Acts 13:31
New International Version
and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now his witnesses to our people.

New Living Translation
And over a period of many days he appeared to those who had gone with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now his witnesses to the people of Israel.

English Standard Version
and for many days he appeared to those who had come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people.

Berean Study Bible
and for many days He appeared to those who had accompanied Him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now His witnesses to our people.

Berean Literal Bible
who appeared for many days to those having come up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now His witnesses to the people.

New American Standard Bible
and for many days He appeared to those who came up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, the very ones who are now His witnesses to the people.

King James Bible
And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.

Christian Standard Bible
and he appeared for many days to those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people.

Contemporary English Version
Then for many days Jesus appeared to his followers who had gone with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. Now they are telling our people about him.

Good News Translation
and for many days he appeared to those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now witnesses for him to the people of Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and He appeared for many days to those who came with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now His witnesses to the people.

International Standard Version
and for many days he appeared to those who had come with him to Jerusalem from Galilee. These are now his witnesses to the people.

NET Bible
and for many days he appeared to those who had accompanied him from Galilee to Jerusalem. These are now his witnesses to the people.

New Heart English Bible
and he was seen for many days by those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses to the people.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He appeared for many days to those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, and they are now his witnesses to the people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and for many days he appeared to those who had come with him to Jerusalem from Galilee. These people are now witnesses and are testifying to the Jewish people about him.

New American Standard 1977
and for many days He appeared to those who came up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, the very ones who are now His witnesses to the people.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and he was seen many days by those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who until now are his witnesses unto the people.

King James 2000 Bible
And he was seen many days of them who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.

American King James Version
And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses to the people.

American Standard Version
and he was seen for many days of them that came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses unto the people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who was seen for many days, by them who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who to this present are his witnesses to the people.

Darby Bible Translation
who appeared for many days to those who had come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people.

English Revised Version
and he was seen for many days of them that came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses unto the people.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he was seen many days by them who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses to the people.

Weymouth New Testament
And, after a few days, He appeared to the people who had gone up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem and are now witnesses concerning Him to the Jews.

World English Bible
and he was seen for many days by those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses to the people.

Young's Literal Translation
and he was seen for many days of those who did come up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.
Study Bible GRK ▾ 
In Pisidian Antioch
30But God raised Him from the dead, 31and for many days He appeared to those who had accompanied Him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now His witnesses to our people. 32And now we proclaim to you the good news: What God promised our fathers…
Cross References
Luke 24:48
You are witnesses of these things.

Acts 1:3
After 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.

Acts 1:11
"Men of Galilee," they said, "Why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen Him go into heaven."

Treasury of Scripture

And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses to the people.

he was.

Acts 1:3,11 To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible …

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

Matthew 28:16 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain …

Mark 16:12-14 After that he appeared in another form to two of them, as they walked, …

Luke 24:36-42 And as they thus spoke, Jesus himself stood in the middle of them, …

John 20:19-29 Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week…

John 21:1 After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples at …

1 Corinthians 15:5-7 And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve…

who.

Acts 1:8,22 But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on …

Acts 2:32 This Jesus has God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.

Acts 3:15 And killed the Prince of life, whom God has raised from the dead; …

Acts 5:32 And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy …

Acts 10:39 And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land …

Luke 24:48 And you are witnesses of these things.

John 15:27 And you also shall bear witness, because you have been with me from …

Hebrews 2:3,4 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the …







Lexicon
[and] for
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

many
πλείους (pleious)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Plural - Comparative
Strong's Greek 4119: Or neuter pleion, or pleon comparative of polus; more in quantity, number, or quality; also the major portion.

days
ἡμέρας (hēmeras)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 2250: A day, the period from sunrise to sunset.

[He]
ὃς (hos)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

appeared
ὤφθη (ōphthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

to those who
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

had accompanied
συναναβᾶσιν (synanabasin)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4872: To go up with. From sun and anabaino; to ascend in company with.

