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Holman Bible Dictionary

Upper Room

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An upstairs room chosen by Jesus in which to hold a final meal with His disciples before His arrest (Mark 14:14-15 ). Jesus commanded two of His followers to prepare the room and the meal. Tradition holds that the disciples gathered in this room following Jesus' ascension (Acts 1:13 ). More than a century after Christ's ministry on earth the room believed to be the one in which the meal was eaten was made into a shrine and still is commemorated today.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Upper Room'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/u/upper-room.html. 1991.

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