1Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and 2the other Mary went to see the tomb.
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And behold, there was a great earthquake, for 3an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it.
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4His appearance was like lightning, and 5his clothing white as snow.
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And for fear of him the guards trembled and 6became like dead men.
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But the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.
He is not here, for he has risen, 7as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.
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Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead, and behold, 8he is going before you to Galilee; there you will see him. See, I have told you."
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So they departed quickly from the tomb 9with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples.
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And behold, Jesus 10met them and said, "Greetings!" And they came up and 11took hold of his feet and 12worshiped him.
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Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid; 13go and tell 14my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me."
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While they were going, behold, some of 15the guard went into the city and told the chief priests all that had taken place.
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And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers
and said, "Tell people, 16'His disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep.'
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And if this comes to 17the governor's ears, we will 18satisfy him and keep you out of trouble."
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So they took the money and did as they were directed. And this story has been spread among the Jews 19to this day.
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Now the eleven disciples 20went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.
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And when they saw him they 21worshiped him, but some doubted.
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And Jesus came and said to them, 22"All authority 23in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
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24Go therefore and 25make disciples of 26all nations, 27baptizing them 28in29 the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
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teaching them 30to observe all that 31I have commanded you. And behold, 32I am with you always, to 33the end of the age."
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