Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn on the first day of the week, Mary came the Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.
And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone from the door and sat on it.
And his countenance was like lightning and his clothing as white as snow. And for fear of him the guards shook and became like dead men.
And answering the angel said to the women; «Do not be afraid; for I know that it is Jesus who was crucified that you seek; He is not here; for He is risen as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him; behold, I have told you». So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy and ran to bring word to His disciples.
And as they went to tell His disciples, behold, Jesus met them saying; «Rejoice». And they came and held Him by the feet and worshiped Him. Then Jesus said to them; «Do not be afraid; Go and tell My brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see Me».
Now while they were going behold, some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests all the things that had happened.
And having assembled with the elders they consulted together a large sum of money they gave to the soldiers saying; «Say that «His disciples came at night and stole Him away while we slept». And if this comes to the ears of the governor, we will appease him and make you secure».
So they took the money and did as they were instructed. And it is widespread this story among the Jews until this day.
Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, to the mountain which Jesus had appointed for them. And when they saw Him they worshiped Him, but some doubted, and Jesus came and spoke to them, saying;
«All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and behold, I am with you all the days even to the end of the age». Amen.
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