But they did not believe1 the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.
Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. Bending over, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves,2 and he went away,3 wondering to himself what had happened.
Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven milesa from Jerusalem.414
They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.
As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;516
but they were kept from recognizing him.617
He asked them, "What are you discussing together as you walk along?" They stood still, their faces downcast.
One of them, named Cleopas,7 asked him, "Are you only a visitor to Jerusalem and do not know the things that have happened there in these days?"
19"What things?" he asked. "About Jesus of Nazareth,"8 they replied. "He was a prophet,9 powerful in word and deed before God and all the people.
The chief priests and our rulers10 handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him;
but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel.11 And what is more, it is the third day12 since all this took place.