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I. QW late in the Night after the Sabbath, * when it began to be Light, towards the Morning of the first Day of the Week; Mary Magdalene and the other Mary, having bought Spices and sweet Odours, came to
the Sepulchre with an intention to . Embalm
I N the end of
the Sabbath, as it began to dawn, towards 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.
* About Three or Four a Clock on Sunday Morn
up the Sepulchre. But when they came to the place, they found a great Trembling of the Earth, and Commotion: For an Angel had rolled awa the Stone from the Mout of the Sepulchre, and the Women saw the Angel sitting upon the Stone. 3. The Face of the Angel was like the bright shining of Lightning, and his Garments were White and Glittering as the very Snow. 4. The Soldiers also, that were set to watch the
3 His countenance was like lightning, and his rament white as Snow.
4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
5 And the angei answered and said unto the women, fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.
6 He is nothere: for he is risen, as he said: come, see the the place where the Lord lay.
believing what they had seen; they ran to give the Disciples notice. 9. And as they were going, jesus himself met them and Saluted them. At first they knew him not; but when he had made himself known to them, they fell down before him and held him by the feet, and Adored him. Io. Then jesus bad them, not be afraid; But go, faith he, and bid my Disciples, my Brethren, go into Galilee, and there they shall see me. 1 I. "I Now when the Women were gone from the Sepulchre, some of the Soldiers that Watched, went into the City, and gave the Chief Priests a particular Account, how they were frighted with an Earthquake and an Apparition, and how the Sepulchre was open'd and" the Body gone. The Providence of God so ordering Matters, that even the greatest
9 * And as they Went to tell his dis. ciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came, and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.
1o Then said Je. sus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.
I 1 of 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 & 13. But t Chief Priests and Elders being now hardned beyond measure in their obstinacy, and having gone on in this Wickedness too far to Retreat, called a Council; and instead of being Convinced and
brought to Repentance
by this nndeniable Evi
dence, they on the con
trary came to a Resolution to Bribe the Sol