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Luke 24

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Book  Gospel of Luke
Order in the Bible part  3
Bible part  New Testament
Category  Gospel
Luke 24

Luke 24 is the twenty-fourth (also, the last) chapter of the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. It records the events on resurrection day of Jesus Christ until His ascension. The book containing this chapter is anonymous but early Christian tradition uniformly affirmed that Luke composed this Gospel as well as Acts.



  • The original text is written in Koine Greek.
  • Some most ancient manuscripts containing this chapter are:
  • Papyrus 75 (written about AD 175-225)
  • Codex Vaticanus (325-350)
  • Codex Sinaiticus (330-360)
  • Codex Bezae (c. 400)
  • Codex Washingtonianus (c. 400)
  • Codex Alexandrinus (c. 400-440)
  • Codex Ephraemi Rescriptus (c. 450; extant: verses 1-6, 46-53)
  • This chapter is divided into 53 verses.
  • Structure

    This chapter can be grouped (with cross references to other parts of the Bible):

  • Luke 24:1-12 = He Is Risen (Matthew 28:1-10; Mark 16:1-8; John 20:1-10)
  • Luke 24:13-27 = The Road to Emmaus
  • Luke 24:28-35 = The Disciples’ Eyes Opened
  • Luke 24:36-43 = Jesus Appears to His Disciples (John 20:19-23)
  • Luke 24:44-49 = The Scriptures Opened
  • Luke 24:50-53 = The Ascension
  • Verse 1

    New King James Version

    Now on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they, and certain other women with them, came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.
  • "They" refers to "the women who had come with Him from Galilee" (Luke 23:55), who are "Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them" (Luke 24:10)
  • Verse 10

    It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them, who told these things to the apostles.


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