Mary Magdalene Sees the Risen Lord

11 (A)But Mary stood outside by the tomb weeping, and as she wept she stooped down and looked into the tomb. 12 And she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. 13 Then they said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?”

She said to them, “Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid Him.”

14 (B)Now when she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, and (C)did not know that it was Jesus. 15 Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?”

She, supposing Him to be the gardener, said to Him, “Sir, if You have carried Him away, tell me where You have laid Him, and I will take Him away.”

16 Jesus said to her, (D)“Mary!”

She turned and said to [a]Him, “Rabboni!” (which is to say, Teacher).

17 Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to Me, for I have not yet (E)ascended to My Father; but go to (F)My brethren and say to them, (G)‘I am ascending to My Father and your Father, and to (H)My God and your God.’ ”

18 (I)Mary Magdalene came and told the [b]disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that He had spoken these things to her.

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  1. John 20:16 NU adds in Hebrew
  2. John 20:18 NU disciples, “I have seen the Lord,”

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