Luke 24:23
New International Version
but didn’t find his body. They came and told us that they had seen a vision of angels, who said he was alive.

New Living Translation
They said his body was missing, and they had seen angels who told them Jesus is alive!

English Standard Version
and when they did not find his body, they came back saying that they had even seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive.

Berean Study Bible
but they did not find His body. They came and told us they had seen a vision of angels, who said that Jesus was alive.

Berean Literal Bible
and not having found His body, they came declaring to have also seen a vision of angels, who say He is alive.

King James Bible
And when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive.

New King James Version
When they did not find His body, they came saying that they had also seen a vision of angels who said He was alive.

New American Standard Bible
and did not find His body, they came, saying that they had also seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive.

NASB 1995
and did not find His body, they came, saying that they had also seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive.

NASB 1977
and did not find His body, they came, saying that they had also seen a vision of angels, who said that He was alive.

Amplified Bible
and they did not find His body. Then they came back, saying that they had even seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive!

Christian Standard Bible
and when they didn’t find his body, they came and reported that they had seen a vision of angels who said he was alive.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and when they didn’t find His body, they came and reported that they had seen a vision of angels who said He was alive.

American Standard Version
and when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they did not find his body, they came and they were telling us, 'We saw Angels there', and they were saying of him, 'He is alive.'

Contemporary English Version
but did not find the body of Jesus. They came back, saying they had seen a vision of angels who told them that he is alive.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And not finding his body, came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, who say that he is alive.

English Revised Version
and when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive.

Good News Translation
but could not find his body. They came back saying they had seen a vision of angels who told them that he is alive.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and didn't find his body. They told us that they had seen angels who said that he's alive.

International Standard Version
and didn't find his body there, so they came back and told us that they had seen a vision of angels, who were saying that he was alive.

Literal Standard Version
and having not found His body, they came, saying to have also seen an apparition of messengers who say He is alive,

NET Bible
and when they did not find his body, they came back and said they had seen a vision of angels, who said he was alive.

New Heart English Bible
and when they did not find his body, they came saying that they had also seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive.

Weymouth New Testament
and, finding that His body was not there, they came and declared to us that they had also seen a vision of angels who said that He was alive.

World English Bible
and when they didn't find his body, they came saying that they had also seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive.

Young's Literal Translation
and not having found his body, they came, saying also to have seen an apparition of messengers, who say he is alive,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Road to Emmaus
22Furthermore, some of our women astounded us. They were at the tomb early this morning, 23but they did not find His body. They came and told us they had seen a vision of angels, who said that Jesus was alive. 24Then some of our companions went to the tomb and found it just as the women had described. But Him they did not see.”…

Cross References
Luke 24:22
Furthermore, some of our women astounded us. They were at the tomb early this morning,

Luke 24:24
Then some of our companions went to the tomb and found it just as the women had described. But Him they did not see."

John 20:18
Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, "I have seen the Lord!" And she told them what He had said to her.


Treasury of Scripture

And when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive.









(23) A vision of angels.--The word for "vision" is used of what Zacharias saw in the Temple (Luke 1:22), of the "visions" of which St. Paul was tempted to boast (2Corinthians 12:1). It does not occur elsewhere in the New Testament.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

they did not find
εὑροῦσαι (heurousai)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 2147: A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 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.

body.
σῶμα (sōma)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4983: Body, flesh; the body of the Church. From sozo; the body, used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.

They came
ἦλθον (ēlthon)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2064: To come, go.

[and] told [us]
λέγουσαι (legousai)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

they had seen
ἑωρακέναι (heōrakenai)
Verb - Perfect Infinitive Active
Strong's 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

a vision
ὀπτασίαν (optasian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3701: A vision, supernatural appearance. From a presumed derivative of optanomai; visuality, i.e. an apparition.

of angels
ἀγγέλων (angelōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 32: From aggello; a messenger; especially an 'angel'; by implication, a pastor.

who
οἳ (hoi)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

said that
λέγουσιν (legousin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

[Jesus]
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 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.

was alive.
ζῆν (zēn)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 2198: To live, be alive. A primary verb; to live.


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