Then the Lord will go out and fight(A) against those nations, as he fights on a day of battle.(B) On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives,(C) east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split(D) in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half of the mountain moving north and half moving south.

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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