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took his garments (and made four * parts, to every soldier a part) and also his coat : now the coat was without feam,

woven (Or, wrought] from the top throughout. 24. They faid therefore among themfelves, Let us not rent it, but cast lots for it, whose it fhall be: that the fcripture might be fulfilled, which faith, They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did caft lots. These things therefore the soldiers did. 25. Now there m stood by the cross of Jesus, his mother, and "his mothers fifter, Mary the wife of 'n* Cleophas [Or, Clopas], and Mary Magdalene. 26. When Jesus therefore faw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he • loved, he faith unto his mother,

Woman, behold thy son. 27. Then faith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother. And from that hour that disciple took her unto his 9 own home. 28. After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, faith, I thirst. 29. Now there was fet a vessel full of vinegar : and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyffop, and put it to his mouth. 30. When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished : and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. 31. The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the fabbath-day, (for that fabbath-day was an high day) befought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. 32. Then came the foldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other which was crucified with him. 33. But when they came to Jesus, and saw that

be k See on Mat. 27.35.

ing, said unto him, Art thou only 1* Psal. .22. 18. See on Mat. a Stranger in Jerusalem, and haft 27: 35.

not known the things which are m + Mat. 27. 55. Many Women come to pass there in these Days ? were there (beholding afar off) 5 • See on Joh. 13. 23. which followed Jesus from Gali p + Joh. 2. 4. Woman, what have lee, ministring unto him. Mar. I to do with thee ? 15. 40. There were also Women 9 Joh. 16. 32. Behold, the hour looking on afar off: among whom çometh, yea, is now come, that was Mary Magdalene, and Mary'ye shall be scattered every Man ra the Mother of James the less, and his own, and shall leave me aof Jofes and 'Salome. Luk. 23. lone. 49. All his Acquaintance, and the

r See an Mat. 27.48. Women which followed him from

s See on Joh. 17 4. Galilee, food afar off beholding is

u Eccl. 52. 7.

· The Spirit these things.


unto God who ni: Luk. 24. 18. One of them, whose Name' was Cleophas, anfwer

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he was dead already, they brake not his legs. 34. But one of the foldiers with a spear pierced his side, and furthwith came there out · blood and water. 35. And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true : and lie knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe. 36. For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, Ab bone of him fhall not be broken. 37. And again, another fcripture faith, They shall look on him whom they pierced. 38.

And after this Joseph of Arimathea (being a difciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews) besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jésus: and Pilate gave him leave: He came therefore and took the body of Jesus. 39. And there came also f Nicodemus (which at the first came to Jesus by night) and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight. 40. Then took they the body of Jesus, and 8 wound it in linen clothes with the ” 1pices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury: 41. Now in the place where he was crucified, there was a garden; and in the garden a new fepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid. 42. There laid they Jesus therefore, because of the Jews preparation, for the fepulchre was nigh at hand.


A P. XX. .
HE i first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene

early when it was yet dark, unto the fepulchre, seeth the stone taken away from the fepulchre. 2. Then the runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple whom Jesus k loved, and faith unto them, They

have + 1 Joh. 5. 6. This is he that d + Mar. 15.42. † Luk. 23.59. same by Water and Blood, even Je

See on Mat. 27.57. fus Chrift; not by Water only, See on Joh. 7. 13. but by Water and Blood.

f See on Joh. 7:13. * Exod. 12. 46. Neither 8: Acts 5. 6. The young Men shall yc break & Bone thereof. arose, wound him up, and carried * Numb. 9. 12. They fhall leave him out, and buried him. pone of it unto the Morning, nor 2 Chron. 16. 14. They buried break any Boxe of it.- * Psal. 34. him (Ala) in his own Sepulchres

, 20. He keepeth all his Bones; not 10 -and laid him in the Bed, which one of them is broken.

was filled with the sweet Odours, © * Zech. 12. 10. --They shall. and divers kinds of spices prepa. look upon me whom they have red by the Apothecaries Art.pierced. Rev. i 3. Behold he com. i Mar. 16. 1. t Luk. 34. 11 cth with Clouds; and every Eye Is See on Mat. 28. 1. Thall fee him, and they also which * S¢c on Joh. 13. 3}. pierced him:

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have taken away the Lord out of the fepulchre, and we know, not where they have laid him. 3. "Peter therefore went forth, and that other disciple, and came to the sepulchre.

