New International Version
Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.
King James Bible
And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.
Darby Bible Translation
And having returned they prepared aromatic spices and ointments, and remained quiet on the sabbath, according to the commandment.
World English Bible
They returned, and prepared spices and ointments. On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.
Young's Literal Translation
and having turned back, they made ready spices and ointments, and on the sabbath, indeed, they rested, according to the command.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Prepared spices and ointments - This was in order to embalm him; which sufficiently proves that they had no hope of his resurrection the third day.
And rested the Sabbath day - For though the Jewish canons allowed all works, necessary for the dead, to be done, even on the Sabbath, such as washing and anointing, provided they moved not a limb of the dead person, yet, as the Jews had put Christ to death under the pretense of his being a malefactor, it would not have been either prudent or safe to appear too forward in the present business; and therefore they rested on the Sabbath.
Certain copies of the Itala have some remarkable additions in these concluding verses. The conclusion of the 48th verse, in one of them, is read thus: Beating their breasts and their foreheads, and saying, Wo to us because of what is done this day, on account of our sins; for the desolation of Jerusalem is at hand. To Luke 23:52, another adds: And when Pilate heard that he was dead, he glorified God and gave the body to Joseph. On the circumstances of the crucifixion, see the observations at the end of Matthew 27 (note), and consider how heinous sin must be in the sight of God, when it required such a sacrifice!
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but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns.
but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns, so that your male and female servants may rest, as you do.
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus' body.
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.
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