17 He asked them, “What are you discussing together as you walk along?”

They stood still, their faces downcast. 18 One of them, named Cleopas,(A) asked him, “Are you the only one visiting Jerusalem who does not know the things that have happened there in these days?”

19 “What things?” he asked.

“About Jesus of Nazareth,”(B) they replied. “He was a prophet,(C) powerful in word and deed before God and all the people. 20 The chief priests and our rulers(D) handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him; 21 but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel.(E) And what is more, it is the third day(F) since all this took place.

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