John 20:1

“The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The first day of the weeke, commeth Mary Magdalene earely when it was yet darke, vnto the Sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the Sepulchre.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now on the first {day} of the week Mary Magdalene *came early to the tomb, while it *was still dark, and *saw the stone {already} taken away from the tomb.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now on the first `day' of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, while it was yet dark, unto the tomb, and seeth the stone taken away from the tomb.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now on the first day of the week, very early, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the place and saw that the stone had been taken away from it.
- Basic English Bible

And on the first [day] of the week Mary of Magdala comes in early morn to the tomb, while it was still dark, and sees the stone taken away from the tomb.
- Darby Bible

The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, to the sepulcher, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulcher.
- Webster's Bible

On the first day of the week, very early, while it was still dark, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from it.
- Weymouth Bible

Now on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene went early, while it was still dark, to the tomb, and saw the stone taken away from the tomb.
- World English Bible

And in o dai of the wouke Marie Maudeleyn cam eerli to the graue, whanne it was yit derk. And sche say the stoon moued awei fro the graue.
- Wycliffe Bible

And on the first of the sabbaths, Mary the Magdalene doth come early (there being yet darkness) to the tomb, and she seeth the stone having been taken away out of the tomb,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 20:1


20:1 #Mt 28:1|; Mr 16:1; Lu 24:1.


People's Bible Notes for John 20:1


Joh 20:1-18 The Resurrection SUMMARY OF JOHN 20: The Women at the Sepulcher. Peter and John See the Empty Tomb. Mary Magdalene Seeth Jesus. The Lord Appeareth to the Disciples. After Eight Days Appeareth to the Eleven. The Confession of Thomas. Why "These Things" Were Written. For notes on the Resurrection, see Mt 28:1-8. Compare Mr 16:1-8 Lu 24:1-11. Cometh Mary Magdalene. She was not alone. Mary, the mother of James and Salome were with her. Their object was to place spices about the body of Jesus.

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