Matthew 28:4

“And for feare of him, the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.”

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Other Translations

And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead [men].
- King James Version

The guards shook for fear of him and became like dead men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and for fear of him the watchers did quake, and became as dead men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And for fear of him the watchmen were shaking, and became as dead men.
- Basic English Bible

And for fear of him the guards trembled and became as dead men.
- Darby Bible

And for fear of him the keepers trembled and became as dead men.
- Webster's Bible

For fear of him the guards trembled violently, and became like dead men.
- Weymouth Bible

For fear of him, the guards shook, and became like dead men.
- World English Bible

and for drede of hym the keperis weren afeerd, and thei weren maad as deede men.
- Wycliffe Bible

and from the fear of him did the keepers shake, and they became as dead men.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 28:4

Mt 28:4 The keepers. The Roman soldiers placed to guard the tomb with Pilate's consent (Mt 27:65,66).

Discussion for Matthew 28

  • Lilian
    Abba Father have given all power into Jesus hands heaven and earth. Thank you Jesus for the blood you shed for us you are my life Lord my Rock and my Salvation Jehova Jireh the Lord my Provider Shalom i will praise you Jesus i love you Lord forever amen
  • A disciple
    Fred; no one is looking for arguing about doctrine; but when we have been given something from the Lord, it is for the benefit of the whole assembly, and it is our duty in love and faithfulness to reprove, rebuke, correct, instruct, exhort one another in the Spirit of the truth; for the end of all things is at hand! How much time did the Lord Jesus devote to teaching THAT WE DO, AND NOT ONLY HEAR!
  • Fred -“saved by the blood”
    Brian,Redeemed, a disciple. Ephesians 2:8-9 I am sure you all know it along the Romans road. I am so blessed to not be wrapped up in looking for argumentative dialogue of Gods word. The salvation thru Christ is free to anyone that believes on Christ and what he did on the cross. It is simply up to each person to accept or deny Christ. He is risen,rejoice and share the gospel
  • H
    And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Who gave it to him.
  • A disciple
    A sectarian man; a heretic; one who separates himself from sound doctrine and accepted truth according to the Scriptures. What was once understood as the Narrow Way and the Strait Gate, has turned to rather pampering of and apologizing for the weakness of the flesh, instead of mortifying its desires by the life of the Spirit. Many think they do God service but are in fact working against His Word.
  • Redeemed
    A disciple: you say that a person in a sect and what you really mean is cult believes they are the only ones that are chosen or who gets it although the only thing shared here by Brian or myself is available to anyone through the word but besides that are you not contradicting yourself when you lash out at Brian or myself for not seeing it the way you do. Do unto others as you would have done to u

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