Jesus Is Raised

28 Now after the Sabbath, at the dawning on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to view the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came up and[a] rolled away the stone and sat down[b] on it. Now his appearance was like lightning and his clothing white as snow.

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  1. Matthew 28:2 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participles (“descended” and “came up”) have been translated as finite verbs
  2. Matthew 28:2 Or “was sitting”; here “sat down” reflects an ingressive nuance (beginning of a process or entry into a state) in the translation of the imperfect verb

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