19 After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven(A) and he sat at the right hand of God.(B)

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20 Then the disciples went out and preached everywhere, and the Lord worked with them and confirmed his word by the signs(A) that accompanied it.

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The Ascension of Jesus

50 When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany,(A) he lifted up his hands and blessed them. 51 While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.(B) 52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy. 53 And they stayed continually at the temple,(C) praising God.

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After he said this, he was taken up(A) before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.

10 They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white(B) stood beside them. 11 “Men of Galilee,”(C) they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back(D) in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.”

Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas

12 Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem(E) from the hill called the Mount of Olives,(F) a Sabbath day’s walk[a] from the city.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 1:12 That is, about 5/8 mile or about 1 kilometer