New International Version
The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.
King James Bible
And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
Darby Bible Translation
And for fear of him the guards trembled and became as dead men.
World English Bible
For fear of him, the guards shook, and became like dead men.
Young's Literal Translation
and from the fear of him did the keepers shake, and they became as dead men.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The keepers - became as dead men - God can, by one and the same means, comfort his servants, and terrify his enemies. The resurrection of Christ is a subject of terror to the servants of sin, and a subject of consolation to the sons of God; because it is a proof of the resurrection of both, the one to shame and everlasting contempt - the other to eternal glory and joy.
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His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.
The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.
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