Luke 24:49

And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry you in the city of Jerusalem, until you are endued with power from on high.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
And behold, I send the promise of My Father upon you, i.e, after a few days, when the Feast of Pentecost is come, I will send you the Holy Spirit, who will teach you clearly many things besides these, and enable you to preach the gospel to all nations. But tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem until ye be endued with power from on high. δυνάμιν, i.e, with the gifts of the Holy Spirit, for "as a general does not permit his soldiers who are about to meet a large number, to go out until they are armed, so also the Lord did not permit His disciples to go forth to the conflict before the descent of the Spirit." S. Chrysostom in Catena. Tropologically. S. Gregory (Past. iii26) says, "We abide in a city when we keep ourselves close within the gates of our minds, lest by speaking we wander beyong them; that when we are perfectly endued with divine power we may then as it were go out beyond ourselves to instruct others." ...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
The promise of my Father; i.e. the Holy Spirit, whom Christ had promised that his Father and he would send. (John xiv. 26. and xvii. 7.) (Witham)

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
After His resurrection He promises in a pledge to His disciples that He will send them the promise of His Father;

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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