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Jesus appears to 500
After his resurrection, Jesus appeared to more than 500 people at one time.
Dictionaries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Appearances of Christ
Appearances of Christ. Occasions on which Jesus Christ was seen by human witnesses after his resurrection.See Resurrection.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Appearances of Christ
APPEARANCES OF CHRIST Occasions on which Jesus Christ was seen by human witnesses after his resurrection. See Resurrection.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Appearances of Christ
APPEARANCES OF CHRIST. The Gospels record five appearances of Jesus on the day of His resurrection. The first was to Mary Magdalene (Jn 20:11–18). The second was to “Mary Magdalene and the other Mary” as they were returning from the empty tomb (Mt 28:1–10). It is obvious that these might be taken as
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
1. Personal Appearance of Christ
1. Personal appearance of Christ.—Much has been written about the face of Christ. Tradition, gathering its data from the apocryphal ‘Letter of Lentulus,’ the portrait which Jesus is said to have sent to king Abgar of Edessa, the story of Veronica’s veil, the pictures and eikons of the early and mediæval
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Portrait: Jesus Christ
Portrait: Jesus ChristEyewitness accounts of Jesus’ physical appearance do not exist. NT narratives of Jesus’ life and work do not address this issue (→ Jesus Christ: Iconography). Writing toward the end of the 2nd c., Irenaeus is the earliest witness to the possible existence of a p. of Jesus. Irenaeus
Key passages
1 Co 15:6

then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at once, the majority of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep.

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