New International Version
Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joseph saw where he was laid.
King James Bible
And Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses beheld where he was laid.
Darby Bible Translation
And Mary of Magdala and Mary the [mother] of Joses saw where he was put.
World English Bible
Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Joses, saw where he was laid.
Young's Literal Translation
and Mary the Magdalene, and Mary of Joses, were beholding where he is laid.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Beheld where he was laid - The courage and affection of these holy women cannot be too much admired. The strength of the Lord is perfected in weakness; for here a timid man, and a few weak women, acknowledge Jesus in death, when the strong and the mighty utterly forsook him.
Human strength and human weakness are only names in religion. The mightiest Man, in the hour of trial, can do nothing without the strength of God; and the weakest Woman can do all things, if Christ strengthen her. These truths are sufficiently exemplified in the case of Peter and all his brother disciples on the one hand; and Joseph of Arimathea and the two Marys on the other. And all this is recorded, equally to prevent both presumption and despair. Reader, let not these examples be produced before thee in vain.
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'And they compel one Simon, a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear His Cross.'--Mark xv. 21. How little these soldiers knew that they were making this man immortal! What a strange fate that is which has befallen chose persons in the Gospel narrative, who for an instant came into contact with Jesus Christ. Like ships passing athwart the white ghostlike splendour of moonlight on the sea, they gleam silvery pure for a moment as they cross its …
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The Dying Saviour Our Example.
Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons.
Some women were watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joseph, and Salome.
So Joseph bought some linen cloth, took down the body, wrapped it in the linen, and placed it in a tomb cut out of rock. Then he rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb.
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.
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