20:1 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.
20:2 Therefore she ran and came to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and said to them, "They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we don't know where they have laid him!"
20:3 Therefore Peter and the other disciple went out, and they went toward the tomb.
20:4 They both ran together. The other disciple outran Peter, and came to the tomb first.
20:5 Stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths lying, yet he didn't enter in.
20:6 Then Simon Peter came, following him, and entered into the tomb. He saw the linen cloths lying,
20:7 and the cloth that had been on his head, not lying with the linen cloths, but rolled up in a place by itself.
20:8 So then the other disciple who came first to the tomb also entered in, and he saw and believed.
20:9 For as yet they didn't know the Scripture, that he must rise from the dead.
20:10 So the disciples went away again to their own homes.
20:11 But Mary was standing outside at the tomb weeping. So, as she wept, she stooped and looked into the tomb,
20:12 and she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
20:13 They told her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "Because they have taken away my Lord, and I don't know where they have laid him."
20:14 When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing, and didn't know that it was Jesus.
20:15 Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?" She, supposing him to be the gardener, said to him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away."
20:16 Jesus said to her, "Mary." She turned and said to him, "Rabbouni!" which is to say, "Teacher!"
20:17 Jesus said to her, "Don't touch me, for I haven't yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brothers, and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"
20:18 Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had said these things to her.
20:19 When therefore it was evening, on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were locked where the disciples were assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, "Peace be to you."
20:20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. The disciples therefore were glad when they saw the Lord.
20:21 Jesus therefore said to them again, "Peace be to you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you."
20:22 When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit!
20:23 Whoever's sins you forgive, they are forgiven them. Whoever's sins you retain, they have been retained."
20:24 But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, wasn't with them when Jesus came.
20:25 The other disciples therefore said to him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he said to them, "Unless I see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe."
20:26 After eight days again his disciples were inside, and Thomas was with them. Jesus came, the doors being locked, and stood in the midst, and said, "Peace be to you."
20:27 Then he said to Thomas, "Reach here your finger, and see my hands. Reach here your hand, and put it into my side. Don't be unbelieving, but believing."
20:28 Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!"
20:29 Jesus said to him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen, and have believed."
20:30 Therefore Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book;
20:31 but these are written, that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in his name.
19:1 After these things I heard something like a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah! Salvation, power, and glory belong to our God:
19:2 for true and righteous are his judgments. For he has judged the great prostitute, who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality, and he has avenged the blood of his servants at her hand."
19:3 A second said, "Hallelujah! Her smoke goes up forever and ever."
19:4 The twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sits on the throne, saying, "Amen! Hallelujah!"
19:5 A voice came forth from the throne, saying, "Give praise to our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, the small and the great!"
19:6 I heard something like the voice of a great multitude, and like the voice of many waters, and like the voice of mighty thunders, saying, "Hallelujah! For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns!
19:7 Let us rejoice and be exceedingly glad, and let us give the glory to him. For the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready."
19:8 It was given to her that she would array herself in bright, pure, fine linen: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
19:9 He said to me, "Write, 'Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.'" He said to me, "These are true words of God."
19:10 I fell down before his feet to worship him. He said to me, "Look! Don't do it! I am a fellow bondservant with you and with your brothers who hold the testimony of Jesus. Worship God, for the testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of Prophecy."
19:11 I saw the heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it is called Faithful and True. In righteousness he judges and makes war.
19:12 His eyes are a flame of fire, and on his head are many crowns. He has names written and a name written which no one knows but he himself.
19:13 He is clothed in a garment sprinkled with blood. His name is called "The Word of God."
19:14 The armies which are in heaven followed him on white horses, clothed in white, pure, fine linen.
19:15 Out of his mouth proceeds a sharp, double-edged sword, that with it he should strike the nations. He will rule them with an iron rod. He treads the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God, the Almighty.
19:16 He has on his garment and on his thigh a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."
19:17 I saw an angel standing in the sun. He cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in the sky, "Come! Be gathered together to the great supper of God,
19:18 that you may eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of captains, the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and slave, and small and great."
19:19 I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him who sat on the horse, and against his army.
19:20 The beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who worked the signs in his sight, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur.
19:21 The rest were killed with the sword of him who sat on the horse, the sword which came forth out of his mouth. All the birds were filled with their flesh.
20:1 I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.
20:2 He seized the dragon, the old serpent, which is the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole inhabited earth, and bound him for a thousand years,
20:3 and cast him into the abyss, and shut it, and sealed it over him, that he should deceive the nations no more, until the thousand years were finished. After this, he must be freed for a short time.
20:4 I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus, and for the word of God, and such as didn't worship the beast nor his image, and didn't receive the mark on their forehead and on their hand. They lived, and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
20:5 The rest of the dead didn't live until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
20:6 Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over these, the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and will reign with him one thousand years.
20:7 And after the thousand years, Satan will be released from his prison,
20:8 and he will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to the war; the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.
20:9 They went up over the breadth of the earth, and surrounded the camp of the saints, and the beloved city. Fire came down out of heaven from God, and devoured them.
20:10 The devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet are also. They will be tormented day and night forever and ever.
20:11 I saw a great white throne, and him who sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away. There was found no place for them.
20:12 I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and they opened books. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged out of the things which were written in the books, according to their works.
20:13 The sea gave up the dead who were in it. Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them. They were judged, each one according to his works.
20:14 Death and hell were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire.
20:15 If anyone was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire.