The apostle Matthew writing (God speaking via scripture...The
telling details of the resurrection of Jesus.
Wycliffe Bible of
King James Bible
of 1611: 1 In the end of the sabbath, as
it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see
2 And, behold, there
was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back
the stone from the door, and sat upon it.
3 His countenance was
like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:
4 And for fear of him
the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
5 And the angel
answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was
6 He is not here: for
he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
7 And go quickly, and
tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee;
there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.
8 And they departed
quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples
9 And as they went to
tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the
feet, and worshipped him.
10 Then said Jesus
unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see
NAS Bible of
1960: 1 Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn
toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the
2 And behold, a
severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled
away the stone and sat upon it.
3 And his
appearance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow.
4 The guards shook
for fear of him and became like dead men.
5 The angel said to
the women, " Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been
6 "He is not here,
for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the place where He was lying.
7 "Go quickly and
tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into
Galilee, there you will see Him; behold, I have told you."
8 And they left the
tomb quickly with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples.
9 And behold, Jesus
met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.
10 Then Jesus said to
them, " Do not be afraid; go and take word to My brethren to leave for Galilee, and
there they will see Me."
1973-78: 1 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day
of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from
heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as
snow. 4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and
became like dead men. 5 The angel said to the women, "Do not be
afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place
where he lay. 7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples: 'He has
risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.' Now I have
8 So the women hurried away from
the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. 9 Suddenly Jesus met them. "Greetings," he said. They came to him, clasped
his feet and worshiped him. 10 Then Jesus said to them, "Do not
be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see
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(posted 16 November 2004)