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MATTH1 W. MARK.

LUKE.

JOHN.
CHAP. XV. CHAP. XXIII.
CHAP. XXVII.

CHAP. XIX.

with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury

41 Now in the place where he was crucified, there was a garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre :

* There therefore, because of the Jews preparation-day, for the Tepulchre was nigh ac

hand, 60 And laid it in and laid him in a

and laid it in a 42

laid they his own new tomb, fepulchre which was sepulchre which was Jesus, * which he had hewa hewn out of a rock, hewn in stone, our in the rock :

wherein never wherein was never man

man before was laid. yer laida and he rolled a and rolled a stone great stone to the door unto the door of the of the sepulchre, sepulchre. and departed.

up in a clean sheet, with the Spices and Ointments that Nicodemus had prepard, they carried it to the Sepulchre which Joseph had caus'd to be hewn out of a Rock, and in which no Corps yet had bin deposited, in a Garden adjoining to Mount Calvary: for Friday being almost ended, they had not time to remove it farther by reason of the approaching Festival. Joseph having taken care to have the Entrance: into the Sepulchre clos'd with a great Stone, return'd into the City.

CHAP.

MATTHEW. MARK

LUKE,

JOHN.

CHA P. XXVII. CHA P. XV. CHA P. XXIII.

61 And there was 47 And Mary Mag. 55. And the women Mary Magdalene, and dalene, and Mary the also followed after, the other Mary, mother of Joses,

which came with

him from Galilee, fitting over against the fepulchre.

beheld where he and beheld the was laid.

sepulchre,

and how his body was laid.

56 And they returned, and prepared fpi

and ointments; and rested the fabbathday, according to the

commandment. 62 Now the next day that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unco Pilate,

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CH A P. LXV.

Some religious Women prepare Ointments to embalm the Body of Jesus. The

chief among the Jews obtain a Guard of Roman Soldiers to secure the sepulchre, which they seal up. On the Sunday early in the Morning the Wo. men go to the Sepulchre, from whence they find the Stone removed. They are inform'd by Angels that Jesus is restored to Life, and risen again, with wbich they are commanded to acquaint his Apostles, who give no credit to it. Peter and John repair to the Sepulchre, which they find empty. Mary Magdalene sees two Angels again in the Tomb, and afterwards Jesus bimself, with wbicb She a quaints the Apostles, who do not regard ber.

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HERE were prefent at the interment of the Corps of Jesus, Mary Magda

lene, and the Mother of Foses, and other Women who followed Fejus out of Ga'ilee, who in the mean time fat opposite to the Sepulchre, that they might see cin what place, and after what manner they buried him. Of which having taken exact notice, they return'd in all haste to Jerusalem, and bought Spices and Ointments wherewith to embalm bis Body after the Sabbath should be ended, which they kept exactly according to the Letter of the Law. Upon the Sabbath Cay the Chief of the Jewish Nation came to Pilat, telling him,

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CHA P. XXVII.

63 Saying, Sir, we remember thac that de. ceiver said, while he was yer alive, After three days I will rise again.

64 Conimand therefore that the fepulchre be made sure until the third day, left his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead : so the last error shall be worse than the first.

65 Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch, go your way, make it as sure as you can.

66 So they went and made the fepulchre fure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch. CHA P. XXVIII.

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N the end 2 And very early in I OW upon 1 CHE first day of

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the week early, began to dawn towards day of the week, week, very early in when it was yet dark, the first day of the

the morning, week, came they remembred how that Impostor (so they term'd Jesus) who was crucified the day before, boasted while he was alive, that he should rise again to Life within 3 days. They therefore befought Pilat, that he would command the Sepulchre to be guarded during that time, left his Disciples should steal away his Body, and that last Error be of more dangerous consequence than the former, viz. that he was a Prophet truly sent from God. Pilat replied, that they had a Cohort who kept Guard in the Porches of the Temple; and that they might take from them what number of Soldiers they pleas'd. "The Jews having obtain'd what they requested, repair'd to the Tomb with some Soldiers, whom they placed about it, and feal'd up the Stone that lay at the entrance, charging them to have a watchful Eye over it till the end of the third day. Upon Sunday, the 28th of April

, early in the Morning, before the Sun was up, and about fix and thirty hours after Christ's Body had bin laid in the Sepulchre,

Mary

MATTHEW.

MARK.
LUKE.

John.
CHA P. XXVIII.
C H A P. XVI. CHA P. XXIV.

CHAP. XX. Mary Magdalene, * Mary Magdalene,

Mary Magdalene and the other Mary

and Mary the a
mother of James,
and Salome,

had bought sweet
Spices, that they might

come and anoint him: to see the they came to the

they came unto

cometh to the fepulchre. fepulchre the sepulchre,

sepulchre,
at the rising of
the sun..

bringing the spices
which they had pre-
pared,

and certain so

thers with chem.
3 And they said a.
mong themselves, Who
shall roll us away the
stone from the door

of the fepulchre ?
2 And behold, there
was a great earth-
"quake; for the an-

gel of the Lord def. cended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon ir.

4 (And when they 2 And they found and seeth the looked, they saw that the stone rolled away ftone taken away from the stone was rolled from the sepulchre.

the sepulchre.
away) for it was very
great.

Mary Magdalene, Mary the Mother of Fames, and Salome, and the other Women, taking the Spices and Ointments with them, which they bought (as we related ) on Friday to imbalm the Body of Jesus, came to the Monument just about che time of Sun-rising. As they were going, they ask'd one another how they 1hould get the Stone removed, which they law rolld against the Entrance into the Cave.

Mean while arose a sudden gust of Wind; and an Angel coming down from Heaven, remov'd the Stone, and sat upon it

. After that Jesus, leaving his Sheet in which he was wrap'd, being revived, arose, and went out of the Tomb. The

Women

MARK.
LUKE.

Joun.

MATTHEW.

CHAP. XXVIII.

CH A P. XVI. CHA P. XXIV.

5 And entring into 3. And they enthe fepulchre,

tred in,

and found noc the body of the Lord Jesus.

4 And it came to
pass, as they were
much perplexed chere-

about,
3 His countenance chey faw a young behold two men
was like lightning, and man ficting on the right stood by them in shin-
his raiment white as fide, clothed in a long ing garments.
Inow.

whice garment;
4

And for fear of him the keepers did Thake, and became as dead men.

and they were

Ś And as they were
afrighted.

afraid,
and bowed down their

faces to the earth,
s And the angel an- 6 And he faith un-
swered and said unto to them,

unto them,
the women, Fear not Be not afrighted:
ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus of Naza-
ye seek Jesus, which rech, which was cru-
was crucified.

cified :
6 He is nor here: he is risen, he is
for he is risen,

not here:
as he said,

behold the place the place where the where they laid him. Lord lay.

they said

come, see

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Women finding the passage free, went into the Sepulchre, but found not the Body; and saw only a young Man in white raiment fitting on the right side of the Sepulchre. At their return therefore out of it, while they were wondring at what had happened, and not knowing to what Place they might have remov'd the Corps, two Men appear'd to them in white Apparel, who indeed were Angels, the one of which we faid) remov'd the Stone, and sat upon it, and the other was in the Cave, at the fight of whom the Watchmen were fo terrified, that they look'd rather as if they had bin dead, than living. Nor were the Women a little astonilh'd at the Apparition. But one of the Angels thus accosted them : Fear not, I know you seek Jefus of Nazareth, who was crucified, and buried in this Tomb ; He is no longer here, but is risen to life again, as hé himself foretold: Examiné this Sepulchre as diligently as you please, but be mindful you do not seek for the

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