent me,(G) I am sending you.”(H) 22 And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.(I) 23 If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.”(J)

Read full chapter

(A)to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many [a]infallible proofs, being seen by them during forty days and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God.

The Holy Spirit Promised

(B)And being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, “which,” He said, “you have (C)heard from Me; (D)for John truly baptized with water, (E)but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Acts 1:3 unmistakable

After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them(A) over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.(B) On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait(C) for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.(D) For John baptized with[a] water,(E) but in a few days you will be baptized with[b] the Holy Spirit.”(F)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Acts 1:5 Or in
  2. Acts 1:5 Or in

(A)and that He was seen by [a]Cephas, then (B)by the twelve.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 15:5 Peter

and that he appeared to Cephas,[a](A) and then to the Twelve.(B)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 15:5 That is, Peter