Him
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

Galilee
Γαλιλαίας (Galilaias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1056: Of Hebrew origin; Galiloea, a region of Palestine.

to
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

Jerusalem.
Ἰερουσαλήμ (Ierousalēm)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2419: Of Hebrew origin; Hierusalem, the capitol of Palestine.

[They]
οἵτινες (hoitines)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3748: Whosoever, whichsoever, whatsoever.

are
εἰσιν (eisin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

now
νῦν (nyn)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3568: A primary particle of present time; 'now'; also as noun or adjective present or immediate.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

witnesses
μάρτυρες (martyres)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3144: A witness (judicially) or figuratively (genitive case); by analogy, a 'martyr'.

to
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

[our]
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

people.
λαόν (laon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2992: Apparently a primary word; a people.
(31) And he was seen many days.--The language is that of one who had conversed with the witnesses, and had convinced himself of the truth of their testimony. We find what the Apostle had in his thoughts in a more expanded form in 1Corinthians 15:3-8.

Who are his witnesses.--More accurately, who are now his witnesses.

Unto the people.--The word is used in its distinctive sense as applied to those who were the people of God. (Comp. Acts 26:17; Acts 26:23.)

Verse 31. - For many days for many days, A.V.; that for which, A.V.; who are now for who are, A.V. and T.R. St. Paul thus confirms the statement in Acts 1:3 (see note to Acts 1:11). From Galilee to Jerusalem. Who are meant? and what ascent from Galilee to Jerusalem is here intended? The answer to the first question is, the eleven apostles, whose special office it was to bear witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus (Acts 1:22, note). The answer to the second is, that the ascent from Galilee, where most of our Lord's appearances took place, to Jerusalem, shortly before the Ascension, is here intended, and that this passage is a distinct recognition by St. Luke of the Galilaean appearances. There is, as is well known, great obscurity, and apparent discrepancies in the accounts of our Lord's appearances after the Resurrection. St. Matthew seems to place them exclusively in Galilee (Matthew 28:7, 10, 16). St. Mark likewise (16: 7); but in the section 9-20 he mentions the appearance to Mary Magdalene and to the two disciples on the way to Emmaus, but gives no clue as to where the appearance to the eleven took place. St. Luke seems to place them exclusively in Judaea, but very curiously puts a mention of Galilee in the angel's mouth in the very place where, according to St. Matthew, he announced the Lord's appearance in Galilee. St. John, again places the three first appearances in Jerusalem (John 20.), but describes at length a third as having taken place in Galilee (John 21:2, 14). St. Paul (1 Corinthians 15:6) speaks of an appearance to five hundred brethren at once, which in all probability took place in Galilee, as only a hundred and twenty names were numbered at Jerusalem (Acts 1:15). It is, therefore, satisfactory to have this confirmation of the residence of the apostles in Galilee between the Resurrection and the Ascension in St. Luke's report of St. Paul's speech. Observe that St. Paul distinctly separates himself from these witnesses by the emphatic ἡμεῖς in ver. 32. 13:14-31 When we come together to worship God, we must do it, not only by prayer and praise, but by the reading and hearing of the word of God. The bare reading of the Scriptures in public assemblies is not enough; they should be expounded, and the people exhorted out of them. This is helping people in doing that which is necessary to make the word profitable, to apply it to themselves. Every thing is touched upon in this sermon, which might best prevail with Jews to receive and embrace Christ as the promised Messiah. And every view, however short or faint, of the Lord's dealings with his church, reminds us of his mercy and long-suffering, and of man's ingratitude and perverseness. Paul passes from David to the Son of David, and shows that this Jesus is his promised Seed; a Saviour to do that for them, which the judges of old could not do, to save them from their sins, their worst enemies. When the apostles preached Christ as the Saviour, they were so far from concealing his death, that they always preached Christ crucified. Our complete separation from sin, is represented by our being buried with Christ. But he rose again from the dead, and saw no corruption: this was the great truth to be preached.
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