35 They began to relate [a]their experiences on the road and how He was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread.
36 While they were telling these things, He Himself stood in their midst and *said to them, “Peace be to you.”37 But they were startled and frightened and thought that they were seeing a spirit.38 And He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your [b]hearts?39 See My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself; touch Me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.”40 And when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His feet.41 While they still [c]could not believe it because of their joy and amazement, He said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?”42 They gave Him a piece of a broiled fish;43 and He took it and ate it before them.
44 Now He said to them, “These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”45 Then He opened their [d]minds to understand the Scriptures,46 and He said to them, “Thus it is written, that the [e]Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,47 and that repentance [f]for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed [g]in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.48 You are witnesses of these things.
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