John 20:8-18 NIV

8 Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first,1 also went inside. He saw and believed.

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9 (They still did not understand from Scripture2 that Jesus had to rise from the dead.)3

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Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene

10 Then the disciples went back to their homes,

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      11 but Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb4

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          12 and saw two angels in white,5 seated where Jesus' body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot.

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          13 They asked her, "Woman, why are you crying?"6 "They have taken my Lord away," she said, "and I don't know where they have put him."7

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              14 At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there,8 but she did not realize that it was Jesus.9

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              15 "Woman," he said, "why are you crying?10 Who is it you are looking for?" Thinking he was the gardener, she said, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him."

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                  16 Jesus said to her, "Mary." She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic,11 "Rabboni!"12 (which means Teacher).

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                  17 Jesus said, "Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers13 and tell them, 'I am returning to my Father14 and your Father, to my God and your God.' "

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                  18 Mary Magdalene15 went to the disciples16 with the news: "I have seen the Lord!" And she told them that he had said these things to her.

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