49 “And now I will send the Holy Spirit[a] upon you, just as my Father promised. Don’t begin telling others yet—stay here in the city until* the Holy Spirit comes and fills you with power from heaven.”
50 Then Jesus led them out along the road to Bethany,[b] and lifting his hands to heaven, he blessed them, 51 and then began rising into the sky, and went on to heaven.Read full chapter
- Luke 24:49 the Holy Spirit, implied; literally, “the promise of my Father.” Don’t begin telling others yet—stay here in the city until, literally, “But wait here in the city until.” The paraphrase relates this to v. 47.
- Luke 24:50 along the road to Bethany, implied; Bethany was a mile or so away, across the valley on the Mount of Olives.