46 and He said to them, “aThus it is written, that the 1Christ would suffer and brise again from the dead the third day,
47 and that arepentance 1for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed 2in His name to ball the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
48 “You are awitnesses of these things.
49 “And behold, aI am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you; but byou are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”
50 And He led them out as far as aBethany, and He lifted up His hands and blessed them.
51 While He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into heaven.
52 And they, after worshiping Him, returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
53 and were continually in the temple 1praising God.