MATTHEW 28:8

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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

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Matthew 28:8 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
they departed ἐξελθοῦσαι To issue (literally or figuratively) departed
quickly ταχὺ Shortly, i.e., without delay, soon, or (by surprise) suddenly, or (by implication, of ease) readily quickly
from ἀπὸ "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) from
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
sepulchre μνημείου A remembrance, i.e., cenotaph (place of interment) sepulchre
with μετὰ Properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722 and less close than G4862) with
fear φόβου Alarm or fright fear
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
great μεγάλης Big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application) great
joy; χαρᾶς Cheerfulness, i.e., calm delight joy
and did run ἔδραμον Which uses δρέμω (the base of G1408) as alternate in certain tenses; to run or walk hastily (literally or figuratively) did run
to bring ἀπαγγεῖλαι To announce bring
his αὐτοῦ 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 his
disciples μαθηταῖς A learner, i.e., pupil disciples
word. ἀπαγγεῖλαι To announce word

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  • 6  He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.

  • 7  And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.

  • 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.




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