New International Version
As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed.
King James Bible
And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted.
Darby Bible Translation
And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right, clothed in a white robe, and they were amazed and alarmed;
World English Bible
Entering into the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were amazed.
Young's Literal Translation
and having entered into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right hand, arrayed in a long white robe, and they were amazed.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For it was very great - This clause should be read immediately after the third verse, according to D, three copies of the Itala, Syriac, Hier., and Eusebius. "Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre? for it was very great. And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away." They knew that the stone was too heavy for them to roll away; and, unless they got access to the body, they could not apply the aromatics which they had brought to finish the embalming.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
a young. This appears to have been a different angel from that mentioned by Matthew. The latter sat in the porch of the tomb, and had assumed a terrible appearance to overawe the guard. (Mat.
28:1;) but this appeared as a young man, within the sepulchre, in the inner apartment. The two angels spoken of by John (ch.
20:11) appeared some time after these; but whether they were the same or different cannot be ascertained; nor whether the angels which manifested themselves to the second party of women, recorded by Luke, (ch.
24:4,) were the same or different.
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The people were all so amazed that they asked each other, "What is this? A new teaching--and with authority! He even gives orders to impure spirits and they obey him."
As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him.
He took Peter, James and John along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled.
But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away.
Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb
and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus' body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot.
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