Mark 16:1–8

The Resurrection

1 aWhen the Sabbath was over, bMary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of 1James, and Salome, cbought spices, so that they might come and anoint Him.

2 Very early on the first day of the week, they * came to the tomb when the sun had risen.

3 They were saying to one another, “Who will roll away athe stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?”

4 Looking up, they * saw that the stone had been rolled away, 1although it was extremely large.

5 aEntering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they bwere amazed.

6 And he * said to them, “aDo not be amazed; you are looking for Jesus the bNazarene, who has been crucified. cHe has risen; He is not here; behold, here is the place where they laid Him.

7 “But go, tell His disciples and Peter, ‘aHe is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see Him, just as He told you.’ ”

8 They went out and fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had gripped them; and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.

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