1In 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 the sepulchre.2And, 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.3His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:4And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.5And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.6He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.7And 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.8And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.9And 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.10Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.11Now when they were going, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done.12And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers,13Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept.14And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you.15So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.16Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them.17And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.18And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.19Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:20Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
English Standard Version
1Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. (Mt 27:56; Mt 27:61; Mr 16:1; Lu 24:1; Joh 20:1)2And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. (Joh 20:12)3His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. (Da 7:9; Da 10:6; Mr 9:3; Joh 20:12; Ac 1:10)4And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men. (Re 1:17)5But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.6He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay. (Mt 27:63)7Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead, and behold, he is going before you to Galilee; there you will see him. See, I have told you.” (Mt 26:32; Mt 28:10; Mt 28:16)8So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples. (Ps 2:11)9And behold, Jesus met them and said, “Greetings!” And they came up and took hold of his feet and worshiped him. (2Ki 4:27; Mt 28:17; Mr 16:9; Lu 24:52; Joh 20:14)10Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid; go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me.” (Ps 22:22; Joh 20:17; Joh 20:18; Ro 8:29; Heb 2:11; Heb 2:17)
The Report of the Guard
11While they were going, behold, some of the guard went into the city and told the chief priests all that had taken place. (Mt 27:65)12And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers13and said, “Tell people, ‘His disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep.’ (Mt 27:64)14And if this comes to the governor’s ears, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.” (Mt 27:2; Ac 12:20)15So they took the money and did as they were directed. And this story has been spread among the Jews to this day. (Mt 27:8)