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52 And the graves 52 & 53. The Sepulmany bodies of faints chres also of the Dead which slept arose. were opened, and many

53. And came out Bodies of Holy Men arose, of the graves , ter his resurrection, and appeared after Chrift's and went into the Resurrection to many that holy city, and ap- dwelt in Jerusalem; Signipeared unto many.

fying that Christ by his Death and Resurrection, had destroyed him that had the Power of Death , and given earnest of a General Resurrection from the

Dead, 54 Now when the

54. Moreover the Ro. centurion, and they that were with him, man Captain himself, with watching Jesus, saw his Soldiers that were set the earthquake, and

to Watch Jesus, astonished those things that were done, they at the greatness of these feared greatly, say- Prodigies, said ; Certainly ing, Truly this was

this was at least an Innothe Son of God.

cent Person, if not more than a Man.

55. And many 55 & 56. Many Wo. Women were there

men also, who had travel(beholding afar off) which followed Jeftis led along with Jesus from from Galilee, mini- Galilee, and supplied him string unto him.

56 Among which with Necessaries in his waś Mary Magda- Journy, stood at a distance lene, and mary the from the Cross, and were mother of James and Joses, and the mo Eye-witnesses of these ther of Zebedee's : things; as Mary Magdalent

, children.

and

was come ,

there

com.

and Mary the Mother of James and Jofes, and Salome the Mother of John and the other James, with others.

576 58. | Now when 57 When the even Night drew on, one fo

came a rich man of feph of Arimathea, a Rich Arimathea, named Man, who secretly be- Joseph, who also him

self was Jesus dislieved on Jesus and Em-ciple : braced his Doctrin, de 58 He went to

Pilate and begged firing to preserve the Body the body of Jesus: of Jesus from the publick then Pilate

manded the Body to ignominy of being cast out

be delivered. among the Executed Malefactors, went to Pilate and begged leave that he might take away the Body and bury it; and Pilaté

gave him leave.

590 60. Then Joseph 59 And when Jatook down the Body, and feph had taken the having wound it in a clean in a clean linen cloth, Linnen Cloth, he laid it in 60 And laid it in a new Sepulchre, which which he had hewn

own new tomb, was a Cave in a Rock, out in the Rock: wherein he himself design- fone to the door of ed to lie; and stopping it the sepulchre, and up with a great stone, he departed. departed.

61 And there was 61. All this was observ'd

Mary Magdalene, by Mary Magdalene and the and the other Mary, ocher Mary, who sat over fitting over againft

the fepulchre.

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against the Sepulchre, viewing the place where Joseph laid the Body of Jesus, that when the Sabbath was over, they might

come and Embalm it. 62 Now the 62 63. The next next day that follow. day, being the Sabbath in preparation, the chief the Passover week, some priests and pharisees of the Chief Priests and came together unto Pharisees came in a Body Pilate,

63 Saying, Sir, to Pilate, and faid; Sir, we remember that

we Remember that this that deceiver said, while he was yet Impostor, when he was alive, After three alive , said he would rise days I will rise again, again from the Dead the

64 Comand there 64. Be pleased therefore, fore that the sepul- that all further deceit may chre be made sure until the third day, be prevented, to appoint a lesthisdisciples come Company of Soldiers to by night and _fteal Watch the Sepulchre till him away,

and say unto the People, He the three days be past; is risen from the left, if his Disciples should for shall be worse steal him away in the then the first.

Night, and then report it about, that he is Risen from the Dead, the People should be more dangerous

ly seduced than ever. 65 Pilate said unto 65. Pilate, Laughing them, Ye have a within himself, at their watch, so your way; vain fear (as he thought,) make it as secure as

bid

third Day;

you can.

bid them fet what Soldiers
they would to watch, and
make the Sepulchre as sure
as they could.
: 66. Accordingly they

66. So they went went, and made all things and made the sepulsecure, (as they imagined,) chte fure, sealing the

ftone, and setting a setting a Seal upon the watch. Stone which stopt the Sea ! pulchre, and appointing Soldiers to watch it.

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CH A P. XXVIII.

a oil
N the end of 1. OW late in the
the Sabbath,

Night after the
às it began to dawn,
towards the firft day Sabbath, * when it began
of the Week, came to be Light, towards the
and the other Mary, Morning of the first Day
to see the sepulchre of the Week; Mary Mag-

dalene and the other Mary,
having bought Spices and
sweet Odours, came to
the Sepulchre with an in-
tention to Embalm the

Body of Jesus.
2 And behold , 2. And as they were
there was a great in the way, they consult-
angel of the Lord ed between themfelves

,
descended from hea which way they should get
rolled back the ftone the great Stone removed,
from the door, and with which they had seen Ch.27.61.
fat upon it.

Joseph of Arimathea stop

About Three' or Four a Clock on Sunday Morning.

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