Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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.

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.

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 I have given an earlier account, O Theophilus, of all the things which Jesus did, and of his teaching from the first, 2 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: 3 And to whom he gave clear and certain signs that he was living, after his death; for he was seen by them for forty days, and gave them teaching about the kingdom of God:


Cross References

John 13:18

I am not talking of you all: I have knowledge of my true disciples, but things are as they are, so that the Writings may come true, The foot of him who takes bread with me is lifted up against me.

John 20:21

And Jesus said to them again, May peace be with you! As the Father sent me, even so I now send you.

Acts 1:9

And when he had said these things, while they were looking, he was taken up, and went from their view into a cloud.

Acts 10:38

About Jesus of Nazareth, how God gave the Holy Spirit to him, with power: and how he went about doing good and making well all who were troubled by evil spirits, for God was with him.

Isaiah 11:2-3

And the spirit of the Lord will be resting on him, the spirit of wisdom and good sense, the spirit of wise guiding and strength, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord;

Isaiah 42:1

See my servant, whom I am supporting, my loved one, in whom I take delight: I have put my spirit on him; he will give the knowledge of the true God to the nations.

Isaiah 48:16

Come near to me, and give ear to this; from the start I did not keep it secret; from the time of its coming into existence I was there: and now the Lord God has sent me, and given me his spirit.

Isaiah 59:20-21

And as a saviour he will come to Zion, turning away sin from Jacob, says the Lord.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

Matthew 3:16

And Jesus, having been given baptism, straight away went up from the water; and, the heavens opening, he saw the Spirit of God coming down on him as a dove;

Matthew 10:1-4

And he got together his twelve disciples and gave them the power of driving out unclean spirits, and of making well all sorts of disease and pain.

Matthew 12:28

But if I by the Spirit of God send out evil spirits, then is the kingdom of God come on you.

Matthew 28:19-20

Go then, and make disciples of all the nations, giving them baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:

Mark 3:14-19

And he took twelve to be with him, so that he might send them out as preachers,

Mark 6:30

And the twelve came together to Jesus; and they gave him an account of all the things they had done, and all they had been teaching.

Mark 16:15-19

And he said to them, Go into all the world, and give the good news to everyone.

Luke 6:13-16

And the day came and, turning to his disciples, he made a selection from among them of twelve, to whom he gave the name of Apostles;

Luke 9:51

And it came about that when the days were near for him to be taken up, his face was turned to go to Jerusalem,

Luke 24:45-49

Then he made the holy Writings clear to their minds.

Luke 24:51

And while he was doing so, he went from them and was taken up into heaven.

John 1:16

From his full measure we have all been given grace on grace.

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent says God's words; and God does not give him the Spirit by measure.

John 6:62

What then will you say if you see the Son of man going up to where he was before?

John 6:70

Then Jesus said, Did I not make a selection of you, the twelve, and one of you is a son of the Evil One?

John 13:1

Now before the feast of the Passover, it was clear to Jesus that the time had come for him to go away from this world to the Father. Having once had love for those in the world who were his, his love for them went on to the end.

John 13:3

Jesus, being conscious that the Father had put everything into his hands, and that he came from God and was going to God,

John 16:28

I came out from the Father and have come into the world: again, I go away from the world and go to the Father.

John 17:13

And now I come to you; and these things I say in the world so that they may have my joy complete in them.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, Do not put your hand on me, for I have not gone up to the Father: but go to my brothers and say to them, I go up to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.

Acts 1:11

And said, O men of Galilee, why are you looking up into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken from you into heaven, will come again, in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.

Acts 1:13

And when they came in, they went up into the room where they were living; Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James, the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas, the son of James.

Acts 10:40-42

On the third day God gave him back to life, and let him be seen,

Galatians 1:1

Paul, an Apostle (not from men, and not through man, but through Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who made him come back from the dead),

Ephesians 2:20

Resting on the base of the Apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief keystone,

Ephesians 4:8-10

For this reason he says, He went up on high, taking his prisoners with him, and gave freely to men.

1 Timothy 3:16

And without argument, great is the secret of religion: He who was seen in the flesh, who was given God's approval in the spirit, was seen by the angels, of whom the good news was given among the nations, in whom the world had faith, who was taken up in glory.

Hebrews 6:19-20

And this hope is like a strong band for our souls, fixed and certain, and going in to that which is inside the veil;

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not go into a holy place which had been made by men's hands as the copy of the true one; but he went into heaven itself, and now takes his place before the face of God for us.

1 Peter 3:22

Who has gone into heaven, and is at the right hand of God, angels and authorities and powers having been put under his rule.

2 Peter 3:2

So that you may keep in mind the words of the holy prophets in the past, and the law of the Lord and Saviour which was given to you by his Apostles.

Revelation 1:1

The Revelation of Jesus Christ which God gave him so that his servants might have knowledge of the things which will quickly take place: and he sent and made it clear by his angel to his servant John;

Revelation 2:7

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give of the fruit of the tree of life, which is in the Paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches. He who overcomes will not come under the power of the second death.

Revelation 2:17

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give of the secret manna, and I will give him a white stone, and on the stone a new name, of which no one has knowledge but he to whom it is given.

Revelation 2:29

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:13

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:16

So because you are not one thing or the other, I will have no more to do with you.

Revelation 3:22

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the town had twelve bases, and on them the twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.

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