13 mNow behold, two of them were traveling that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was 5seven miles from Jerusalem. 14 And they talked together of all these things which had happened. 15 So it was, while they conversed and reasoned, that nJesus Himself drew near and went with them. 16 But otheir eyes were restrained, so that they did not know Him.
17 And He said to them, “What kind of conversation is this that you have with one another as you 6walk and are sad?”
18 Then the one pwhose name was Cleopas answered and said to Him, “Are You the only stranger in Jerusalem, and have You not known the things which happened there in these days?”
So they said to Him, “The things concerning Jesus of Nazareth, qwho was a Prophet rmighty in deed and word before God and all the people, 20 sand how the chief priests and our rulers delivered Him to be condemned to death, and crucified Him. 21 But we were hoping tthat it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, today is the third day since these things happened. 22 Yes, and ucertain women of our company, who arrived at the tomb early, astonished us. 23 When they did not find His body, they came saying that they had also seen a vision of angels who said He was alive. 24 And vcertain of those who were with us went to the tomb and found it just as the women had said; but Him they did not see.”
25 Then He said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken! 26 wOught not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter into His xglory?” 27 And beginning at yMoses and zall the Prophets, He 7expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.
28 Then they drew near to the village where they were going, and aHe 8indicated that He would have gone farther. 29 But bthey constrained Him, saying, c“Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent.” And He went in to stay with them.
30 Now it came to pass, as dHe sat at the table with them, that He took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they knew Him; and He vanished from their sight.
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