17 Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers(A) and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father(B) and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

18 Mary Magdalene(C) went to the disciples(D) with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them that he had said these things to her.

Jesus Appears to His Disciples

19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders,(E) Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace(F) be with you!”(G) 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side.(H) The disciples were overjoyed(I) when they saw the Lord.

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