Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

up until the day He returned to heaven. [Just before that time] He had given [certain] instructions to His [specially] selected apostles through [the direction of] the Holy Spirit.

New American Standard Bible

until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen.

King James Version

Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:

Holman Bible

until the day He was taken up, after He had given orders through the Holy Spirit to the apostles He had chosen.

International Standard Version

up to the day when he was taken up to heaven after giving orders by the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.

A Conservative Version

until a day in which he was taken up, having commanded, through Holy Spirit, the apostles whom he chose,

American Standard Version

until the day in which he was received up, after that he had given commandment through the Holy Spirit unto the apostles whom he had chosen:

Amplified

until the day when He ascended to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given instruction to the apostles (special messengers) whom He had chosen.

Anderson New Testament

till the day on which he was taken up, after he had, through the Holy Spirit, given commandments to the apostles whom he had chosen.

Bible in Basic English

Till the day when he was taken up to heaven after he had given his orders, through the Holy Spirit, to the Apostles of whom he had made selection:

Common New Testament

until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after he had given orders through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.

Daniel Mace New Testament

after he had given the apostles he had chosen, the orders they were to execute by the holy spirit.

Darby Translation

until that day in which, having by the Holy Spirit charged the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up;

Godbey New Testament

from the day on which, having given commandment through the Holy Ghost to the apostles whom He had chosen, He was received up.

Goodspeed New Testament

until the day when through the holy Spirit he gave the apostles he had chosen their instructions, and was taken up to heaven.

John Wesley New Testament

Until the day he was taken up, after having thro' the Holy Ghost given commandment to the apostles, whom he had chosen:

Julia Smith Translation

Till the day having commanded the sent whom he chose through the Holy Spirit, he was taken up:

King James 2000

Until the day in which he was taken up, after he through the Holy Spirit had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:

Lexham Expanded Bible

until the day he was taken up, [after he] had given orders through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen,

Modern King James verseion

until the day He was taken up, having given directions to the apostles whom He chose, through the Holy Spirit;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

until the day in the which he was taken up; after that he, through the holy ghost, had given commandments unto the apostles, which he had chosen:

Moffatt New Testament

down to the day when, after issuing his orders by the holy Spirit to the disciples whom he had chosen, he was taken up to heaven.

Montgomery New Testament

after giving instructions through the Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up to heaven.

NET Bible

until the day he was taken up to heaven, after he had given orders by the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.

New Heart English Bible

until the day in which he was received up, after he had given commandment through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.

Noyes New Testament

until the day in which, after he had through the Holy Spirit given commandments to the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up;

Sawyer New Testament

till the day that having given charge to the apostles whom he chose by the Holy Spirit he was taken up;

The Emphasized Bible

Until the day when, having given command unto the apostles, whom through Holy Spirit he had chosen, he was taken up;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

until that day, when having given a charge to his apostles through the Holy Ghost, whom he had chosen, he was taken up:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Down to that day on which he was taken up to Heaven, after he had, by the help of the Holy Spirit, given instructions to the Apostles whom he had chosen.

Webster

Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom he had chosen:

Weymouth New Testament

after giving instruction through the Holy Spirit to the Apostles whom He had chosen, He was taken up to Heaven.

Williams New Testament

up to the day when through the Holy Spirit He gave the apostles whom He had chosen their orders, and then was taken up to heaven.

World English Bible

until the day in which he was received up, after he had given commandment through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.

Worrell New Testament

until the day in which He was taken up, after having given commandment, through the Holy Spirit, to the apostles whom He chose;

Worsley New Testament

till the day in which He was taken up, after He had by the holy Spirit given instructions to the apostles whom He had chosen:

Youngs Literal Translation

till the day in which, having given command, through the Holy Spirit, to the apostles whom he did choose out, he was taken up,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἄχρι ἄχρις 
Achri 
until, unto, till, till 9 , until 9, while 9, even to,
Usage: 43

the day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

in which
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

he was taken up
ἀναλαμβάνω 
Analambano 
take up, receive up, take, take in, take into
Usage: 13

after that he
ἐντέλλομαι 
Entellomai 
Usage: 10

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ἐντέλλομαι 
Entellomai 
Usage: 10

ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

References

Context Readings

The Preface

1 [Dear] Theophilus, in my former letter [i.e., the Gospel of Luke] I wrote to you concerning what all Jesus did and taught since the beginning [of His ministry], 2 up until the day He returned to heaven. [Just before that time] He had given [certain] instructions to His [specially] selected apostles through [the direction of] the Holy Spirit. 3 Now, following His death on the cross [and resurrection], Jesus appeared alive [to His apostles] for forty days, and demonstrated by many convincing proofs [that He had been raised bodily from the dead]. [During that time] He also spoke to them about the [coming] kingdom of God.


