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Luke 24 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Resurrection

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

But 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 - While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men suddenly stood near them in gleaming clothing;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:5 - and as [fn]the women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why are you seeking 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 handed over to sinful men, and be crucified, and on the third day rise from the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:8 - And they remembered His words,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:9 - and returned from the tomb and reported all these things to the eleven, and to all the rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:10 - Now these women were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James; also the other women with them were telling these things to the apostles.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:11 - But these words appeared [fn]to them as nonsense, and they would not believe [fn]the women.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:12 - Nevertheless, Peter got up and ran to the tomb; and when he stooped and looked in, he *saw the linen wrappings [fn]only; and he went away to his [fn]home, marveling at what had happened.

The Road to Emmaus

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

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:14 - And they were talking with each other about all these things which had taken place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:15 - While they were talking and discussing, Jesus Himself approached and began traveling with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:16 - But their eyes were kept from recognizing Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:17 - And He said to them, “What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?” And they came to a stop, looking sad.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:18 - One of them, named Cleopas, answered and said to Him, “Are You possibly the only one living near Jerusalem [fn]who does not know about the things that happened here in these days?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:19 - And He said to them, “What sort of things?” And they said to Him, “Those about Jesus the Nazarene, who proved to be a prophet mighty 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 handed Him over to be sentenced to death, and crucified Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:21 - “But we [fn]were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is now the third day since these things happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:22 - “But also some women among us left us bewildered. When they were at the tomb early in the morning,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:23 - and did not find 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 - “And so some of those who were with us went to the tomb, and found it just exactly as the women also had said; but Him they did not see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:25 - And then He said to them, [fn]You foolish men 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 come into His glory?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:27 - Then beginning [fn]with Moses and [fn]with all the Prophets, He explained to them the things written about Himself in all the Scriptures.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:28 -

And they approached the village where they were going, and He gave the impression that He was going farther.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:29 - And so they strongly urged Him, saying, “Stay with us, for it is getting 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 came about, when He had reclined at the table with them, that He took the bread and blessed it, and He broke it and began giving it to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:31 - And then their eyes were opened and they recognized Him; and He vanished from [fn]their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:32 - They said to one another, “[fn]Were our hearts not burning within us when He was speaking to us on the road, while He was [fn]explaining the Scriptures to us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:33 - And they got up that very hour and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together and those who were with them,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:34 - saying, “The Lord has really risen and has appeared to Simon!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:35 - They began to relate [fn]their experiences on the road, and how He was recognized by them at the breaking of the bread.

Other Appearances

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

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:37 - But they were startled and frightened, and thought that they were looking at a spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:38 - And He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why are doubts arising in your [fn]hearts?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:39 - “See My hands and My feet, that [fn]it is I Myself; touch Me and see, because a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you plainly 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 - While they still [fn]could not believe it because of their joy and astonishment, He said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:42 - They served Him a piece of broiled fish;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:43 - and He took it and ate it in front of 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 the things that 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, “So it is written, that the [fn]Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on 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 He lifted up His hands and blessed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:51 - 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 [fn]praising God.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit they
Or been raised
Lit in their sight
Lit them
Or by themselves
Lit own home
Possibly about 7 miles or 11.3 km; a Roman stadion perhaps averaged 607 ft. or 185 m
Lit and you do not know
Or expected that
Lit O foolish
I.e., Messiah
Lit from
Lit from
Lit has now declined
Lit them
Lit Was our heart
Lit opening
Lit the things
Lit heart
Lit I Myself am
Lit were disbelieving
Lit mind
I.e., Messiah
Later mss and forgiveness
Or on the basis of
Lit blessing
See the NASB20 Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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