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Matthew 28 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The Sabbath day was now over. It was dawn on the first day of the week. 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 There was a powerful earthquake. An angel of the Lord came down from heaven. The angel went to the tomb. He rolled back the stone 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 body shone like lightning. His clothes were as white as snow. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.
4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men. 4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.
5 The angel said to the women, "Don't be afraid. I know that 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 risen, just as he said he would! Come 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! Tell his disciples, 'He has risen from the dead. He is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.' Now 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 the women hurried away from the tomb. They were afraid, but they were filled with joy. They ran to tell the 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. "Greetings!" he said. They came 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 Then Jesus said to them, "Don't be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee. 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 were on their way, some of the guards went into the city. They reported to the chief priests all 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 When the chief priests met with the elders, they came up with a plan. They gave the soldiers a large amount of money. 12 When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,
13 They told the soldiers, "We want you to say, 'His disciples came during the night. They stole his body while we were sleeping.' 13 telling them, "You are to say, 'His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we were asleep.'
14 If the governor hears this report, we will pay him off. That will keep you out of trouble." 14 If this report gets to the governor, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble."
15 So the soldiers took the money and did as they were told. This story has spread all around among 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 Then the 11 disciples went to Galilee. They went to the mountain 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. But some still had their doubts. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
18 Then Jesus came to them. He said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
19 So you must go and make disciples of all nations. Baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of 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 Teach them to obey everything I have commanded you. And you can be sure that I am always with you, to the very end." 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."