19 In the evening of that first day of the week, p the disciples were gathered together with the doors locked because of their fear of the * Jews. Then Jesus came, stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” q
20 Having said this, He showed them His hands and His side. r So the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord.
21 Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, s I also send you.” t 22 After saying this, He breathed on them u and said, v “Receive the Holy Spirit. w 23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.” x
24 But one of the Twelve, Thomas y (called “Twin”), was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples kept telling him, “We have seen the Lord!”
27 Then He said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and observe My hands. Reach out your hand and put it into My side. Don’t be an unbeliever, but a believer.” c
20:22 * He breathed and said to them