John 20
The Scriptures (ISR 1998)

1And on the first day of the weeka Miryam from Mag̅dala came early to the tomb, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.

2So she ran and came to Shim‛on Kĕpha, and to the other taught one whom יהושע loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Master out of the tomb, and we do not know where they laid Him.”

3Then Kĕpha and the other taught one went out, and they were going to the tomb,

4and the two were running together, but the other taught one outran Kĕpha and came to the tomb first.

5And stooping down he saw the linen wrappings lying, but he did not go in.

6Then Shim‛on Kĕpha came, following him, and went into the tomb. And he saw the linen wrappings lying,

7and the cloth which had been on His head, not lying with the linen wrappings, but folded up in a place by itself.

8So, then, the other taught one, who came to the tomb first, also went in. And he saw and believed.

9For they did not yet know the Scripture, that He has to rise again from the dead.

10Therefore the taught ones went away again, by themselves.

11But Miryam was standing outside by the tomb weeping. Then as she wept, she stooped down to the tomb,

12and saw two messengers in white sitting, one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of יהושע had been laid.

13And they said to her, “Woman, why do you weep?” She said to them, “Because they took away my Master, and I do not know where they laid Him.”

14And having said this, she turned around and saw יהושע standing, but she did not know that it was יהושע.

15יהושע said to her, “Woman, why do you weep? Whom do you seek?” Thinking He was the gardener, she said to Him, “Master, if You have carried Him away, say to me where You put Him, and I shall take Him away.”

16יהושע said to her, “Miryam!” She turned and said to Him, “Rabboni!” (which means Teacher).

17יהושע said to her, “Do not hold on to Me, for I have not yet ascended to My Father. But go to My brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to My Father and your Father, and to My Elohim and your Elohim.’ ”

18Miryam from Mag̅dala came announcing to the taught ones that she had seen the Master, and that He had told her this.

19When therefore it was evening on that day, the first day of the week,and when the doors were shut where the taught ones met, for fear of the Yehuḏim, יהושע came and stood in the midst, and said to them, “Peace to you.”

20And having said this, He showed them His hands and His side. The taught ones therefore rejoiced when they saw the Master.

21Then יהושע said to them again, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.”

22And having said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Set-apart Spirit.

23“If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they have been retained.”

24But T’oma, called the Twin, one of the twelve, was not with them when יהושע came,

25so the other taught ones said to him, “We have seen the Master.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in His hands the mark of the nails, and put my finger into the imprint of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I shall by no means believe.”

26And after eight days His taught ones were again inside, and T’oma with them. יהושע came, the doors having been shut, and He stood in the midst, and said, “Peace to you!”

27Then He said to T’oma, “Bring your finger here, and see My hands. And bring your hand and put it into My side – and do not be unbelieving, but believing.”

28And T’oma answered and said to Him, “My Master and my Elohim!”a

29יהושע said to him, “T’oma, because you have seen Me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.”

30There were indeed many other signs that יהושע did in the presence of His taught ones, which are not written in this book,

31but these have been written so that you believe that יהושע is the Messiah, the Son of Elohim,a and that, believing, you might possess life in His Name.

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