John 20:11–18


11 Butn Mary stood outside the tomb,o crying. As she was crying, she stooped to look into the tomb. 12 She saw two angelsp in white sitting where Jesus’s bodyq had been lying, one at the head and the other at the feet. 13 They said to her, “Woman, why are you crying?”

“Because they’ve taken away my Lord,”r she told them, “and I don’t know where they’ve put him.”

14 Having said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know it was Jesus.s 15 Woman,” Jesus said to her, why are you crying? Who is it that you’re seeking?”

Supposing he was the gardener, she replied, “Sir, if you’ve carried him away, tell me where you’ve put him, and I will take him away.”

16 Jesus said to her, Mary.”

Turning around, she said to him in Aramaic,ARabboni!”—which means “Teacher.”t

17 Don’t cling to me,” Jesus told her, since I have not yet ascendedu to the Father.v But go to my brothersw and tell them that I am ascending to my Fatherx and your Father, to my Gody and your God.”

18 Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord!”z And she told them whatB he had said to her.

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