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1 Very early on Sunday morning the women went to the tomb, carrying the spices 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 They found the stone rolled away from the entrance to the tomb, 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
3 so they went in; but they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 3 but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
4 They stood there puzzled about this, when suddenly two men in bright shining clothes stood by them. 4 While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.
5 Full of fear, the women bowed down to the ground, as the men said to them, "Why are you looking among the dead for one who is alive? 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 He is not here; he has been raised. Remember what he said to you while he was in Galilee: 6 He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee:
7 "The Son of Man must be handed over to sinners, be crucified, and three days later rise to life.' " 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 Then the women remembered his words, 8 Then they remembered his words.
9 returned from the tomb, and told all these things to the eleven disciples and 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 The women were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James; they and the other women with them told these things 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 the apostles thought that what the women said was nonsense, and they did not believe them. 11 But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.
12 But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; he bent down and saw the grave cloths but nothing else. Then he went back home amazed at what had happened. 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 On that same day two of Jesus' followers 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 they were talking to each other about all the things that had happened. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.
15 As they talked and discussed, Jesus himself drew near and walked along with them; 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;
16 they saw him, but somehow did not recognize him. 16 but they were kept from recognizing him.
17 Jesus said to them, "What are you talking about to each other, as you walk along?" They stood still, with sad faces. 17 He asked them, "What are you discussing together as you walk along?" They stood still, their faces downcast.
18 One of them, named Cleopas, asked him, "Are you the only visitor in Jerusalem who doesn't know the things that have been happening there these last few 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 "What things?" he asked. "The things that happened to Jesus of Nazareth," they answered. "This man was a prophet and was considered by God and by all the people to be powerful in everything he said and did. 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 Our chief priests and rulers handed him over to be sentenced to death, and he was crucified. 20 The chief priests and our rulers handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him;
21 And we had hoped that he would be the one who was going to set Israel free! Besides all that, this is now the third day since it 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 Some of the women of our group surprised us; they went at dawn to the tomb, 22 In addition, some of our women amazed us. They went to the tomb early this morning
23 but could not find his body. They came back saying they had seen a vision of angels who told them that he is 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 our group went to the tomb and found it exactly as the women had said, but they did not see him." 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 Then Jesus said to them, "How foolish you are, how slow you are to believe everything the prophets said! 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 for the Messiah to suffer these things and then to enter his glory?" 26 Did not the Christ have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?"
27 And Jesus explained to them what was said about himself in all the Scriptures, beginning with the books of Moses and the writings of all the prophets. 27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.
28 As they came near the village to which they were going, Jesus acted as if he were going farther; 28 As they approached the village to which they were going, Jesus acted as if he were going farther.
29 but they held him back, saying, "Stay with us; the day is almost over and it is getting dark." 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 He sat down to eat with them, took the bread, and said the blessing; then he broke the bread 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 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, but he disappeared from their sight. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.
32 They said to each other, "Wasn't it like a fire burning in us when he talked to us on the road and explained the Scriptures to us?" 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 They got up at once and went back to Jerusalem, where they found the eleven disciples gathered together with the others 33 They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together
34 and saying, "The Lord is risen indeed! He has appeared to Simon!" 34 and saying, "It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon."
35 The two then explained to them what had happened on the road, and how they had recognized the Lord when he broke 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 While the two were telling them this, suddenly the Lord himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you." 36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."
37 They were terrified, thinking that they were seeing a ghost. 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost.
38 But he said to them, "Why are you alarmed? Why are these doubts coming up in your minds? 38 He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?
39 Look at my hands and my feet, and see that it is I myself. Feel me, and you will know, for a ghost doesn't have flesh and bones, as you can see 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 He said this and showed them his hands and his feet. 40 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and feet.
41 They still could not believe, they were so full of joy and wonder; so he asked them, "Do you have 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 cooked fish, 42 They gave him a piece of broiled fish,
43 which he took and ate in their presence. 43 and he took it and ate it in their presence.
44 Then he said to them, "These are the very things I told you about while I was still with you: everything written about me in the Law of Moses, the writings of the prophets, and the Psalms had to come true." 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, "This is what is written: the Messiah must suffer and must rise from death three days later, 46 He told them, "This is what is written: The Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,
47 and in his name the message about repentance and the forgiveness of sins must be preached to all nations, beginning in 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 I myself will send upon you what my Father has promised. But you must wait in the city until the power from above comes down upon you." 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 of the city as far as Bethany, where he raised his hands and blessed them. 50 When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
51 As he was blessing them, he departed from them and was taken up into heaven. 51 While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.
52 They worshiped him and went back into Jerusalem, filled with great joy, 52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53 and spent all their time in the Temple giving thanks to God. 53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.