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Acts 1:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— until the day in which he was received up, after that he had given commandment through the Holy Spirit unto the apostles whom he had chosen:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— until the day when He was taken up [to heaven], after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom he had chosen:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— until that day in which, having by the Holy Spirit charged the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Until the day when, having given command unto the apostles, whom through Holy Spirit he had chosen, he was taken up;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— till the day in which, having given command, through the Holy Spirit, to the apostles whom he did choose out, he was taken up,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Until the day on which, giving commandments by the Holy Ghost to the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Untill the day in which hee was taken vp, after that he through the holy Ghost had giuen commaundements vnto the Apostles, whom he had chosen.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— until that day in which he was taken up, after that he had instructed those apostles whom he had chosen by the Holy Spirit:
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— until the day when he was taken up, after he had instructed those legates whom he had chosen by the Holy Spirit.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Until 891
{0891} Prime
Akin to G0206 (through the idea of a terminus); (of time) until or (of place) up to.
the day 2250
{2250} Prime
Feminine (with G5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι [[hemai]] (to sit; akin to the base of G1476) meaning tame, that is, gentle; day, that is, (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context).
in which 3739
{3739} Prime
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
he was taken up, 353
{0353} Prime
From G0303 and G2983; to take up.
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
after that he through 1223
{1223} Prime
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
the Holy 40
{0040} Prime
From ἅγος [[hagos]] (an awful thing) compare G0053, [H2282]; sacred (physically pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially consecrated).
Ghost 4151
{4151} Prime
From G4154; a current of air, that is, breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit, that is, (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy spirit.
had given commandments 1781
{1781} Prime
From G1722 and the base of G5056; to enjoin.
<5674> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2
unto the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
apostles 652
{0652} Prime
From G0649; a delegate; specifically an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ ('apostle'), (with miraculous powers).
whom 3739
{3739} Prime
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
he had chosen: 1586
{1586} Prime
Middle voice from G1537 and G3004 (in its primary sense); to select.
<5668> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 88
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 1:1-2.

Acts 1:2

_ _ after that he, through the Holy Ghost, had given commandments, etc. — referring to the charge recorded in Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-18; Luke 24:44-49. It is worthy of notice that nowhere else are such communications of the risen Redeemer said to have been given “through the Holy Ghost.” In general, this might have been said of all He uttered and all He did in His official character; for it was for this very end that God “gave not the Spirit by measure unto Him” (John 3:34). But after His resurrection, as if to signify the new relation in which He now stood to the Church, He signalized His first meeting with the assembled disciples by breathing on them (immediately after dispensing to them His peace) and saying, “Receive ye the Holy Ghost” (John 20:22) thus anticipating the donation of the Spirit from His hands (see on John 20:21, John 20:22); and on the same principle His parting charges are here said to have been given “through the Holy Ghost,” as if to mark that He was now all redolent with the Spirit; that what had been husbanded, during His suffering work, for His own necessary uses, had now been set free, was already overflowing from Himself to His disciples, and needed but His ascension and glorification to flow all forth. (See on John 7:39.)

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 1:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 1:2

After having given commandment — In Acts 1:3 St. Luke expresses in general terms what Christ said to his apostles during those forty days. But in the 4th Acts 1:4 and following verses he declares what he said on the day of his ascension. He had brought his former account down to that day; and from that day begins the Acts of the Apostles.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the day:

Acts 1:9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
Mark 16:19 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
Luke 9:51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,
Luke 24:51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
John 6:62 [What] and if ye shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was before?
John 13:1 Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
John 13:3 Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God;
John 16:28 I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.
John 17:13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
John 20:17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and [to] my God, and your God.
Ephesians 4:8-10 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. ... He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.)
1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
Hebrews 6:19-20 Which [hope] we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; ... Whither the forerunner is for us entered, [even] Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
Hebrews 9:24 For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, [which are] the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us:
1 Peter 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.


Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Isaiah 11:2-3 And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD; ... And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, [in whom] my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Isaiah 48:16 Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there [am] I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.
Isaiah 59:20-21 And the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression in Jacob, saith the LORD. ... As for me, this [is] my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that [is] upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.
Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound;
Matthew 3:16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:
Matthew 12:28 But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you.
John 1:16 And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.
John 3:34 For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure [unto him].
Revelation 1:1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified [it] by his angel unto his servant John:
Revelation 2:7 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
Revelation 2:11 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.
Revelation 2:17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth [it].
Revelation 2:29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
Revelation 3:16 So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
Revelation 3:13 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
Revelation 3:22 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.


Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Mark 16:15-19 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. ... So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
Luke 24:45-49 Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures, ... And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.

the apostles:

Acts 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James [the son] of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas [the brother] of James.
Acts 10:40-42 Him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly; ... And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God [to be] the Judge of quick and dead.
Matthew 10:1-4 And when he had called unto [him] his twelve disciples, he gave them power [against] unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. ... Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
Mark 3:14-19 And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach, ... And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him: and they went into an house.
Luke 6:13-16 And when it was day, he called [unto him] his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles; ... And Judas [the brother] of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor.
John 6:70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?
John 13:18 I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me.
John 20:21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace [be] unto you: as [my] Father hath sent me, even so send I you.
Galatians 1:1 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)
Ephesians 2:20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner [stone];
2 Peter 3:2 That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour:
Revelation 21:14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
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1. Edellisen kertomukseni, arvoisa Teofilos, kirjoitin kaikesta, mitä Jeesus alkoi tehdä ja opettaa. ’

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Lupaus Pyhästä Hengestä
1. Edellisen kirjani, arvoisa Teofilos, kirjoitin kaikesta, mitä Jeesus alkoi tehdä ja opettaa. ’


APOSTOLIEN TEOT APOSTOLITTEN TEOT, P. LUUKKAALTA KIRJOITETUT Toinen osa P. Lucan Evangeliumist / Apostolitten Tegoista .
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1 LUKU 1 LUKU I. Lucu .
1:1 Edellisessä kertomuksessani kirjoitin, oi Teofilus, kaikesta, mitä Jeesus alkoi tehdä ja opettaa, 1:1 Ennen olen minä tosin, oi Teophilus, puhunut kaikista niistä, mitä Jesus rupesi sekä tekemään että opettamaan, 1:1 ENnen olen minä/ Theophile/ puhunut caikista nijstä/ cuin Jesus rupeis sekä tekemän että opettaman:

UK 1992 :
” 1 Edellisessä kirjassani, hyvä Teofilos, kaikesta siitä, mitä Jeesus teki ja mitä hän opetti, alusta alkaen. ”

Ven. ( Synod. ) :
” 1 Первую книгу написал я [к тебе], Феофил, о всем, что Иисус делал и чему учил от начала. ”


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