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Luke 24 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Jesus Is Risen!

(Mat 28:1–10; Mar 16:1–8; Jhn 20:1–10 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:1 -

Now on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:2 - And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:3 - but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:4 - And it happened that while they were perplexed about this, behold, two men suddenly stood near them in dazzling clothing,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:5 - and when the women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living One among the dead?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:6 - “He is not here, but He has [fn]risen. Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:7 - saying that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:8 - And they remembered His words,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:9 - and when they returned from the tomb, they reported all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:10 - Now Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the rest of the women with them were there; they were telling these things to the apostles.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:11 - But these words appeared [fn]to them as nonsense, and they were not believing them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:12 - But Peter stood up and ran to the tomb; and stooping to look in, he *saw the linen wrappings [fn]only. And he went away by himself, marveling at what had happened.

The Road to Emmaus

(Mar 16:12, 13 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:13 -

And behold, two of them were going that same day to a village named Emmaus, which was [fn]sixty stadia from Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:14 - And they were conversing with each other about all these things which had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:15 - And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus Himself approached and was going with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:16 - But their eyes were prevented from recognizing Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:17 - And He said to them, “What are these words that you are discussing with one another as you are walking?” And they stood still, looking sad.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:18 - And one of them, named Cleopas, answered and said to Him, “Are You [fn]the only one visiting Jerusalem and unaware of the things which have happened here in these days?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:19 - And He said to them, “What things?” And they said to Him, “The things about Jesus the Nazarene, who was a mighty prophet in deed and word in the sight of God and all the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:20 - and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered Him to the sentence of death, and crucified Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:21 - “But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is the third day since these things happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:22 - “But also some women among us astounded us. When they were at the tomb early in the morning,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:23 - and not finding His body, they came, saying that they had also seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:24 - “Some of those who were with us went to the tomb and found it just exactly as the women also said, but Him they did not see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:25 - And He said to them, “O foolish ones and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:26 - “Was it not necessary for the [fn]Christ to suffer these things and to enter into His glory?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:27 - Then beginning [fn]with Moses and [fn]with all the prophets, He interpreted to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:28 -

And they approached the village where they were going, and He acted as though He were going farther.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:29 - But they urged Him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, for it is toward evening, and the day [fn]is now nearly over.” So He went in to stay with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:30 - And it happened that when He had reclined at the table with them, He took the bread and blessed it, and after breaking it, He was giving it to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:31 - Then their eyes were opened and they recognized Him. And He vanished from [fn]their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:32 - And they said to one another, “[fn]Were not our hearts burning within us while He was speaking to us on the road, while He was opening the Scriptures to us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:33 - And they stood up that very hour and returned to Jerusalem, and found gathered together the eleven and those with them,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:34 - who were saying, “The Lord has really risen and has appeared to Simon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:35 - And they were relating [fn]their experiences on the road and how He was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread.

Jesus Appears to His Disciples

(Jhn 20:19–23; Act 1:3–5; 1Co 15:5 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:36 -

Now while they were telling these things, He Himself stood in their midst and *said to them, “Peace to you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:37 - But being startled and frightened, they were thinking that they were seeing a spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:38 - And He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your [fn]hearts?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:39 - “See My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself; touch Me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:40 - And when He had said this, He showed them His hands and His feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:41 - And while they still were not believing because of their joy and were still marveling, He said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:42 - They gave Him a piece of a broiled fish,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:43 - and He took it and ate it before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:44 -

Now He said to them, “These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:45 - Then He opened their [fn]minds to understand the Scriptures,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:46 - and He said to them, “Thus it is written, that the [fn]Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:47 - and that repentance [fn]for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed [fn]in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:48 - “You are witnesses of these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:49 - “And behold, I am sending the promise of My Father upon you, but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”

The Ascension

(Mar 16:19, 20; Act 1:9 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:50 -

And He led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up His hands, He blessed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:51 - And it happened that while He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:52 - And they, after worshiping Him, returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:53 - and were continually in the temple blessing God.
LSB Footnotes
Or been raised
Lit in their sight
Or by themselves
Approx. 7 mi. or 11 km, a stadion was approx. 607 ft. or 185 m
Or visiting Jerusalem alone
Lit from
Lit from
Lit has now declined
Lit them
Lit Was not our heart
Lit the things
Lit heart
Lit mind
Later mss and forgiveness
Or on the basis of
See the LSB Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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