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sought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took 39 the body of Jesus. And Nicodemus also came, (he that at first had come to Jesus by night,) bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about the weight of an hundred pounds. 40 Then they took the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen

bands with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to em41 balm. Now in the place where he was crucified was a

garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre, in which no 42 man had ever been laid. There they laid Jesus therefore, because of the preparation-day of the Jews; for the sepulchre was near.

Cя. xx. BUT on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene cometh to the sepulchre in the morning, when it was yet dark, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre. 2 She runneth, therefore, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, "They have taken away the Lord' out of the sepul3 chre; and we know not where they have laid him." Peter therefore went out, and that other disciple; and they came 4 to the sepulchre. Now they both ran together: but the

other disciple outran Peter, and came first to the sepulchre. 5 And when he had stooped down to look in, he seeth the 6 linen bands lying; but he went not in. Then cometh Si

mon Peter, following him; and he went into the sepulchre, 7 and seeth the linen bands lying; and the napkin, which had been about Jesus's head, not lying with the linen bands, 8 but wrapped up apart in another place. Then went in

that other disciple also, who came first to the sepulchre ; 9 and he saw and believed not. For as yet they knew not

Or, our Master, N. m. "So the Cambridge Ms. in the Greek; but not in the Latin translation of it. The following verse assigns a reason for the unbelief of St. John and St. Peter." N. The received text reads, “he saw and believed." Griesbach retains the common reading.

the scripture, that Jesus must rise again from the dead. 10 Then the disciples went again to their own home.


But Mary stood without at the sepulchre, weeping; and, as she wept, she stooped down to look into the sepulchre ; 12 and seeth two angels in white *, sitting, one at the head and

the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. 13 And they say unto her, "Woman, why weepest thou?"

She saith unto them, "Because they have taken away my 14 Lord', and I know not where they have laid him." When?

she had said thus, she turned herself back, and seeth Jesus 15 standing; but knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto her, "Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou?" She, supposing him to be the keeper of the garden, saith unto him, "Sir, if thou have carried him hence, tell me 16 where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away." Je

sus saith unto her, "Mary." She turned, and saith unto him in the Hebrew tongue, "Rabbonis." Which signifieth, 17 My Teacher. Jesus saith unto her, "Embrace me not:


for I do not yet ascend to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascends to my Father, and 18 your Father, and to my God and your God.'" Mary Magdalene cometh and telleth the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had said these things unto her.

Then in the evening of that day, being the first day of the week, the doors where the disciples were assembled having been shut for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, "Peace be unto 20 you." And when he had said this, he showed them his Then the disciples were glad, when Then Jesus said to them again, “Peace

hands and his side. 21 they saw the Lord.


'Or, Master, N. m. And when, R. T. 3 saith unto him, Rabboni, R. T. 4 Master, N. t. 5 I shall ascend, N.

* Angels, or messengers. Luke calls them two men, Luke xxiv. 4. They were probably the same persons who appeared to Jesus at the mount of transfiguration, and afterwards to the apostles upon the mount of Olives, Acts i. 10.

22 be unto you: as the Father sent me, so I send you." And

when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto 23 them, "Receive ye the holy spirit. If ye remit the sins of any, they are remitted unto them; if ye retain them, they are retained.”

24 But Thomas, called Didymus, one of the twelve, was not 25 with them when Jesus came. Then the other disciples said unto him, "We have seen the Lord'." But he said unto them, "Unless I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put mine hand into his side, I shall not believe."

And, within eight days *, his disciples were again within, and Thomas with them: then Jesus cometh, the doors having been shut, and stood in the midst, and said, "Peace be unto 27 you." Then he saith to Thomas, "Reach hither thy finger,

and behold my hands; and reach hither thine hand, and put it into my side; and be not unbelieving, but believing." 28 Thomas answered, and said unto him, "My Lord, and 29 my Godt!" Jesus saith unto him, "Because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed; happy are they that have not seen, and yet have believed."


Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his 31 disciples, which are not written in this book: but these are


written, that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that, believing3, ye may have life through his name.

CH. XXI. After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples at the lake of Tiberias: and in this manner he


'Or, our Master, N. m. Or, examine; or, feel, N. m. 3 And Thomas, R.T. • Thomas, because, R.T. 5 Or, through belief, N. m.

*Or, eight days after; that is, on the eighth day, or the following first day of the week, N.

+"These words are usually understood as a confession. Beza says that they are an exclamation: q. d. 'My Lord! and my God!' how great is thy power! Eph. i. 19, 20. Whitby's Last Thoughts, 2d ed. p. 78." Newcome.

2 showed himself. There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disci3 ples. Simon Peter saith unto them, "I am going to fish." They say unto him, "We also will go with thee." They departed, and went into a ship [immediately]; and on that 4 night they caught nothing. But when morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore: the disciples however 5 knew not that it was Jesus. Then Jesus saith unto them,

"Young men', have ye any food?" They answered him, 6"No." And he said unto them, "Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye will get some." They cast it therefore and now they were not able to draw it, for the 7 multitude of fishes. Wherefore that disciple whom Jesus loved saith to Peter, "It is the Lord." Now when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he girt on his upper garment (for he was naked), and cast himself into the lake. 8 And the other disciples came in the vessel (for they were

not far from land, but as it were two hundred cubits) drag9 ging the net full of fishes. As soon then as they landed, they see a fire of coals lying, and fish laid thereon; and 10 bread. Jesus saith unto them, "Bring of the fishes which 11 ye have now caught." Simon Peter went into the vessel,

and drew the net to land, full of great fishes, an hundred and fifty-three and although there were so many, yet the 12 net was not broken. Jesus saith unto them, "Come and

dine." Now none of the disciples durst inquire of him, 13 "Who art thou?" knowing that it was the Lord. Jesus3

cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth to them, and fish in 14 like manner. Jesus shewed himself to his disciples now this third time, after he had risen from the dead.

So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, lovest thou me more than these

Or our Master, N. m.

3 Jesus then,


My children, N. See Townson.

R. T. and N.


love me?" He saith unto Jesus, "Yes, Lord': thou knowest that I love thee." Jesus saith unto him, "Feed 16 my lambs." Jesus saith to him again a second time, "Si

mon, son of Jonah, lovest thou me?" He saith unto Jesus,

"Yes, Lord: thou knowest that I love thee." Jesus 17 saith unto him, "Tend my sheep." Jesus saith unto him the third time, "Simon, son of Jonah, lovest thou me ?" Peter was grieved that Jesus said unto him the third time, "Lovest thou me ?" and he said unto Jesus, "Lord, thou

knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee." Jesus 18 saith unto him, "Feed my sheep. Verily verily I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou didst gird thyself and walk whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou wilt stretch forth thine hands, and another will gird 19 thee, and carry thee whither thou wouldest not." Now

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Then Peter turned about, and seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following; who had leaned on his breast also at supper, and had said, "Lord, which is he who deli21 vereth thee up?" When Peter saw him, he saith to Je22 sus, "Lord, and what shall this man do?" Jesus saith

unto him, "If I will that he remain till I come, what is 23 that to thee? Follow thou me." This report therefore went abroad among the brethren, that this disciple was not to die; yet Jesus said not to him, "He shall not die;" but, "If I will that he remain till I come, what is that to thee?"

he spake this, signifying by what death Peter would glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith to Peter, "Follow me."


This is the disciple who testified of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is

1 Or, Master: so ver. 16, 17, 20, 21.

*. Or, more than thou lovest these things? Sce Bishop Pearce. The original is ambiguous.

* N. m. should not, N. t.

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