Matthew 28:5
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New International Version
The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

New Living Translation
Then the angel spoke to the women. "Don't be afraid!" he said. "I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

English Standard Version
But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.

Berean Study Bible
But the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

Berean Literal Bible
And the angel answering said to the women, "Fear not; for I know that you seek Jesus, the One having been crucified.

New American Standard Bible
The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified.

King James Bible
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the angel told the women, "Don't be afraid, because I know you are looking for Jesus who was crucified.

International Standard Version
Responding to the women, the angel said, "Stop being frightened! I know you're looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

NET Bible
But the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

New Heart English Bible
The angel answered the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus, who has been crucified.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the Angel answered and said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are seeking Yeshua, who was crucified.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The angel said to the women, "Don't be afraid! I know you're looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

New American Standard 1977
And the angel answered and said to the women, “Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye, for I know that ye seek Jesus, who was crucified.

King James 2000 Bible
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not: for I know that you seek Jesus, who was crucified.

American King James Version
And the angel answered and said to the women, Fear not you: for I know that you seek Jesus, which was crucified.

American Standard Version
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye; for I know that ye seek Jesus, who hath been crucified.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the angel answering, said to the women: Fear not you; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.

Darby Bible Translation
And the angel answering said to the women, Fear not ye, for I know that ye seek Jesus the crucified one.

English Revised Version
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which hath been crucified.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the angel answered and said to the women, Fear ye not: for I know that ye seek Jesus, who was crucified.

Weymouth New Testament
But the angel said to the women, "As for you, dismiss your fears. I know that it is Jesus that you are looking for--the crucified One.

World English Bible
The angel answered the women, "Don't be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus, who has been crucified.

Young's Literal Translation
And the messenger answering said to the women, 'Fear not ye, for I have known that Jesus, who hath been crucified, ye seek;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
28:1-8 Christ rose the third day after his death; that was the time he had often spoken of. On the first day of the first week God commanded the light to shine out of darkness. On this day did He who is the Light of the world, shine out of the darkness of the grave; and this day is from henceforward often mentioned in the New Testament, as the day which Christians religiously observed in solemn assemblies, to the honour of Christ. Our Lord Jesus could have rolled back the stone by his own power, but he chose to have it done by an angel. The resurrection of Christ, as it is the joy of his friends, so it is the terror and confusion of his enemies. The angel encouraged the women against their fears. Let the sinners in Zion be afraid. Fear not ye, for his resurrection will be your consolation. Our communion with him must be spiritual, by faith in his word. When we are ready to make this world our home, and to say, It is good to be here, then let us remember our Lord Jesus is not here, he is risen; therefore let our hearts rise, and seek the things that are above. He is risen, as he said. Let us never think that strange which the word of Christ has told us to expect; whether the sufferings of this present time, or the glory that is to be revealed. It may have a good effect upon us, by faith to view the place where the Lord lay. Go quickly. It was good to be there, but the servants of God have other work appointed. Public usefulness must be chosen before the pleasure of secret communion with God. Tell the disciples, that they may be comforted under their present sorrows. Christ knows where his disciples dwell, and will visit them. Even to those at a distance from the plenty of the means of grace, he will graciously manifest himself. The fear and the joy together quickened their pace. The disciples of Christ should be forward to make known to each other their experiences of communion with their Lord; and should tell others what God has done for their souls.
Study Bible
The Resurrection
4The guards trembled in fear of him and became like dead men. 5But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6He is not here; He has risen, just as He said! Come, see the place where He lay.…
Cross References
Matthew 14:27
But Jesus immediately spoke up: "Take courage! It is I. Do not be afraid."

Matthew 28:4
The guards trembled in fear of him and became like dead men.

Matthew 28:10
"Do not be afraid," said Jesus. "Go, tell My brothers to go to Galilee. There they will see Me."

Acts 2:24
But God raised Him from the dead, releasing Him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for Him to be held in its clutches.

Revelation 1:17
When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. But He placed His right hand on me and said, "Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last,
Treasury of Scripture

And the angel answered and said to the women, Fear not you: for I know that you seek Jesus, which was crucified.

Fear.

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Isaiah 41:10,14 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: …

Daniel 10:12,19 Then said he to me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that …

Mark 16:6 And he said to them, Be not affrighted: You seek Jesus of Nazareth, …

Luke 1:12,13,30 And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell on him…

Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for …

Revelation 1:17,18 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right …

ye seek.

Psalm 105:3,4 Glory you in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD…

Luke 24:5 And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, …

John 20:13-15 And they say to her, Woman, why weep you? She said to them, Because …

Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for …

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