MATTHEW 28:10

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“Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.

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Matthew 28:10 Translation & Meaning

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Then τότε The when, i.e., at the time that (of the past or future, also in consecution) Then
said λέγει Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean said
Jesus Ἰησοῦς Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
unto them, αὐταῖς The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons unto them
Be φοβεῖσθε· To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere Be
not Μὴ (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether not
afraid: φοβεῖσθε· To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere afraid
go ὑπάγετε To lead (oneself) under, i.e., withdraw or retire (as if sinking out of sight), literally or figuratively go
tell ἀπαγγείλατε To announce tell
my μου Of me my
brethren ἀδελφοῖς A brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like G0001) brethren
that ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
they go ἀπέλθωσιν To go off (i.e., depart), aside (i.e., apart) or behind (i.e., follow), literally or figuratively go
into εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases into
Galilee, Γαλιλαίαν Galilaea (i.e., the heathen circle), a region of Palestine Galilee
and there κἀκεῖ Likewise in that place and there
shall they see ὄψονται To gaze (i.e., with wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus differing from G0991, which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from G1492, which expresses merely mechanical, passive or casual vision; while G2300, and still more emphatically its intensive G2334, signifies an earnest but more continued inspection; and G4648 a watching from a distance) see
me. με Me me

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  • 8  And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

  • 9  And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.

  • 10  Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.

  • 11  Now when they were going, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done.

  • 12  And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers,




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