15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She supposing that he had been the gardener, said unto him, Sir, if thou hast borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and said unto him, Rabboni, which is to say, Master.
17 [a]Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not: for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my [b]brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto [c]my Father, and to your Father, and to my God, and your God.
John 20:17Christ which is risen, is not to be sought in this world according to the flesh, but in heaven by faith, whither he is gone before us.
John 20:17By his brethren he meaneth his disciples: for in the next verse following, it is said, that Mary told his disciples.
John 20:17He calleth God his Father because he is his Father naturally in the Godhead, and he saith your Father, because he is our Father by grace, through the adoption of the sons of God: that is, by taking us of his free grace to be his sons, Epiphanius.
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