The King's victory
late on the Sabbath, as it began to 1dawn
toward the 2bfirst
day of the week, cMary
the Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave.
And behold, there was a great 1earthquake
, for an angel of the Lord descended out of heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it.
And his appearance was like alightning
, and his garment as bwhite
And for fear of him the guards shook and became like dead men.
And the angel answered and said to the women, Do not be afraid, for I know that you are seeking Jesus, the crucified.
is not here, for He has been araised
, even as He said. Come, see the place where He was lying.
And go quickly and tell His disciples that He has been raised from the dead, and behold, He goes before you into 1aGalilee
. There you will see Him. Behold, I have told you.
And they went away quickly from the tomb with 1fear
and great joy and ran to report this
to His disciples.
And behold, Jesus 1met
them, saying, 2Rejoice
! And they came to Him
and took hold of His feet and aworshipped
Then Jesus said to them, Do not be afraid. Go and report to My 1abrothers
that they should go into 2bGalilee
, and there they will see Me.
And as they were going, behold, some from the aguard
came into the city and reported to the chief priests all that had happened.
And after the chief priests
had gathered with the elders and had taken counsel, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers,
Saying, Say this, 1His
disciples came by night and astole
Him away while we slept.
And if this comes to the agovernor
's ears, we will 1persuade
him and make sure that you have nothing to worry about.
And they took the money and did as they were instructed. And this account has been widely 1spread
among the Jews until this very day.
And the eleven disciples went to aGalilee
, to the 1mountain
where Jesus directed them.
And when they saw Him, they aworshipped Him,
though some 1doubted
And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All 1authority
has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
all the anations
of the 6Father
and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
them to aobserve
all that I have bcommanded
you. And behold, I am 2cwith
you all the days until the 3dconsummation
of the age.