New International Version
Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were sitting there opposite the tomb.
King James Bible
And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre.
Darby Bible Translation
But Mary of Magdala was there, and the other Mary, sitting opposite the sepulchre.
World English Bible
Mary Magdalene was there, and the other Mary, sitting opposite the tomb.
Young's Literal Translation
and there were there Mary the Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over-against the sepulchre.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Sitting over against the sepulchre - These holy women, filled with that love to their Lord which death cannot destroy, cleaved to him in life, and in death were not divided. They came to the grave to see the end, and overwhelmed with sorrow and anguish, sat down to mourn.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Blind Watchers at the Cross
'And sitting down they watched Him there.' --MATT. xxvii. 36. Our thoughts are, rightly, so absorbed by the central Figure in this great chapter that we pass by almost unnoticed the groups round the cross. And yet there are large lessons to be learned from each of them. These rude soldiers, four in number, as we infer from John's Gospel, had no doubt joined with their comrades in the coarse mockery which preceded the sad procession to Calvary; and then they had to do the rough work of the executioners, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Third Stage of Jewish Trial. Jesus Formally Condemned by the Sanhedrin and Led to Pilate.
Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons.
After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.
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