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Matthew 28:11-15 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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11 Now when they were going , behold , some of the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done . 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 were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers, 12 When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,
13 Saying , Say ye , His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept . 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 come to the governor's ears , we will persuade him, and secure you. 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 were taught : and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until 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.