44 Then He told them, “These are My words(A) that I spoke to you while I was still with you—that everything written about Me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets,(B) and the Psalms(C) must be fulfilled.” 45 Then He opened their minds(D) to understand(E) the Scriptures. 46 He also said to them, “This is what is written:[a] The Messiah would suffer and rise from the dead the third day,(F) 47 and repentance for[b] forgiveness of sins(G) would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations,(H) beginning at Jerusalem.(I) 48 You are witnesses(J) of these things.

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  1. Luke 24:46 Other mss add and thus it was necessary that
  2. Luke 24:47 Other mss read repentance and

For I passed on to you(A) as most important what I also received:

that Christ died(B) for our sins
according to the Scriptures,(C)
that He was buried,(D)
that He was raised on the third day(E)
according to the Scriptures,(F)
and that He appeared to Cephas,(G)
then to the Twelve.(H)

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