The Resurrection of Christ
28:1 Vespere autem Sabbati, quae lucescit in primam Sabbati, venit Maria Magdalene, et altera Maria, videre sepulchrum. [n. 2418]
28:1 And in the evening of the Sabbath, when it began to dawn towards the first day of the week, Mary Magdalen and the other Mary came to see the sepulchre. [n. 2418]
28:2 Et ecce terraemotus factus est magnus. Angelus enim Domini descendit de caelo, et accedens revolvit lapidem, et sedebat super eum. [n. 2423]
28:2 And behold there was a great earthquake. For an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and coming, rolled back the stone, and sat upon it. [n. 2423]
28:3 Erat autem aspectus eius sicut fulgur, et vestimentum eius sicut nix. [n. 2427]
28:3 And his countenance was as lightning, and his raiment as snow. [n. 2427]
28:4 Prae timore autem eius exterriti sunt custodes, et facti sunt velut mortui. [n. 2428]
28:4 And for fear of him, the guards were struck with terror, and became as dead men. [n. 2428]
28:5 Respondens autem angelus dixit mulieribus: nolite timere vos. Scio enim quod Iesum, qui crucifixus est, quaeritis. [n. 2429]
28:5 And the angel answering, said to the women: fear not; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. [n. 2429]
28:6 Non est hic: surrexit enim, sicut dixit. Venite, videte locum ubi positus erat Dominus. [n. 2432]
28:6 He is not here, for he is risen, as he said. Come, and see the place where the Lord was laid. [n. 2432]
28:7 Et cito euntes dicite discipulis eius, quia surrexit, et ecce praecedit vos in Galilaeam. Ibi eum videbitis, ecce praedixi vobis. [n. 2433]
28:7 And going quickly, tell his disciples that he is risen, and behold he will go before you into Galilee; there you will see him as he has foretold it to you. [n. 2433]
28:8 Et exierunt cito de monumento cum timore et gaudio magno, currentes nuntiare discipulis eius. [n. 2434]
28:8 And they went out quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy, running to tell his disciples. [n. 2434]
28:9 Et ecce Iesus occurrit illis dicens: avete. Illae autem accesserunt, et tenuerunt pedes eius, et adoraverunt eum. [n. 2437]
28:9 And behold Jesus met them, saying: all hail. But they came up and took hold of his feet, and adored him. [n. 2437]
28:10 Tunc ait illis Iesus: nolite timere. Ite, nuntiate fratribus meis, ut eant in Galilaeam, ibi me videbunt. [n. 2440]
28:10 Then Jesus said to them: fear not. Go, tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, there they will see me. [n. 2440]
28:11 Quae cum abiissent, ecce quidam de custodibus venerunt in civitatem, et nuntiaverunt principibus sacerdotum omnia quae facta fuerant. [n. 2444]
28:11 Who when they had departed, behold some of the guards came into the city, and told the chief priests all things that had been done. [n. 2444]
28:12 Et congregati cum senioribus, consilio accepto, pecuniam copiosam dederunt militibus [n. 2447]
28:12 And they, being assembled together with the elders, taking counsel, gave a great sum of money to the soldiers, [n. 2447]
28:13 dicentes: dicite quia discipuli eius nocte venerunt, et furati sunt eum, nobis dormientibus: [n. 2448]
28:13 saying: say that his disciples came by night, and stole him away when we were asleep. [n. 2448]
28:14 et si hoc auditum fuerit a praeside, nos suadebimus ei, et securos vos faciemus. [n. 2449]
28:14 And if the governor hears this, we will persuade him, and secure you. [n. 2449]
28:15 At illi, accepta pecunia fecerunt sicut erant edocti. Et divulgatum est verbum istud apud Iudaeos usque in hodiernum diem. [n. 2450]
28:15 So they, taking the money, did as they were taught; and this word was spread abroad among the Jews even to this day. [n. 2450]
28:16 Undecim autem discipuli abierunt in Galilaeam in montem, ubi constituerat illis Iesus. [n. 2451]
28:16 And the eleven disciples went into Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had appointed them. [n. 2451]
28:17 Et videntes eum adoraverunt: quidam autem dubitaverunt. [n. 2455]
28:17 And seeing him they adored: but some doubted. [n. 2455]
28:18 Et accedens Iesus, locutus est eis dicens: data est mihi omnis potestas in caelo et in terra. [n. 2456]
28:18 And Jesus coming, spoke to them, saying: all power is given to me in heaven and in earth. [n. 2456]
28:19 Euntes ergo docete omnes gentes, baptizantes eos in nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti, [n. 2462]
28:19 Going therefore, teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, [n. 2462]
28:20 docentes eos servare omnia quaecumque mandavi vobis. Et ecce ego vobiscum sum omnibus diebus usque ad consummationem saeculi. [n. 2468]
28:20 teaching them to observe all things whatsoever that I have commanded you; and behold I am with you all days, even to the consummation of the world. [n. 2468]
2417. Postquam complevit sacramenta Dominicae passionis, agit Evangelista de triumpho Dominicae resurrectionis: et dividitur. Quia
2417. After having completed the mysteries of the Lord’s passion, the Evangelist treats of the triumph of the Lord’s resurrection: and it is divided. For
primo ostenditur, quomodo discipuli cognoverunt Christi resurrectionem per auditum;
first, he describes how the disciples knew of Christ’s resurrection through hearing;
secundo, quomodo per visum, ut per auditum et visum fiat testificatio certa.
second, how they knew through sight, that through hearing and sight sure testimony might be given.
Concerning the first,
primo ponitur quomodo per auditum a mulieribus;
first, he sets down how they knew through hearing from the women;
secundo quomodo a custodibus. Secunda ibi quae cum abiissent, ecce quidam de custodibus venerunt in civitatem.
second, how they knew from hearing from the guards. The second is at who, when they had departed, behold some of the guards came into the city.
Circa primum duo facit.
Concerning the first, he does two things:
Primo dicit, quomodo mulieres cognoverunt per angelum;
first, he tells how the women knew through an angel;
secundo per Christi visionem, ibi et exierunt cito de monumento.
second, how they knew through seeing Christ, at and they went out quickly from the sepulchre.
Circa primum tria.
Concerning the first, three things:
Primo ponuntur personae, quibus facta fuit revelatio;
first, he sets down the persons to whom the revelation was made;
secundo angelus revelans;
second, the angel who revealed it;