Modern Literal Version

[Matthew 28]

     {Mar 16:1-8 & Mat 28:1-8 & Luk 24:1-8, 12 & Joh 20:1-10 Dawn and very early Sun.}

     28:1 Now after the Sabbath, as it was dawning toward the first daylight of the week, Mary the Magdalene and the other Mary came to view the burial chamber. 28:2 And behold, there became a great earthquake; for* a messenger of the Lord, having come down from heaven, came and rolled away the stone from the door and was sitting upon it. 28:3 His form was like lightning and his clothingwas white like snow; 28:4 and those who are guarding the door, shook out of fear of him and became like dead men.

     28:5 Now the messenger answered and said to the women, DoĎ not be afraid; for* I know that youĎare seeking Jesus, who has been crucified. 28:6 He is not here; for* he was raised, just-as he said. Come-hereĎ, beholdĎ the place where the Lord was laying. 28:7 And when* youĎ have traveled quickly, say to his disciples, He was raised from the dead, and behold, he is preceding youĎ into Galilee; youĎwill be seeing him there. Behold, I have said this to youĎ.

     28:8 And having gone out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to report to his disciples.

     {Mar 16:9-11 & Mat 28:9-10 & Luk 24:9-11 & Joh 20:11-18.}

     28:9 Now as they were traveling to also report it to his disciples, behold, Jesus encountered them, saying, RejoiceĎ! But they came and took-hold of his feet and worshiped him. 28:10 Then Jesus says to them, DoĎ not be afraid. GoĎ; reportĎ to my brethren in order that they might go into Galilee and they will be seeing me there.

     {Mat 28:11-15 Sun. Morning; no parallel.}

     28:11 Now while traveling, behold, some of the sentries came into the city and reported to the high-priests all the things which had happened. 28:12 And having been gathered together with the elders and having taken counsel, they gave a considerable amount of silver to the soldiers, 28:13 saying, SayĎ: when* we fell-asleep, his disciples came by night and stole him away. 28:14 And if this is heard by the governor, we will be persuading him and will be making* youĎ carefree. 28:15 So they took the silver and did like they were taught and this speech was broadcasted with the Jews and is continuing till today.

     {Mat 28:16-17 & 1Co 15:6 Mountain in Galilee.}

     28:16 But the eleven disciples traveled into Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had appointed to them. 28:17 And seeing him, they worshiped him, but some were skeptical.

     {Mar 16:15-18 & Mat 28:18-20 & Luk 24:46-47 Mountain in Galilee; The Great Commission.}

     28:18 And Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying, All authority has been given to me in heaven and upon earth.

     28:19When* youĎ travel, make disciples of all the nations, immersing* them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 28:20teaching them to observe all things, as many things as I have commanded youĎ, and behold, I am with youĎ all the days until the end of the earth.


Modern Literal Version

Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1999, 2014 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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