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 24:47

  • Rudy Moreno for verse 47
    Just a lesser version of Matthew 28:19 .... Still Acts 2:38 .... It took me reading Acts 2:38 , hundreds of times before I was able to receive it with all my heart!... It was taught to me by the same Holy Spirit that Peter the Apostle was empowered with on the day of Pentecost .... Something to ponder
  • Jesus means that the repentance and forgiveness should start from Jerusalem in the name of Almighty God the Creator and not in the name of Jesus. If it were to in the name of Jesus, it would have been said "And that repentance and remission of sinnes should be preached in MY NAME, among all nations, beginning at Hierusalem. So all christian should take note:

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