Mark 16:5

“And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And entring into the sepulchre, they sawe a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment, and they were affrighted.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they were amazed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And entering into the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, arrayed in a white robe; and they were amazed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they went in, they saw a young man seated on the right side, dressed in a white robe; and they were full of wonder.
- Basic English Bible

And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right, clothed in a white robe, and they were amazed and alarmed;
- Darby Bible

And entering into the sepulcher, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were frightened.
- Webster's Bible

Upon entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at their right hand, clothed in a long white robe. They were astonished and terrified.
- Weymouth Bible

Entering into the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were amazed.
- World English Bible

And thei yeden in to the sepulcre, and sayn a yonglyng, hilide with a white stole, sittynge `at the riythalf; and thei weren afeerd.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having entered into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right hand, arrayed in a long white robe, and they were amazed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 16:5


Mr 16:5 And entering into the sepulchre. Mary Magdalene, seeing the stone rolled away, and supposing the body had been removed by the Jews, runs to find Peter and John (Joh 20:1-2). The other women proceed to the sepulchre, and enter. Saw a young man. Matthew calls him an angel (Mt 28:2). Luke says that there were two who "stood" (Lu 24:4); i.e., appeared suddenly. Besides, they might easily have both sat and stood during the interview; might have been both outside and inside at different moments, and they might have been seen both singly and together in the sudden and shifting apparition (Jacobus).

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