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John 20 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now on the first day of the week Mary Mag'dalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 1 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.
2 So she ran, and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him." 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don't know where they have put him!"
3 Peter then came out with the other disciple, and they went toward the tomb. 3 So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb.
4 They both ran, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first; 4 Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first.
5 and stooping to look in, he saw the linen cloths lying there, but he did not go in. 5 He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in.
6 Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb; he saw the linen cloths lying, 6 Then Simon Peter, who was behind him, arrived and went into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there,
7 and the napkin, which had been on his head, not lying with the linen cloths but rolled up in a place by itself. 7 as well as the burial cloth that had been around Jesus' head. The cloth was folded up by itself, separate from the linen.
8 Then the other disciple, who reached the tomb first, also went in, and he saw and believed; 8 Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed.
9 for as yet they did not know the scripture, that he must rise from the dead. 9 (They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.)
10 Then the disciples went back to their homes. 10 Then the disciples went back to their homes,
11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb; 11 but Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb
12 and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet. 12 and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus' body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot.
13 They said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him." 13 They asked her, "Woman, why are you crying?" "They have taken my Lord away," she said, "and I don't know where they have put him."
14 Saying this, she turned round and saw Jesus standing, but she did not know that it was Jesus. 14 At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus.
15 Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom do you seek?" Supposing him to be the gardener, she said to him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away." 15 "Woman," he said, "why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?" Thinking he was the gardener, she said, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him."
16 Jesus said to her, "Mary." She turned and said to him in Hebrew, "Rab-bo'ni!" (which means Teacher). 16 Jesus said to her, "Mary." She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, "Rabboni!" (which means Teacher).
17 Jesus said to her, "Do not hold me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brethren and say to them, I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God." 17 Jesus said, "Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, 'I am returning to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.' "
18 Mary Mag'dalene went and said to the disciples, "I have seen the Lord"; and she told them that he had said these things to her. 18 Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: "I have seen the Lord!" And she told them that he had said these things to her.
19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you." 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!"
20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord. 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.
21 Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you." 21 Again Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you."
22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit. 22 And with that he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.
23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained." 23 If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven."
24 Now Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came. 24 Now Thomas (called Didymus), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came.
25 So the other disciples told him, "We have seen the Lord." But he said to them, "Unless I see in his hands the print of the nails, and place my finger in the mark of the nails, and place my hand in his side, I will not believe." 25 So the other disciples told him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he said to them, "Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe it."
26 Eight days later, his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. The doors were shut, but Jesus came and stood among them, and said, "Peace be with you." 26 A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!"
27 Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here, and see my hands; and put out your hand, and place it in my side; do not be faithless, but believing." 27 Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe."
28 Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!" 28 Thomas said to him, "My Lord and my God!"
29 Jesus said to him, "Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe." 29 Then Jesus told him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed."
30 Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; 30 Jesus did many other miraculous signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book.
31 but these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in his name. 31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.