28:1 Now after the sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Mag'dalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulchre.
28:1 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.

28:2 And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat upon it.
28:2 And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it.

28:3 His appearance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow.
28:3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow.

28:4 And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men.
28:4 For fear of him the guards shook and became like dead men.

28:5 But the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.
28:5 But the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified.

28:6 He is not here; for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.
28:6 He is not here; for he has been raised, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.

28:7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead, and behold, he is going before you to Galilee; there you will see him. Lo, I have told you."
28:7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples, 'He has been raised from the dead, and indeed he is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him.' This is my message for you."

28:8 So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples.
28:8 So they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples.

28:9 And behold, Jesus met them and said, "Hail!" And they came up and took hold of his feet and worshiped him.
28:9 Suddenly Jesus met them and said, "Greetings!" And they came to him, took hold of his feet, and worshiped him.

28:10 Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid; go and tell my brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see me."
28:10 Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid; go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me."

28:11 While they were going, behold, some of the guard went into the city and told the chief priests all that had taken place.
28:11 While they were going, some of the guard went into the city and told the chief priests everything that had happened.

28:12 And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sum of money to the soldiers
28:12 After the priests had assembled with the elders, they devised a plan to give a large sum of money to the soldiers,

28:13 and said, "Tell people, `His disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep.'
28:13 telling them, "You must say, 'His disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep.'

28:14 And if this comes to the governor's ears, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble."
28:14 If this comes to the governor's ears, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble."

28:15 So they took the money and did as they were directed; and this story has been spread among the Jews to this day.
28:15 So they took the money and did as they were directed. And this story is still told among the Jews to this day.

28:16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.
28:16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.

28:17 And when they saw him they worshiped him; but some doubted.
28:17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.

28:18 And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
28:18 And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

28:19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
28:19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

28:20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age."
28:20 and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age."