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Luke 23:43


And Jesus 1  said to him, “I tell you the truth, 2  today 3  you will be with me in paradise.” 4 


Job 33:27-30; Ps 32:5; Ps 50:15; Isa 1:18,19; Isa 53:11; Isa 55:6-9; Isa 65:24; Mic 7:18; Mt 20:15,16; Lu 15:4,5,20-24; Lu 19:10; Joh 14:3; Joh 17:24; Ro 5:20,21; 2Co 5:8; 2Co 12:4; Php 1:23; 1Ti 1:15,16; Heb 7:25; Re 2:7

NET © Notes

tn Grk “he.”

tn Grk “Truly (ἀμήν, amhn), I say to you.”

sn Jesus gives more than the criminal asked for, because the blessing will come today, not in the future. He will be among the righteous. See the note on today in 2:11.

sn In the NT, paradise is mentioned three times. Here it refers to the abode of the righteous dead. In Rev 2:7 it refers to the restoration of Edenic paradise predicted in Isa 51:3 and Ezek 36:35. In 2 Cor 12:4 it probably refers to the “third heaven” (2 Cor 12:2) as the place where God dwells.

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