New International Version
He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in.
King James Bible
And he stooping down, and looking in, saw the linen clothes lying; yet went he not in.
Darby Bible Translation
and stooping down he sees the linen cloths lying; he did not however go in.
World English Bible
Stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths lying, yet he didn't enter in.
Young's Literal Translation
and having stooped down, seeth the linen clothes lying, yet, indeed, he entered not.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Went he not in - Why? Because he was fully satisfied that the body was not there. But why did he not seize upon the linen clothes, and keep them as a most precious relic? Because he had too much religion and too much sense; and the time of superstition and nonsense was not yet arrived, in which bits of rotten wood, rags of rotten cloth, decayed bones (to whom originally belonging no one knows) and bramble bushes, should become objects of religious adoration.
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Jesus saith unto her, Mary.--JOHN 20:16. Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by name: Thou art mine.--The sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name. And the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me. The foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his.--We have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God. …
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Taking Jesus' body, the two of them wrapped it, with the spices, in strips of linen. This was in accordance with Jewish burial customs.
Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first.
Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there,
Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb
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