Author: Ron Graham

Book of Acts

Acts 1:9-14
—Verse by verse

This page is a verse by verse study of Acts 1:9-14. These verses describe the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven, and the return of the disciples to Jerusalem.

Jesus Ascends. The Disciples Wait.

Acts 1:9-14

¶“9Following these sayings, Jesus was lifted up while they watched, and a cloud took him from their eyes. 10While they looked intently at his departure into the sky, behold two men in white garments stood by them. 11And they said, 'Men from Galilee, why linger gazing skyward? This Jesus taken from you into heaven will come thus, in the way you have seen him go into heaven.” (Acts 1:9-11).

¶“12Then they returned to Jerusalem from the hill called Olive Grove, which is near Jerusalem a Sabbath's journey. 13They went in, and up to the room where they were staying: Peter, James, John, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Jude of James(Acts 1:12-13).

¶“14These all kept fiercely united in prayer and petition, with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers” (Acts 1:14).

Verses 9-10

¶ "Following these sayings, Jesus was lifted up while they watched, and a cloud took him from their eyes. While they looked intently at his departure into the sky, behold two men in white garments stood by them" (Acts 1:9-10).

Verse 11

¶ "And they said, 'Men from Galilee, why linger gazing skyward? This Jesus taken from you into heaven will come thus, in the way you have seen him go into heaven." (Acts 1:11).

Verse 12

¶ "Then they returned to Jerusalem from the hill called Olive Grove, which is near Jerusalem a Sabbath's journey." (Acts 1:12).

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Verse 13

¶ "They went in, and up to the room where they were staying: Peter and James and John and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Jude of James" (Acts 1:13).

Verse 14

¶ "These all kept fiercely united in prayer and petition, with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers" (Acts 1:14).

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