Acts 1:4
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New International Version
On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.

New Living Translation
Once when he was eating with them, he commanded them, "Do not leave Jerusalem until the Father sends you the gift he promised, as I told you before.

English Standard Version
And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me;

Berean Study Bible
And when they were gathered together, He commanded them: "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift the Father promised, which you have heard Me discuss.

Berean Literal Bible
And being assembled together, He instructed them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to await the promise of the Father: "That which you heard of Me;

New American Standard Bible
Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised, "Which," He said, "you heard of from Me;

King James Bible
And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promise. "This," He said, "is what you heard from Me;

International Standard Version
While he was meeting with them, he ordered them, "Don't leave Jerusalem. Instead, wait for what the Father has promised, about which you heard me speak,

NET Bible
While he was with them, he declared, "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait there for what my Father promised, which you heard about from me.

New Heart English Bible
Being assembled together with them, he commanded them, "Do not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which you heard from me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And as he ate bread with them, he commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for The Promise of The Father, “Which”, he said, “you have heard from me.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Once, while he was meeting with them, he ordered them not to leave Jerusalem but to wait there for what the Father had promised. Jesus said to them, "I've told you what the Father promises:

New American Standard 1977
And gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised, “Which,” He said, “you heard of from Me;

Jubilee Bible 2000
and gathering them together, he commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, Which, he said, ye have heard of me.

King James 2000 Bible
And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, said he, you have heard of me.

American King James Version
And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, said he, you have heard of me.

American Standard Version
and, being assembled together with them, he charged them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which,'said he , ye heard from me:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And eating together with them, he commanded them, that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but should wait for the promise of the Father, which you have heard (saith he) by my mouth.

Darby Bible Translation
and, being assembled with [them], commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to await the promise of the Father, which [said he] ye have heard of me.

English Revised Version
and, being assembled together with them, he charged them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, said he, ye heard from me:

Webster's Bible Translation
And being assembled with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard from me.

Weymouth New Testament
And while in their company He charged them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promised gift. "This you have heard of," He said, "from me.

World English Bible
Being assembled together with them, he commanded them, "Don't depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which you heard from me.

Young's Literal Translation
And being assembled together with them, he commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, 'Ye did hear of me;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-5 Our Lord told the disciples the work they were to do. The apostles met together at Jerusalem; Christ having ordered them not to depart thence, but to wait for the pouring out of the Holy Spirit. This would be a baptism by the Holy Ghost, giving them power to work miracles, and enlightening and sanctifying their souls. This confirms the Divine promise, and encourages us to depend upon it, that we have heard it from Christ; for in Him all the promises of God are yea and amen.
Study Bible
Prologue
3After His suffering, He presented Himself to them with many convincing proofs that He was alive. He appeared to them over a span of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. 4And when they were gathered together, He commanded them: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift the Father promised, which you have heard Me discuss. 5For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”…
Cross References
Luke 24:49
And behold, I am sending the promise of My Father upon you. But remain in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high."

John 7:39
He was speaking about the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were later to receive. For the Spirit had not yet been given, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.

John 14:16
And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Advocate to be with you forever--

John 14:26
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have told you.

John 15:26
When the Advocate comes, whom I will send you from the Father--the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father--He will testify about Me.

Acts 2:33
Exalted, then, to the right hand of God, He has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit and has poured out what you now see and hear.

Acts 10:41
not by all the people, but by the witnesses God had chosen beforehand, by us who ate and drank with Him after He rose from the dead.
Treasury of Scripture

And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, said he, you have heard of me.

being assembled together. or, eating together.

Acts 10:41 Not to all the people, but to witnesses chosen before God, even to …

Luke 24:41-43 And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said to …

commanded.

Luke 24:49 And, behold, I send the promise of my Father on you: but tarry you …

the promise.

Acts 2:33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received …

Matthew 10:20 For it is not you that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaks in you.

Luke 11:13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children…

Luke 12:12 For the Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour what you ought to say.

John 7:39 (But this spoke he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him …

John 14:16,26-28 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, …

John 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the …

John 16:7-15 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I …

John 20:22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, …

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