28 1 The women go to the sepulcher. 2 The Angel. 9 The women see Christ. 18 He sendeth his Apostles to preach.
1 Now in [a]the [b]end of the Sabbath, when the first day of the week [c]began to dawn, Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, came to see the sepulcher.
2 And behold, there was a great earthquake: for the Angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.
3 And his [d]countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow.
4 And for fear of him, the keepers were astonied, and became as dead men.
5 But the Angel answered, and said to the women, Fear [e]ye not: for I know that ye seek Jesus which was crucified:
6 He is not here, for he is risen, as he said: come, see the place where the Lord was laid,
7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead: and behold, he goeth before you into Galilee: there ye shall see him: lo, I have told you.
8 So they departed quickly from the sepulcher, with fear and great joy, and did run to bring his disciples word.
9 [f]And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus also met them, saying, God save you. And they came, and took him by the feet, and worshipped him.
10 Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid. Go, and tell my brethren, that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.
11 ¶ [g]Now when they were gone, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and showed unto the high Priests all the things that were done.
12 And they gathered them together with the Elders, and took counsel, and gave large money unto the soldiers,
13 Saying, Say, His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept.
14 And if this matter [h]come before the governor to be heard, we will persuade him, and so use the matter that you shall not need to care,
15 So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is noised among the Jews unto this day.
16 ¶ [i]Then the eleven disciples went into Galilee, into a mountain, where Jesus had appointed them.
17 And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.
18 And Jesus came, and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me, in heaven, and in earth.
19 [j]Go therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them [k]in the Name of the Father, and the Son, and the holy Ghost,
20 Teaching them to observe all things, whatsoever I have commanded you: and lo, I am with you [l]alway, until the end of the world, Amen.
Matthew 28:1Christ having put death to flight in the sepulcher, riseth by his own power, as straightway the Angel witnesseth.
Matthew 28:1At the going out of the Sabbath, that is, about daybreak after the Roman’s count, which reckon the natural day, from the sun rising to the next sun rising: and not as the Hebrews, which count from evening to evening.
Matthew 28:1When the morning after the first day after the Sabbath began to dawn: and that first day is the same, which we now call Sunday or the Lord’s day.
Matthew 28:3The beams of his eyes, and by the figure Synecdoche, for the countenance.
Matthew 28:5The word (Ye) is spoken with force to confirm the women, now that the soldiers were afraid.
Matthew 28:9Christ appeareth himself after his resurrection, and sending the women to his disciples, showeth that he hath not forgotten them.
Matthew 28:11The more the sun shineth, the more are the wicked blinded.
Matthew 28:14For it was to be feared, that it would be brought to the governor’s ears.
Matthew 28:16Christ appeareth also to his Disciples, whom he maketh Apostles.
Matthew 28:19The sum of the Apostleship is, the publishing of the doctrine received of Christ throughout all the world, and the ministering of the Sacraments: the efficacy of which things hangeth not of the ministers, but of the Lord.
Matthew 28:19Calling upon the name of the Father, the Son, and the holy Ghost.
Matthew 28:20Forever: and this place is meant of the manner of the presence of his spirit, by means whereof he maketh us partakers both of himself and of all his benefits, but is absent from us in body.
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