Cross References

John 13:18

"I am not talking about all of you; for I know the ones I have chosen [i.e., which of the twelve apostles would be faithful]. But let the Scripture [Psa. 41:9] be fulfilled [that says], 'The person who eats with me has [viciously] turned against me.'

John 20:21

Jesus said to them again, "May there be peace in your hearts. Just as the Father has sent me, so I am sending you."

Acts 1:9

And when Jesus had said these things, just as the apostles were watching [Him], He was taken up by a cloud [and disappeared] out of their sight.

Acts 10:38

This message was about Jesus from Nazareth and how God specially chose Him [and signified it] by giving Him the Holy Spirit and power. He traveled all over doing good [for people] and healing everyone who was [being] oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Acts 10:38-3

This message was about Jesus from Nazareth and how God specially chose Him [and signified it] by giving Him the Holy Spirit and power. He traveled all over doing good [for people] and healing everyone who was [being] oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Acts 10:38

This message was about Jesus from Nazareth and how God specially chose Him [and signified it] by giving Him the Holy Spirit and power. He traveled all over doing good [for people] and healing everyone who was [being] oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Acts 10:38

This message was about Jesus from Nazareth and how God specially chose Him [and signified it] by giving Him the Holy Spirit and power. He traveled all over doing good [for people] and healing everyone who was [being] oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Acts 10:38-21

This message was about Jesus from Nazareth and how God specially chose Him [and signified it] by giving Him the Holy Spirit and power. He traveled all over doing good [for people] and healing everyone who was [being] oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Acts 10:38

This message was about Jesus from Nazareth and how God specially chose Him [and signified it] by giving Him the Holy Spirit and power. He traveled all over doing good [for people] and healing everyone who was [being] oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Matthew 3:16

After Jesus was immersed [by John], He came up out of the water and heaven was opened up before Him and He saw the Holy Spirit from God descending, as a dove, and landing upon Him.

Matthew 10:1-4

Jesus then called His twelve apostles [see next verse] to Him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal all kinds of diseases and illnesses.

Matthew 12:28

But if I drive out evil spirits by [the power of] the Holy Spirit, then [that is evidence that] the kingdom of God has come into your midst [i.e., by my presence and ministry].

Matthew 28:19-20

So, as you go, make disciples out of people from all the nations, then immerse believers [See Mark 16:15-16] into the name of [i.e., to enter a relationship with] the Father, and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

Mark 3:14-19

He appointed twelve apostles to travel with Him, whom He could send out to preach

Mark 6:30

Then the apostles got together with Jesus and told Him everything they had done and taught [on their mission].

Mark 16:15-19

Then He said to them, "You [men] go into the entire world and preach the good news to every person.

Luke 6:13-16

And when it was daylight, He called His disciples and chose from among them twelve, whom He also called apostles.

Luke 9:51

And it happened when the time came for Jesus to be taken up [to heaven] that He firmly determined to go to Jerusalem.

Luke 24:45-49

Then He opened their minds [miraculously ?] so they would understand the Scriptures.

Luke 24:51

And it happened, as He was blessing them, that He left them and was taken up to heaven.

John 1:16

For we have all received from His full richness one favor after another.

John 3:34

For the One whom God has sent [i.e., Jesus] speaks the words of God, for He [i.e., God] does not give the Holy Spirit in a limited quantity [i.e., to Jesus. See next verse].

John 6:62

Then what if you were to see the Son of man going up [i.e., to heaven] where He was before?

John 6:70

Jesus answered them, "Did I not choose [all] twelve of you, and one of you is a devil?" [Note: The word "devil" means "adversary" or "opponent"].

