Matthew 27:66
Good News Translation
So they left and made the tomb secure by putting a seal on the stone and leaving the guard on watch.

Contemporary English Version
So they sealed it tight and placed soldiers there to guard it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they departing, made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone and setting guards.

New American Bible
So they went and secured the tomb by fixing a seal to the stone and setting the guard.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they departing, made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone and setting guards.

and made.

sealing.

Daniel 6:17 And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den: which the king sealed with his own ring, and with the ring of his nobles, that nothing should be done against Daniel.

2 Timothy 2:19 But the sure foundation of God standeth firm, having this seal: the Lord knoweth who are his; and let every one depart from iniquity who nameth the name of the Lord.

Context
The Guards at the Tomb
65Pilate saith to them: You have a guard. Go, guard it as you know. 66And they departing, made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone and setting guards.
Cross References
Daniel 6:17
And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den: which the king sealed with his own ring, and with the ring of his nobles, that nothing should be done against Daniel.

Matthew 27:60
And laid it in his own new monument, which he had hewed out in a rock. And he rolled a great stone to the door of the monument and went his way.

Matthew 27:65
Pilate saith to them: You have a guard. Go, guard it as you know.

Matthew 28:2
And behold there was a great earthquake. For an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and coming rolled back the stone and sat upon it.

Matthew 28:11
Who when they were departed, behold, some of the guards came into the city and told the chief priests all things that had been done.

Mark 16:4
And looking, they saw the stone rolled back. For it was very great.

John 20:1
And on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalen cometh early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre: and she saw the stone taken away from the sepulchre.

Revelation 20:3
And he cast him into the bottomless pit and shut him up and set a seal upon him, that he should no more seduce the nations till the thousand years be finished. And after that, he must be loosed a little time.

Additional Translations
So they went and secured the tomb by sealing the stone and posting the guard.

And having gone with the guard, they made the tomb secure, having sealed the stone.

So they went, and made the sepulcher sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.

So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, the guard being with them.

And they went and secured the sepulchre, having sealed the stone, with the watch [besides].

So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, the guard being with them.

So they went, and having sealed the stone, made the sepulcher secure with a watch.

So they went and made the sepulchre secure, sealing the stone besides setting the guard.

So they went with the guard and made the tomb secure, sealing the stone.

and they, having gone, did make the sepulchre secure, having sealed the stone, together with the watch.
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