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Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene
Jesus appeared to Mary Magdalene near the tomb. At first she thought he was the gardener, but then she recognized him.
Dictionaries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Appearances of Christ
Appearances of Christ. Occasions on which Jesus Christ was seen by human witnesses after his resurrection.See Resurrection.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Appearances of Christ
APPEARANCES OF CHRIST Occasions on which Jesus Christ was seen by human witnesses after his resurrection. See Resurrection.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Appearances of Christ
APPEARANCES OF CHRIST. The Gospels record five appearances of Jesus on the day of His resurrection. The first was to Mary Magdalene (Jn 20:11–18). The second was to “Mary Magdalene and the other Mary” as they were returning from the empty tomb (Mt 28:1–10). It is obvious that these might be taken as
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
1. Personal Appearance of Christ
1. Personal appearance of Christ.—Much has been written about the face of Christ. Tradition, gathering its data from the apocryphal ‘Letter of Lentulus,’ the portrait which Jesus is said to have sent to king Abgar of Edessa, the story of Veronica’s veil, the pictures and eikons of the early and mediæval
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Portrait: Jesus Christ
Portrait: Jesus ChristEyewitness accounts of Jesus’ physical appearance do not exist. NT narratives of Jesus’ life and work do not address this issue (→ Jesus Christ: Iconography). Writing toward the end of the 2nd c., Irenaeus is the earliest witness to the possible existence of a p. of Jesus. Irenaeus
Key passages
Mk 16:9–11

Now early on the first day of the week, after he rose, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had expelled seven demons. She went out and announced it to those who were with him while they were mourning and weeping. And those, when they heard that he was alive and had been …

Jn 20:11–18

But Mary stood outside at the tomb, weeping. Then, while she was weeping, she bent over to look into the tomb, and she saw two angels in white, seated one at the head and one at the feet where the body of Jesus had been lying. And they said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, …