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Matthew 28 GNTA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha (GNTA) New International Version (NIV)
1 After the Sabbath, as Sunday morning was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 1 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.
2 Suddenly there was a violent earthquake; an angel of the Lord came down from heaven, rolled the stone away, and sat on it. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it.
3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.
4 The guards were so afraid that they trembled and became like dead men. 4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.
5 The angel spoke to the women. "You must not be afraid," he said. "I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 5 The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.
6 He is not here; he has been raised, just as he said. Come here and see the place where he was lying. 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.
7 Go quickly now, and tell his disciples, "He has been raised from death, and now he is going to Galilee ahead of you; there you will see him!' Remember what I have told you." 7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples: 'He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.' Now I have told you."
8 So they left the tomb in a hurry, afraid and yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. 8 So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples.
9 Suddenly Jesus met them and said, "Peace be with you." They came up to him, took hold of his feet, and worshiped him. 9 Suddenly Jesus met them. "Greetings," he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him.
10 "Do not be afraid," Jesus said to them. "Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me." 10 Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me."
11 While the women went on their way, some of the soldiers guarding the tomb went back to the city and told the chief priests everything that had happened. 11 While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened.
12 The chief priests met with the elders and made their plan; they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers 12 When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,
13 and said, "You are to say that his disciples came during the night and stole his body while you were asleep. 13 telling them, "You are to say, 'His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we were asleep.'
14 And if the Governor should hear of this, we will convince him that you are innocent, and you will have nothing to worry about." 14 If this report gets to the governor, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble."
15 The guards took the money and did what they were told to do. And so that is the report spread around by the Jews to this very day. 15 So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day.
16 The eleven disciples went to the hill in Galilee where Jesus had told them to go. 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.
17 When they saw him, they worshiped him, even though some of them doubted. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
18 Jesus drew near and said to them, "I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
19 Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples: baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
20 and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you. And I will be with you always, to the end of the age." 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age."