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Matthew 27:62-66

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The Guard at the Tomb

27:62 The 1  next day (which is after the day of preparation) the chief priests and the Pharisees 2  assembled before Pilate 27:63 and said, “Sir, we remember that while that deceiver was still alive he said, ‘After three days I will rise again.’ 27:64 So give orders to secure the tomb until the third day. Otherwise his disciples may come and steal his body 3  and say to the people, ‘He has been raised from the dead,’ and the last deception will be worse than the first.” 27:65 Pilate said to them, “Take 4  a guard of soldiers. Go and make it as secure as you can.” 27:66 So 5  they went with the soldiers 6  of the guard and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone.

1 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.

2 sn See the note on Pharisees in 3:7.

3 tn Grk “him.”

4 tn Grk “You have a guard.”

5 tn Here δέ (de) has been translated as “so” to indicate the implied result of Pilate’s order.

6 tn Grk “with the guard.” The words “soldiers of the” have been supplied in the translation to prevent “guard” from being misunderstood as a single individual.



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