Matthew 28:1-6 NIV

The Resurrection

28:1-8pp -- Mk 16:1-8; Lk 24:1-10; Jn 20:1-8

1 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene1 and the other Mary2 went to look at the tomb.

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2 There was a violent earthquake,3 for an angel4 of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone5 and sat on it.

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3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.6

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4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.
5 The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid,7 for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

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6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.8 Come and see the place where he lay.

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