And having gone forth quickly from the tomb, with fear and great joy, they ran to tell to his disciples;
Matthew 28:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They departed quickly from the sepulchre - At the desire of the angel they went into the tomb, to have the fullest certainty of the resurrection.
Fear and great joy - Fear, produced by the appearance of this glorious messenger of God; and great joy occasioned by the glad tidings of the resurrection of their Lord and Master. At the mention of unexpected good news, fear and joy are generally intermingled.
- Vix sum apud me, ita animus commotus est metu,
Spe, gaudio, mirando hoc tanto, tam repentino bono
Terant. Andr. v. 945
"I am almost beside myself, my mind is so agitated with fear, hope, and joy, at this unexpected good news."
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