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Jesus’ Departure

50 Then[a] Jesus[b] led them out as far as Bethany,[c] and lifting up his hands, he blessed them.

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  1. Luke 24:50 tn Here δέ (de) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
  2. Luke 24:50 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
  3. Luke 24:50 sn Bethany was village on the Mount of Olives about 2 mi (3 km) from Jerusalem; see John 11:1, 18.