New American Standard Bible
Looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away, although it was extremely large.
King James Bible
And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great.
Darby Bible Translation
And when they looked, they see that the stone has been rolled away, for it was very great.
World English Bible
for it was very big. Looking up, they saw that the stone was rolled back.
Young's Literal Translation
And having looked, they see that the stone hath been rolled away -- for it was very great,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
It was very great - These words belong to the third verse: "Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?" for, the evangelist adds, it was very great.
'And entering Into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment.'--Mark xvi. 5. Many great truths concerning Christ's death, and its worth to higher orders of being, are taught by the presence of that angel form, clad in the whiteness of his own God-given purity, sitting in restful contemplation in the dark house where the body of Jesus had lain. 'Which things the angels desire to look into.' Many precious lessons of consolation and hope, too, lie …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Angel in the Tomb
Obedience to the Last Command
and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock; and he rolled a large stone against the entrance of the tomb and went away.
And they went and made the grave secure, and along with the guard they set a seal on the stone.
And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it.
They were saying to one another, "Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?"
Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they were amazed.
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