| The Resurrection Story
Christ’s resurrection is declared by
an angel to the women
1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began
to dawn toward the first [day] of the week,
came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary
to see the sepulchre.
2 And, behold, there
was a great earthquake: for the angel of
the Lord descended from heaven, and came
and rolled back the stone from the door,
and sat upon it.1 3 His countenance was
like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:
4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake,
and became as dead [men]. 5 And the angel
answered and said unto the women,
Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus,
which was crucified. 6 He is not here:
for he is risen, as he said. Come, see
the place where the Lord lay.
7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples
that he is risen from the dead; and,
behold, he goeth before you into Galilee;
there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.
8 And they departed quickly from the
sepulchre with fear and great joy;
and did run to bring his disciples word.
He himself appears unto them
9 And as they went to tell his disciples,
behold, Jesus met them, saying,
All hail. And they came and held him by
the feet, and worshipped him.
10 Then said Jesus unto them,
Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that
they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.
The chief priests give the soldiers money
to say that he was stolen out of his sepulchre
11 Now when they were going, behold, some
of the watch came into the city, and shewed
unto the chief priests all the things that were done.
12 And when they were assembled with the
elders, and had taken counsel, they gave
large money unto the soldiers,
13 Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night,
and stole him [away] while we slept.
14 And if this come to the governor’s ears,
we will persuade him, and secure you.
15 So they took the money, and did as
they were taught: and this saying is commonly
reported among the Jews until this day.
Christ appears to his disciples
16 Then the eleven disciples went
away into Galilee, into a mountain where
Jesus had appointed them. 17 And when
they saw him, they worshipped him:
but some doubted.
and sends them to baptize and teach
18 And Jesus came and spake unto them,
saying, All power is given unto me in heaven
and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach
all nations, baptizing them in the name of
the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:2
20 Teaching them to observe all things
whatsoever I have commanded you:
and, lo, I am with you alway, [even]
unto the end of the world. Amen.