Matthew 28:8
New International Version
So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples.

New Living Translation
The women ran quickly from the tomb. They were very frightened but also filled with great joy, and they rushed to give the disciples the angel's message.

English Standard Version
So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples.

Berean Study Bible
So they hurried away from the tomb in fear and great joy, and ran to tell His disciples.

Berean Literal Bible
And having gone out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to tell His disciples.

New American Standard Bible
And they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples.

King James Bible
And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

Christian Standard Bible
So, departing quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to tell his disciples the news.

Contemporary English Version
The women were frightened and yet very happy, as they hurried from the tomb and ran to tell his disciples.

Good News Translation
So they left the tomb in a hurry, afraid and yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So, departing quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to tell His disciples the news.

International Standard Version
So they quickly left the tomb, terrified but also ecstatic, and ran to tell Jesus' disciples.

NET Bible
So they left the tomb quickly, with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples.

New Heart English Bible
They departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring his disciples word.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they went quickly from the tomb with fear and with great joy, and they ran to tell his disciples.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They hurried away from the tomb with fear and great joy and ran to tell his disciples.

New American Standard 1977
And they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy and ran to bring his disciples word.

King James 2000 Bible
And they departed quickly from the sepulcher with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

American King James Version
And they departed quickly from the sepulcher with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

American Standard Version
And they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring his disciples word.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they went out quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy, running to tell his disciples.

Darby Bible Translation
And going out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to bring his disciples word.

English Revised Version
And they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring his disciples word.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they departed quickly from the sepulcher, with fear and great joy; and ran to bring word to his disciples.

Weymouth New Testament
They quickly left the tomb and ran, still terrified but full of unspeakable joy, to carry the news to His disciples.

World English Bible
They departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring his disciples word.

Young's Literal Translation
And having gone forth quickly from the tomb, with fear and great joy, they ran to tell to his disciples;
Study Bible
The Resurrection
7Then go quickly and tell His disciples, ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see Him.’ See, I have told you.” 8So they hurried away from the tomb in fear and great joy, and ran to tell His disciples. 9Suddenly Jesus met them and said, “Greetings!” They came to Him, grasped His feet, and worshiped Him.…
Cross References
Matthew 28:7
Then go quickly and tell His disciples, 'He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see Him.' See, I have told you."

Matthew 28:9
Suddenly Jesus met them and said, "Greetings!" They came to Him, grasped His feet, and worshiped Him.

Treasury of Scripture

And they departed quickly from the sepulcher with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

with.

Ezra 3:12,13
But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice; and many shouted aloud for joy: …

Psalm 2:11
Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Mark 16:8
And they went out quickly, and fled from the sepulchre; for they trembled and were amazed: neither said they any thing to any man; for they were afraid.







Lexicon
So
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

they hurried away
ἀπελθοῦσαι (apelthousai)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 565: From apo and erchomai; to go off, aside or behind, literally or figuratively.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

tomb
μνημείου (mnēmeiou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3419: A tomb, sepulcher, monument. From mneme; a remembrance, i.e. Cenotaph.

in
μετὰ (meta)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3326: (a) gen: with, in company with, (b) acc: (1) behind, beyond, after, of place, (2) after, of time, with nouns, neut. of adjectives.

fear
φόβου (phobou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5401: (a) fear, terror, alarm, (b) the object or cause of fear, (c) reverence, respect. From a primary phebomai; alarm or fright.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

great
μεγάλης (megalēs)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3173: Large, great, in the widest sense.

joy,
χαρᾶς (charas)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5479: Joy, gladness, a source of joy. From chairo; cheerfulness, i.e. Calm delight.

[and] ran
ἔδραμον (edramon)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 5143: Apparently a primary verb; which uses dremo drem'-o as alternate in certain tenses; to run or walk hastily.

to tell
ἀπαγγεῖλαι (apangeilai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 518: To report (from one place to another), bring a report, announce, declare. From apo and the base of aggelos; to announce.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

disciples.
μαθηταῖς (mathētais)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3101: A learner, disciple, pupil. From manthano; a learner, i.e. Pupil.
(8) They departed quickly.--It is natural that independent narratives, given long years afterwards, of what had passed in the agitation of "fear and great joy "should present seeming, or even real, discrepancies as well as coincidences. The discrepancies, such as they are, at any rate, show that the narratives were independent. The best solution of the questions presented by a comparison of the Gospel narrative at this stage is that Mary Magdalene ran eagerly to tell Peter and John, leaving the other Mary and Joanna (Luke 24:10), and then followed in the rear of the two disciples (John 20:2). Then when they had left, the Lord showed Himself first to her (John 20:14), and then to the others (Matthew 28:9), whom she had by that time joined, and then they all hastened together to tell the rest of the disciples.

Verse 8. - They departed (ἐξελθοῦσαι, better ἀπελθοῦσαι) quickly from the sepulchre. At the angel's invitation (ver. 6), they, or some of them, had entered into the inner chamber of the tomb (Luke 24:3), and now came hurrying out. With fear and great joy. With a mixture of emotions - fear at the sight of the heavenly visitant, the supernatural presence, and joy at the assurance that their beloved Master had risen again, having burst the bonds of death. Did run. They did as they were bidden with all possible speed, acting as heralds of good tidings to the disconsolate disciples. 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.
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