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16 Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to Him in [a]Hebrew, “Rabboni!” (which means, Teacher). 17 Jesus said to her, [b]Do not hold Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to My Father and your Father, and to My God and your God.’” 18 Mary Magdalene came, reporting to the disciples that she had seen the Lord and that He had said these things to her.

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  1. John 20:16 I.e. Jewish Aramaic.
  2. John 20:17 In her joy Mary had probably reverently embraced Jesus at the knees or ankles.

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