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Luke 24:51

    Luke 24:51 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he parted from them, and was carried up into heaven.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he parted from them, and was carried up into heaven.

    World English Bible

    It happened, while he blessed them, that he withdrew from them, and was carried up into heaven.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he parted from them, and was carried up into heaven.

    Definitions for Luke 24:51

    Blessed - Happy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 24:51

    Carried up into heaven - Ανεφερετο - into that heaven from which he had descended, John 1:18; John 3:13. This was forty days after his resurrection, Acts 1:3, during which time he had given the most convincing proofs of that resurrection, not only to the apostles, but to many others - to upwards of five hundred at one time, 1 Corinthians 15:6.

    As in his life they had seen the way to the kingdom, and in his death the price of the kingdom, so in his ascension they had the fullest proof of the immortality of the soul, the resurrection of the human body, and of his continual intercession at the right hand of God.

    There are some remarkable circumstances relative to this ascension mentioned in Acts 1:4-12.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 24:51

    24:51 And while he was blessing them, he was parted from them - It was much more proper that our Lord should ascend into heaven, than that he should rise from the dead, in the sight of the apostles. For his resurrection was proved when they saw him alive after his passion: but they could not see him in heaven while they continued on earth.