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1 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared. 1 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.
2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
3 but when they went in they did not find the body. 3 but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
4 While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel; 4 While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.
5 and as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, "Why do you seek the living among the dead? 5 In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, "Why do you look for the living among the dead?
6 Remember how he told you, while he was still in Galilee, 6 He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee:
7 that the Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and on the third day rise." 7 'The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.' "
8 And they remembered his words, 8 Then they remembered his words.
9 and returning from the tomb they told all this to the eleven and to all the rest. 9 When they came back from the tomb, they told all these things to the Eleven and to all the others.
10 Now it was Mary Mag'dalene and Jo-an'na and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told this to the apostles; 10 It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the others with them who told this to the apostles.
11 but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them. 11 But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.
12 * [No text] 12 Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. Bending over, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he went away, wondering to himself what had happened.
13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem.
14 and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.
15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;
16 But their eyes were kept from recognizing him. 16 but they were kept from recognizing him.
17 And he said to them, "What is this conversation which you are holding with each other as you walk?" And they stood still, looking sad. 17 He asked them, "What are you discussing together as you walk along?" They stood still, their faces downcast.
18 Then one of them, named Cle'opas, answered him, "Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know the things that have happened there in these days?" 18 One of them, named Cleopas, asked him, "Are you only a visitor to Jerusalem and do not know the things that have happened there in these days?"
19 And he said to them, "What things?" And they said to him, "Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people, 19 "What things?" he asked. "About Jesus of Nazareth," they replied. "He was a prophet, powerful in word and deed before God and all the people.
20 and how our chief priests and rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and crucified him. 20 The chief priests and our rulers handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him;
21 But we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel. Yes, and besides all this, it is now the third day since this happened. 21 but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. And what is more, it is the third day since all this took place.
22 Moreover, some women of our company amazed us. They were at the tomb early in the morning 22 In addition, some of our women amazed us. They went to the tomb early this morning
23 and did not find his body; and they came back saying that they had even seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive. 23 but didn't find his body. They came and told us that they had seen a vision of angels, who said he was alive.
24 Some of those who were with us went to the tomb, and found it just as the women had said; but him they did not see." 24 Then some of our companions went to the tomb and found it just as the women had said, but him they did not see."
25 And he said to them, "O foolish men, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken! 25 He said to them, "How foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!
26 Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things and enter into his glory?" 26 Did not the Christ have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?"
27 And beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he interpreted to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself. 27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.
28 So they drew near to the village to which they were going. He appeared to be going further, 28 As they approached the village to which they were going, Jesus acted as if he were going farther.
29 but they constrained him, saying, "Stay with us, for it is toward evening and the day is now far spent." So he went in to stay with them. 29 But they urged him strongly, "Stay with us, for it is nearly evening; the day is almost over." So he went in to stay with them.
30 When he was at table with them, he took the bread and blessed, and broke it, and gave it to them. 30 When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them.
31 And their eyes were opened and they recognized him; and he vanished out of their sight. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.
32 They said to each other, "Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the scriptures?" 32 They asked each other, "Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?"
33 And they rose that same hour and returned to Jerusalem; and they found the eleven gathered together and those who were with them, 33 They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together
34 who said, "The Lord has risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!" 34 and saying, "It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon."
35 Then they told what had happened on the road, and how he was known to them in the breaking of the bread. 35 Then the two told what had happened on the way, and how Jesus was recognized by them when he broke the bread.
36 As they were saying this, Jesus himself stood among them. 36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."
37 But they were startled and frightened, and supposed that they saw a spirit. 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost.
38 And he said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do questionings rise in your hearts? 38 He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?
39 See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself; handle me, and see; for a spirit has not flesh and bones as you see that I have." 39 Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself ! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have."
40 * [No text] 40 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and feet.
41 And while they still disbelieved for joy, and wondered, he said to them, "Have you anything here to eat?" 41 And while they still did not believe it because of joy and amazement, he asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"
42 They gave him a piece of broiled fish, 42 They gave him a piece of broiled fish,
43 and he took it and ate before them. 43 and he took it and ate it in their presence.
44 Then he said to them, "These are my words which I spoke to you, while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms must be fulfilled." 44 He said to them, "This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms."
45 Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures, 45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
46 and said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, 46 He told them, "This is what is written: The Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,
47 and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem. 47 and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
48 You are witnesses of these things. 48 You are witnesses of these things.
49 And behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you; but stay in the city, until you are clothed with power from on high." 49 I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high."
50 Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. 50 When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
51 While he blessed them, he parted from them, and was carried up into heaven. 51 While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.
52 And they returned to Jerusalem with great joy, 52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53 and were continually in the temple blessing God. 53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.