John 20
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1ON the first day of the week, early in the morning, while it was yet dark, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb; and she saw that the stone was removed from the tomb. 2Then she ran and came to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and she said to them, They have taken our Lord out of that tomb, and I do not know where they have laid him. 3So Simon and the other disciple went out, and came to the tomb. 4And they were both running together; but that disciple outran Simon, and came first to the tomb. 5And he looked in and saw the linen cloths lying; but he did not enter in. 6Then Simon came after him, and entered into the tomb; and he saw the linen cloths lying, 7And the burial napkin which was bound around his head, was not with the linen cloths, but was wrapped up and put in a place by itself. 8Then the other disciple who had come first to the tomb also entered in, and he saw and believed. 9For they did yet not understand from the scripture, that he had to rise from the dead.

10So the disciples went away again to their lodging place.

11But Mary was standing near the tomb weeping; and as she wept, she looked into the tomb; 12And she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. 13And they said to her, Woman, why do you weep? She said to them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him. 14She said this and turned around, and saw Jesus standing, but she did not know that it was Jesus. 15Jesus said to her, Woman, why do you weep? and whom do you want? She thought he was the gardener, so she said to him, My lord, if you are the one who has taken him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will go and take him away. 16Jesus said to her, Mary. She turned around and said to him in Hebrew, Rabbuli! which means, My Teacher! 17Jesus said to her, Do not come near me; for I have not yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brethren and say to them, I am ascending to my Father and your Father, and my God and your God. 18Then Mary of Magdala came and brought glad tidings to the disciples, that she had seen our Lord and that he had told her these things.

19When it was evening on that first day of the week, and the doors were shut where the disciples were staying for fear of the Jews, Jesus came, stood among them, and said to them, Peace be with you. 20He said this, and then he showed them his hands and his side. The disciples rejoiced when they saw our Lord. 21Then Jesus said to them again, Peace be with you; just as my Father has sent me, so I send you. 22And when he had said these things, he gave them courage and said to them, Receive the Holy Spirit. 23If you forgive a man his sins, they shall be forgiven to him; and if you hold a man’s sins, they are held.

24But Thomas, one of the twelve, who is called the Twin, was not there with them when Jesus came. 25And the disciples said to him, We have seen our Lord. He said to them, Unless I see in his hands the places of the nails, and put my fingers in them, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe.

26Eight days later, the disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. Jesus came, when the doors were locked, and stood in the midst, and said to them, Peace be with you. 27Then he said to Thomas, Bring your finger here, and see my hands; and bring your hand and put it into my side; and do not be an unbeliever, but a believer. 28Thomas answered and said to him, O my Lord and my God! 29Jesus said to him, Now you believe, because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen me, and have believed.

30Many other miracles Jesus did in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book; 31Even these are written, so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and when you believe you shall have life everlasting in his name.

Holy Bible From The Ancient Eastern Texts: Aramaic Of The Peshitta by George M. Lamsa (1933)

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