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The Book of Matthew

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1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the afirst day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the 1other Mary to see the sepulchre.
2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the 1angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.
3 His 1countenance 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, 1Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.
6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he 1said. 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 1goeth 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.
9 And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus 1met 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 1brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.
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.
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.
18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All 1power 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:
20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am 1with you alway, even unto the end of the aworld. Amen.
Notes on Chapter 28
1 (a) "first day of the week" - From the greek "mian sabbatwn", literally "first sabbath". Comparison of Verses
Verse Greek Literal English Greek Text KJV Text
Matt 28:1 mian sabbatwn first sabbath oqe de sabbatwn th epifwskoush eiv mian sabbatwn hlyen maria h magdalhnh kai h allh maria yewrhsai ton tafon 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.
Mark 16:2 miav sabbatwn first sabbath kai lian prwi thv miav sabbatwn ercontai epi to mnhmeion anateilantov tou hliou And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.
Mark 16:9 prwth sabbatou foremost sabbath anastav de prwi prwth sabbatou efanh prwton maria th magdalhnh af hv ekbeblhkei epta daimonia Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.
Luke 24:1 mia twn sabbatwn first of sabbath th de mia twn sabbatwn oryrou bayeov hlyon epi to mnhma ferousai a htoimasan arwmata kai tinev sun autaiv Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.
John 20:1 mia twn sabbatwn first of sabbath th de mia twn sabbatwn maria h magdalhnh ercetai prwi skotiav eti oushv eiv to mnhmeion kai blepei ton liyon hrmenon ek tou mnhmeiou The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.
John 20:19 mia twn sabbatwn first of sabbath oushv oun oqiav th hmera ekeinh th mia twn sabbatwn kai twn yurwn kekleismenwn opou hsan oi mayhtai sunhgmenoi dia ton fobon twn ioudaiwn hlyen o ihsouv kai esth eiv to meson kai legei autoiv eirhnh umin Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.
Acts 20:7 mia twn sabbatwn first of sabbath en de th mia twn sabbatwn sunhgmenwn twn mayhtwn tou klasai arton o paulov dielegeto autoiv mellwn exienai th epaurion pareteinen te ton logon mecri mesonuktiou And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.
1st Cor 16:2 mian sabbatwn first sabbath kata mian sabbatwn ekastov umwn par eautw tiyetw yhsaurizwn o ti an euodwtai ina mh otan elyw tote logiai ginwntai Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

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20 (a) "world" = "age" - Strongs #165 "aion", an age.
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