Matthew 28 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now late on the Sabbath, when the dawn of the first day of the week was near, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the place where his body was. 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 And there was a great earth-shock; for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, rolling back the stone, took his seat 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 form was shining like the light, and his clothing was white as snow: 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.
4 And for fear of him the watchmen were shaking, and became as dead men. 4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.
5 And the angel said to the women, Have no fear: for I see that you are searching for Jesus, who was put to death on the cross. 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, for he has come to life again, even as he said. Come, see the Lord's resting-place. 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.
7 And go quickly and give his disciples the news that he has come back from the dead, and is going before you into Galilee; there you will see him, as I have said to 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 And they went away quickly, with fear and great joy, to give his disciples the news. 8 So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples.
9 And on the way, Jesus came to them, saying, Be glad. And they came and put their hands on his feet, and gave him worship. 9 Suddenly Jesus met them. "Greetings," he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him.
10 Then said Jesus to them, Have no fear: go and give word to my brothers to go into 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 Now, while they were going, some of the watchmen came into the town and gave news to the chief priests of all the things which had taken place. 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 And when they had come together with those in authority, and had made their decision, they gave much money to the watchmen, saying, 12 When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,
13 Say, His disciples came by night and took him away secretly 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 And if this comes to the ruler's ears, we will see that he does not make you responsible. 14 If this report gets to the governor, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble."
15 So they took the money, and did as they had been ordered: and this account has been current among the Jews till the present time. 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 But the eleven disciples went into Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had given them orders to go. 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.
17 And when they saw him they gave him worship: but some were in doubt. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
18 And Jesus came to them and said, All authority has been given to me 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, and make disciples of all the nations, giving them baptism 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 Teaching them to keep all the rules which I have given you: and see, I am ever with you, even to the end of the world. 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."