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1 And, on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing 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 But they found the stone rolled back from the tomb, 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
3 and on entering they found that the body of the Lord Jesus was not there. 3 but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
4 At this they were in great perplexity, when suddenly there stood by them two men whose raiment flashed like lightning. 4 While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.
5 The women were terrified; but, as they stood with their faces bowed to the ground, the men said to them, "Why do you search among the dead for Him who is living? 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 come back to life. Remember how He spoke to 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 when He told you that the Son of Man must be betrayed into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and on the third day rise again." 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 they remembered His words, 8 Then they remembered his words.
9 and returning from the tomb they reported 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 The women were Mary of Magdala, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James; and they and the rest of the women related all 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 the whole story seemed to them an idle tale; they could not believe the women. 11 But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.
12 Peter, however, rose and ran to the tomb. Stooping and looking in, he saw nothing but the linen cloths: so he went away to his own home, wondering 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 the disciples were walking to Emmaus, a village seven or eight 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 were conversing about all these recent events; 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.
15 and, in the midst of their conversation and discussion, Jesus Himself came and joined them, 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;
16 though they were prevented from recognizing Him. 16 but they were kept from recognizing him.
17 "What is the subject," He asked them, "on which you are talking so earnestly, as you walk?" And they stood still, looking full of sorrow. 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 Cleopas, answered, "Are you a stranger lodging alone in Jerusalem, that you have known nothing of the things that have lately happened in the city?" 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 about Jesus the Nazarene," they said, "who was a Prophet powerful in work 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 High Priests and Rulers delivered Him up to be sentenced 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 were hoping that it was He who was about to ransom Israel. Yes, and moreover it was the day before yesterday that these things 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 And, besides, some of the women of our company have amazed us. They went to the tomb at daybreak, 22 In addition, some of our women amazed us. They went to the tomb early this morning
23 and, finding that His body was not there, they came and declared to us that they had also 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 Thereupon some of our party went to the tomb and found things just as the women had said; but Jesus Himself 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 "O dull-witted men," He replied, "with minds so slow 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 there not a necessity for the Christ thus to suffer, and then 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 explained to them the passages in Scripture which refer to Himself. 27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.
28 When they had come near 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 pressed Him to remain with them. "Because," said they, "it is getting towards evening, and the day is nearly over." 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 But as soon as He had sat down with them, and had taken the bread and had blessed and broken it, and was handing 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 their eyes were opened and they recognized Him. But He vanished from them. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.
32 "Were not our hearts," they said to one another, "burning within us while He talked to us on the way 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 So they rose and without an hour's delay returned to Jerusalem, and found the Eleven and the rest met together, who said to them, 33 They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together
34 "Yes, it is true: the Master has come back to life. He has been seen by Simon." 34 and saying, "It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon."
35 Then they related what had happened on the way, and how He had been recognized by 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 While they were thus talking, He Himself stood in their midst and said, "Peace be to you!" 36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."
37 Startled, and in the utmost alarm, they thought they were looking at a spirit; 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost.
38 but He said to them, "Why such alarm? And why are there such questionings in your minds? 38 He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?
39 See my hands and my feet--it is my very self. Feel me and see, for a spirit has not flesh and bones as you 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 And then He showed them His hands and His feet. 40 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and feet.
41 But, while they still could not believe it for joy and were full of astonishment, He asked them, "Have you any food here?" 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 And they gave Him a piece of roasted fish, 42 They gave him a piece of broiled fish,
43 and He took it and ate it in their presence. 43 and he took it and ate it in their presence.
44 And He said to them, "This is what I told you while I was still with you--that everything must be fulfilled that is written in the Law of Moses and in the Prophets and the Psalms concerning me." 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 He said, "Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and on the third day rise again from among 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 proclamation would be made, in His name, of repentance and forgiveness of sins to all the 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 as to these things. 48 You are witnesses of these things.
49 And remember that I am about to send out my Father's promised gift to rest upon you. But, as for you, wait patiently 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 And He brought them out to within view of Bethany, and then lifted up 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 And while He was blessing 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 They worshipped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy. 52 Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
53 Afterwards they were continually in attendance at the Temple, blessing God. 53 And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.