Luke 24:47

And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And that repentance and remission of sinnes should be preached in his Name, among all nations, beginning at Hierusalem.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name unto all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And that teaching about a change of heart and forgiveness of sins is to be given to Jerusalem first and to all nations in his name.
- Basic English Bible

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name to all the nations beginning at Jerusalem.
- Darby Bible

And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
- Webster's Bible

and that proclamation would be made, in His name, of repentance and forgiveness of sins to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem.
- Weymouth Bible

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
- World English Bible

and penaunce and remyssioun of synnes to be prechid in his name `in to alle folkis, bigynnynge at Jerusalem.
- Wycliffe Bible

and reformation and remission of sins to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 24:47


24:47 Beginning at Jerusalem - This was appointed most graciously and wisely: graciously, as it encouraged the, greatest sinners to repent, when they saw that even the murderers of Christ were not excepted from mercy: and wisely, as hereby Christianity was more abundantly attested; the facts being published first on the very spot where they happened.


Discussion for Luke 24

  • BSP
    Verse 27 shows that Jesus fulfilled all the prophecies that were written in the Hebrew Scriptures about him.
  • Jarritt
    "Why are ye troubled, and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?" the promised appearing of Jesus our Lord should keep our hearts in check and not trouble our hearts as believers in Jesus. Why think what will be tomorrow when it is already promised by a covenant keeping God who is alive with in the heart of His people...
  • Stanley yonamu
    24:18
    Are you a stranger in jerusalem?
    Surely you must have heard of this Jesus...

  • Rachel
    I thought this chapter was impressive about the rose again in 3 days Jesus died for all of us and rose the third day.
  • Lu2677
    V. 7, He IS risen from the dead.
  • Gail Green
    Praise the name of the Lord !it will come a day when we shall see him in the air
    or risen from the dead.

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