New Living Translation
So they sealed the tomb and posted guards to protect it.
King James Bible
So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
Darby Bible Translation
And they went and secured the sepulchre, having sealed the stone, with the watch besides.
World English Bible
So they went with the guard and made the tomb secure, sealing the stone.
Young's Literal Translation
and they, having gone, did make the sepulchre secure, having sealed the stone, together with the watch.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:66 They went and secured the sepulchre, sealing the stone, and setting a guard - They set Pilate's signet, or the public seal of the sanhedrim upon a fastening which they had put on the stone. And all this uncommon caution was overruled by the providence of God, to give the strongest proofs of Christ's ensuing resurrection; since there could be no room for the least suspicion of deceit, when it should be found, that his body was raised out of a new tomb, where there was no other corpse, and this tomb hewn out of a rock, the mouth of which was secured by a great stone, under a seal, and a guard of soldiers.
LibraryThe Fourth Word
"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
Let Him Deliver Him Now
The Rent Veil
A stone was brought and placed over the mouth of the den. The king sealed the stone with his own royal seal and the seals of his nobles, so that no one could rescue Daniel.
He placed it in his own new tomb, which had been carved out of the rock. Then he rolled a great stone across the entrance and left.
Pilate replied, "Take guards and secure it the best you can."
Suddenly there was a great earthquake! For an angel of the Lord came down from heaven, rolled aside the stone, and sat on it.
As the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and told the leading priests what had happened.
But as they arrived, they looked up and saw that the stone, which was very large, had already been rolled aside.
Early on Sunday morning, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance.
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