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.

Read Matthew 28:15 Using Other Translations

So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.
So they took the money and did as they were directed. And this story has been spread among the Jews to this day.
So the guards accepted the bribe and said what they were told to say. Their story spread widely among the Jews, and they still tell it today.