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.
Darby Bible Translation
And going out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to bring his disciples word.
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;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they departed quickly - Joyful at the "news," and wishing to impart it to all, they fled to find the disciples, and to tell them that the Lord was risen.
With fear and great joy - Fear because of:
1. the wonderful scenes which they had witnessed the stone rolled away, and the presence of an angel;
2. a confused state of mind, apprehensive, perhaps, that it might not, after all, be true.
The news was too good to be credited at once, yet they had sufficient faith in it to fill them with great and unexpected joy. Perhaps no language could better express the state of their minds - the mingled awe and rejoicing - than that which is used here.
And did run ... - They ran to announce what they had seen to the disciples. The city, where the disciples were, was half a mile or more from the place.
LibraryAugust 16. "I am with You Alway" (Matt. xxviii. 20).
"I am with you alway" (Matt. xxviii. 20). Oh, how it helps and comforts us in the plod of life to know that we have with us the Christ who spent the first thirty years of His life in the carpenter shop at Nazareth, swinging the hammer, covered with sweat and grimy dust, physically weary as we often are, and able to understand all our experiences of drudgery and labor! and One who still loves to share our common tasks and equip us for our difficult undertakings of hand and brain! Yes, humble sister, …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
The Risen Lord's Greetings and Gifts
Some of the Guards Report to the Jewish Rulers.
The Great Commission Given.
"Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into Galilee, there you will see Him; behold, I have told you."
And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.
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