John 20:3

3 So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb.

John 20:3 in Other Translations

3 Peter therefore went forth, and that other disciple, and came to the sepulchre.
3 So Peter went out with the other disciple, and they were going toward the tomb.
3 Peter and the other disciple started out for the tomb.
3 Peter and the other disciple left immediately for the tomb.
3 At that, Peter and the other disciple went out, heading for the tomb.

John 20:3 Meaning and Commentary

John 20:3

Peter therefore went forth
Out of the house where he was, upon hearing the account Mary gave:

and that other disciple;
John, the Evangelist and Apostle; the rest of the disciples staying at home and continuing together, waiting to hear what account these two would bring:

and came to the sepulchre;
to see with their own eyes what was done, and whether things were as Mary had related; and to make a more particular inquiry into, and examination of them.

John 20:3 In-Context

1 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.
2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!”
3 So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb.
4 Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first.
5 He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in.

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