Other Appearances

36 Now while they were telling these things, (A)Jesus Himself suddenly stood in their midst and *said to them, “Peace be to you.” 37 But they were startled and frightened, and thought that they were looking at (B)a spirit. 38 And He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why are doubts arising in your [a]hearts? 39 (C)See My hands and My feet, that [b]it is I Myself; (D)touch Me and see, because a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you plainly see that I have.” 40 And when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His feet. 41 While they still [c](E)could not believe it because of their joy and astonishment, He said to them, (F)Have you anything here to eat?” 42 They served Him a piece of broiled fish; 43 and He took it and (G)ate it in front of them.

44 Now He said to them, (H)These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all the things that are written about Me in the (I)Law of Moses and the Prophets and (J)the Psalms must be fulfilled.” 45 Then He (K)opened their [d]minds to understand the Scriptures, 46 and He said to them, (L)So it is written, that the [e]Christ would suffer and (M)rise from the dead on the third day, 47 and that (N)repentance [f]for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed [g]in His name to (O)all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem. 48 You are (P)witnesses of these things. 49 And behold, (Q)I am sending the promise of My Father upon you; but (R)you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 24:38 Lit heart
  2. Luke 24:39 Lit I Myself am
  3. Luke 24:41 Lit were disbelieving
  4. Luke 24:45 Lit mind
  5. Luke 24:46 I.e., Messiah
  6. Luke 24:47 Later mss and forgiveness
  7. Luke 24:47 Or on the basis of