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Mark 16:4

4 But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away.

Read Mark 16:4 Using Other Translations

And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great.
And looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled back--it was very large.
But as they arrived, they looked up and saw that the stone, which was very large, had already been rolled aside.

What does Mark 16:4 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 16:4

And when they looked
Towards the sepulchre, as they came near it:

they saw that the stone was rolled away;
they perceived it lay at some distance from the door of the sepulchre, which doubtless was very grateful, and matter of rejoicing to them:

for it was very great;
these words are to be read, in connection with the preceding verse; for they are not a reason, why when they looked towards the sepulchre, they saw the stone rolled, because it was a very large one, and so easily to be seen at a distance; but a reason why they were so thoughtful and concerned, who should roll it away for them, it being so big, that they could not think that they were able to do it themselves.

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