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MARK 16:1–16:8 ©

The massive shock at the burial chamber

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16:1 The massive shock at the burial chamber

(Jn 20:1-10, Mat. 28:1-8, Luke 24:1-12)

16After the Rest Day was over, Maria from Magdala and Maria the mother of Yacob and Salome, went and bought some traditional burial spices that evening to take to the burial chamber and place with the body. 2Then very early on Sunday morning they went to the chamber, arriving just as the sun was rising. 3But they realised that they didn’t have anyone with them to roll the rock away that was covering the entrance. 4However, when they looked they saw that the very large rock had already been rolled away. 5So they went on into the burial chamber and were totally stunned to find a young man dressed in white, sitting in there on the side.

6He assured them, “Don’t be surprised. I know you’re looking for Yeshua from Nazareth, the one who was executed on a pole. But see there where his body was—he’s not there because he came back to life. 7[ref]So you three should go and tell his trainees, and Peter in particular, that he’s going to go up ahead of them to Galilee and you’ll all see him up there, just as he already told you.”

8So they left the chamber and took off running, still stunned and shaking and too scared to stop and to talk to anyone.It’s not certain whether or not the following longer ending of this document was actually penned by Mark, or whether it was appended slightly later. Expert scholars are divided on this, and hence it’s included here for your consideration:

16And the day_of_rest having_elapsed, the Maria/(Mirəyām) the from_Magdala and Maria the mother of_ the _Yakōbos/(Yaˊaqov), and Salōmaʸ, bought spices in_order_that having_come, they_may_anoint him.
2And exceedingly early first of_the of_the_week, they_are_coming to the tomb, the sun having_risen.
3And they_were_saying to themselves:
Who will_be_rolling_away for_us the stone out_of the door of_the tomb?
4And having_looked_up, they_are_observing that the stone has_been_rolled_away, because/for it_was exceedingly large.
5And having_come_in into the tomb, they_saw a_young_man sitting on the right, having_clothed with_a_ white _robe, and they_were_greatly_amazed.
6And he is_saying to_them:
Be_ not _being_greatly_amazed.
You_all_are_seeking Yaʸsous/(Yəhōshūˊa) the Nazaraʸnos, the one having_been_executed_on_a_stake.
He_is not here, see, the place where they_laid him.
7But be_going, say to_the apprentices/followers of_him and to_ the _Petros, that He_is_going_before you_all into the Galilaia/(Gālīl), there you_all_will_be_seeing him, as he_said to_you_all.
8And having_come_out, they_fled from the tomb, because/for trembling and amazement was_having them, and spoke nothing to_no_one for they_were_fearing.

MARK 16:1–16:8 ©