Matthew 28:4

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And for feare of him, the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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).

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