John 13:1

Now it was before the Passover Festival [was to begin] and Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and return to the Father. Those [living] in the world, whom He had loved, and who were His own [disciples], He continued to love [dearly] to the very end [i.e., of His life on earth].

John 13:3

Jesus, who knew that the Father had given Him complete authority, [also] knew that He had come from God and was [about] to return to God.

John 16:28

I came from the Father into this world and now I am leaving the world and returning to the Father."

John 17:13

But now I am coming to you, and I am speaking these things [while still] in the world, so that they [i.e., the apostles] may have my joy within them in all its fullness.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Do not hold on to me, for I have not ascended to the Father yet [Note: Apparently Jesus was discouraging Mary from embracing Him in worship as was done in Matt. 28:9, and thereby causing a delay of when the rest of the disciples would learn of His resurrection], but go to my brothers and tell them [I said] 'I am [about] to ascend to my Father and to your Father, and to my God and your God.'"

Acts 1:11

and said, "You men from Galilee, why are you standing there looking up at the sky? This Jesus who was received up from your presence into the sky will return in the same way you saw Him go there."

Acts 1:13

Upon arriving at the house where they were staying, they went upstairs. [Those present were]: Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James, the son of Alpheus, Simon the Zealous [one] and Judas, the son of James. [Note: Judas Iscariot, the twelfth apostle, had already committed suicide].

Acts 10:40-42

However, God raised Him up the third day and made it possible for Him to appear [following His resurrection],

Galatians 1:1

[This letter is from] Paul, an apostle, (not from [the authority of] men, or through the [agency] of a man, but by [a direct commission from] Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead).

Ephesians 2:20

[You are] built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets [See I Cor. 12:28], with Christ Jesus Himself being the principal stone by which the entire building is aligned.

Ephesians 4:8-10

Therefore, it says [Psa. 68:18], "When He ascended on high [i.e., to heaven], He led a procession of captured prisoners [behind Him] [Note: This originally referred to God leading His people in triumph over Israel's enemies, but here is applied to Christ], and gave gifts to [various] people."

1 Timothy 3:16

And without question the revealed secret of godly living is great. [It is this]: He [i.e., Christ, or God], who appeared in a fleshly body [was] vindicated [of false charges] by the Holy Spirit; [He was] seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed in throughout the world [and finally] was taken up into glory [i.e., heaven].

Hebrews 6:19-20

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, [a hope] that is safe and secure, and one that enters the curtain [i.e., figuratively, of the heavenly sanctuary],

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not enter the Holy of Holies made by hand, which is [only] a counterpart of the true one, but into heaven itself, where He now appears in God's presence for us. [See verse 12].

1 Peter 3:22

He has [now] gone to heaven, and is [seated] at the right side of God, where the angels and [other] authorities and powers have been subjected to Him.

2 Peter 3:2

to remember the words spoken to you in the past by the holy prophets, and what the Lord and Savior commanded you through your apostles.

Revelation 1:1

[This is the record of] the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave [Him] to show to His servants. [It contains] the things which were soon to happen, and Christ sent His angel [i.e., messenger] to inform His servant, [the apostle] John, [about them].

Revelation 2:7

"The person who has an ear should listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying to the churches. To the person who has victory [in the Christian life] I will give [the opportunity] to eat from the tree of life, which is in the Paradise of God." [Note: "Paradise" is equivalent to heaven. See II Cor. 12:4].

Revelation 2:11

"The person who has an ear should listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying to the churches. The person who has victory [in the Christian life] will not be harmed at all by the second death [i.e., the lake of fire. See 21:8].

Revelation 2:17

"The person who has an ear should listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying to the churches. To the person who has victory [in the Christian life] I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will [also] give him a white stone with a new name written on it, which no one understands, except the one who receives it."

Revelation 2:29

The person who has an ear should listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying to the churches."

Revelation 3:13

The person who has an ear should listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying to the churches.

Revelation 3:16

But since you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I am about to vomit you out of my mouth.

Revelation 3:22

The person who has an ear should listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying to the churches."

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb [were inscribed on them].

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