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John 20:1

Overview - John 20
Mary comes to the sepulchre;
so do Peter and John, ignorant of the resurrection.
11 Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene,
19 and to his disciples.
24 The incredulity and confession of Thomas.
30 The Scripture is sufficient to salvation.
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John 20:1  (King James Version)
The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.
 


first
John 20:19 John 20:26 ; Acts 20:7 ; 1 Corinthians 16:2 ; Revelation 1:10

cometh
Mary Magdalene, as well as Peter, was evidently at the sepulchre twice on that morning of the resurrection. The first time of her going was some short time before her companions, the other Mary and Salome ( Matthew 28:1 );and observing that the stone had been removed, she returned to inform Peter and John. In the meantime, the other Mary and Salome came to the sepulchre, and saw the angel, as recorded by Matthew and Mark. While these women returned to the city, Peter and John went to the sepulchre, passing them at some distance, or going another way, followed by Mary Magdalene, who stayed after their return. This was her second journey; when she saw two angels, and then Jesus himself, as here related; and immediately after Jesus appeared to the other women, as they returned to the city
( Matthew 28:9 ,10.) In the meantime Joanna and her company arrived at the sepulchre, when two angels appeared to them, and addressed them as the one angel had done the other women, ( Luke 24:1-10 .) They immediately returned to the city, and by some means found the apostles before the others arrived, and informed them of what they had seen; upon which Peter went a second time to the sepulchre, but saw only the linen clothes lying
( Luke 24:12 .)
Matthew 28:1-10 ; Mark 16:1 Mark 16:2 Mark 16:9 ; Luke 24:1-10

the stone
Matthew 27:60 Matthew 27:64-66 ; 28:2 Mark 15:46 ; Mark 16:3 Mark 16:4
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