Matthew 28 GW/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 After the day of worship, as the sun rose Sunday morning, Mary from Magdala 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 Suddenly, there was a powerful earthquake. An angel of the Lord had come down from heaven, rolled the stone away, and was sitting 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 He was as bright as lightning, and 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 deathly afraid of him that they shook. 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 you're 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's not here. He has been brought back to life as he said. Come, 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 Then go quickly, and tell his disciples that he has been brought back to life. He's going ahead of them into Galilee. There they will see him. Take note that 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 They hurried away from the tomb with fear and great joy and ran to tell his 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 and greeted them. They went up to him, bowed down to worship him, and took hold of his feet. 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, tell my followers 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 told the chief priests everything 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 The chief priests gathered together with the leaders and agreed on 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 and told them to say that Jesus' disciples had come at night and had stolen his body while they were sleeping. 13 telling them, "You are to say, 'His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we were asleep.'
14 [They added,] "If the governor hears about it, we'll take care of it, and you'll have nothing to worry about." 14 If this report gets to the governor, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble."
15 The soldiers took the money and did as they were told. Their story has been spread among the Jewish people to this 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 The eleven disciples went to the mountain in Galilee 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 bowed down in worship, though some had doubts. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
18 When Jesus came near, he spoke 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 wherever you go, 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 do everything I have commanded you. "And remember that I am always with you until the end of time." 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."