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Matthew 28 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Jesus Is Risen!

(Mar 16:1–8; Luk 24:1–12; Jhn 20:1–10 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:1 - And on the eve of the sabbaths, at the dawn, toward the first of the sabbaths, came Mary the Magdalene, and the other Mary, to see the sepulchre,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:2 - and lo, there came a great earthquake, for a messenger of the Lord, having come down out of heaven, having come, did roll away the stone from the door, and was sitting upon it,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:3 - and his countenance was as lightning, and his clothing white as snow,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:4 - and from the fear of him did the keepers shake, and they became as dead men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:5 - And the messenger answering said to the women, 'Fear not ye, for I have known that Jesus, who hath been crucified, ye seek;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:6 - he is not here, for he rose, as he said; come, see the place where the Lord was lying;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:7 - and having gone quickly, say ye to his disciples, that he rose from the dead; and lo, he doth go before you to Galilee, there ye shall see him; lo, I have told you.'
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:8 - And having gone forth quickly from the tomb, with fear and great joy, they ran to tell to his disciples;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:9 - and as they were going to tell to his disciples, then lo, Jesus met them, saying, 'Hail!' and they having come near, laid hold of his feet, and did bow to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:10 - Then saith Jesus to them, 'Fear ye not, go away, tell to my brethren that they may go away to Galilee, and there they shall see me.'
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:11 - And while they are going on, lo, certain of the watch having come to the city, told to the chief priests all the things that happened,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:12 - and having been gathered together with the elders, counsel also having taken, they gave much money to the soldiers,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:13 - saying, 'Say ye, that his disciples having come by night, stole him -- we being asleep;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:14 - and if this be heard by the governor, we will persuade him, and you keep free from anxiety.'
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:15 - And they, having received the money, did as they were taught, and this account was spread abroad among Jews till this day.

The Great Commission

(Mar 16:14–18; Luk 24:36–49; Jhn 20:19–23; Act 1:6–8 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:16 - And the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mount where Jesus appointed them,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:17 - and having seen him, they bowed to him, but some did waver.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:18 - And having come near, Jesus spake to them, saying, 'Given to me was all authority in heaven and on earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:19 - having gone, then, disciple all the nations, (baptizing them -- to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:20 - teaching them to observe all, whatever I did command you,) and lo, I am with you all the days -- till the full end of the age.'

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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