4. So they ran both together: and the other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulchre. s. And he stooping down, and looking in, saw the m linen clothes lying ; yet went he not in. 6. Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie; 7. And the napkin that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by it self. 8. Then went in also that other disciple which came first to the fepulchre, and he saw, and believed. 9. For as yet they knew not the • scripture, that he muft rise again from the dead. 10. Then the disciples went away again unto their own home. 11. I But Mar ry stood without at the fepulchre, weeping and as fhe wept, fhe stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, 12, And seeth two angels in white, fitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain: 13. And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou ? She faith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.. 14. And when the had thus faid, the turned her self back, and 9 saw Jesus standing, and ' knew not that it was Jesus. 15. Jesus faith

unto '+ Luk. 24. 12. Then arose 13:35. Wherefore he faith also in Peter, and ran unto the Sepulchre, another Psalm, Thou shalt not fuf. and stooping down, he beheld fer thine holy One' to fee Core the linen Clothes laid by them- - ; ruption.

pt Mar 16. s. And entring inm+Joh. 19. 40.

to the Sepulchre, they faw a young 1. Joh. 11. -44. He that was Man sitting on the right side, dead came forth bound Hand and clothed in a long white Garment i Foot with Grave-clothes, and his and they were afraid. Face was bound about with a 10 9 Mat. 28.9. As they went

to tell the Disciples, behold, Jéof Pfal. 16. 10. Thou wilt not jus met them. + Mar. 16. 9: leave my Soul in Hell; · neither Now when Jesus was risen early, wilt thou suffer thine holy one to

the first Day of the Week, he ape see Corruption. + Ads 2. 25, 31.15peared first to Mary Magdalene, out David speaketh concerning him,

of whom he had caft seven DeI foresaw the Lord always before vils. my Face, for he is on my rightIt Luk. 24.16, 31. Their Eyes Hand that I should not be moved. were bolden that they should not He seeing this before, fpake of the 20 know him. Their Eyes were opena Refurrection of Christ, that his Soul ed, and they knew him, and he vawas not left in Hell, neither his nished out of their Sight. Joh. Flesh did see Corruption. † Ads


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unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom Teekeft thou? fhe supposing him to be the gardener, taith unto him, Sir, if thou have born him hence, tell me where thou haft laid him, and I will take him away. . 16. Jesus saith unto her

, Mary." She turned her felf, and faith unto him, Rabboni, which is to fay, Mafter. 17. Jesus faith unto her, Touch me not: for I am not yet ascended to my Father : but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I afcend unto my Father, and your Father, and to my God, and your God. 18. Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples, that fhe had seen the Lord, and that he had spoken thele things unta her, 19. 9 Then the d same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the (1) doors were thut, where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus, and stood in the midst, and faith unto them, Peace be unto you. 20. And when he had so faid, he fhewed unto them his hands and his fide. Then were the disciples f glad when they saw the Lord. 21. Then faid Jesus to them again

, Peace be unto you: may

Father hath sent me, even lo

send 21.4. -Jesus food on the Shore ; God and Father of our Lord Jesus but the Disciples knew not that it Christ. -The God and Father of was Jesus.

our Lord Jefus Chrift, the Father a + Pfal.22.22. I will declare thy

of GloryName unto my Brethren. Mat. 5 Mar. 16. 14. t 1 Cor. 15.50 35. 40. In as much as ye have Şee on Luk. 24.34, 36. done it unto one of the least of these my Brethren, ye have done it unto ft Joh. 16. 22. Ye now there. me. if Mat. 28. 10.-Go tell my fore have Sorrow: but I'will fee Brethren. Heb. 2. 11. Both he to you again, and your Heart sball that fanétifieth, and they who are rejoice, and your Joy no Man t3 fan&tified, are all one for which

këth from you. · cause he is not ashamed to call * † Mar. 28. 18, 19. All Pow. them Brethren.

er is given to me, both in Heaven Joh. 16. 28. -I leave the 15 and in Earth, Go ye therefore and World, and go to the Father. teach, dr. Mar. 16. 15. He said

t Eph, 1.3, 17. Bleffed be the (1) The Papists, to support their abfurd Do&trine of Tranfubftantiation

, would under ftand these Words, as if our Lord penetrated through the Doors, they continuing fhut, and appeared among his Disciples; but there is no Foundation for such a Conceit; for our Lord might filent by open the Doors and come in amongst them, without their perceiving it. I fee no inconsistency in putting such a sense upon these Words

. But if we should fuppofe, with the Papists, that his Body penetrated through the Doors, it will destroy one end of his Appearing among them, which seems to be, to convince them that he was riten with the fame Body that was crucified, which he proved to them, by lhewing them his Hands, and his side, Ver. 20.


e Ver. 27.,


Lend I you.

22. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and faith unto them, Receive ye the holy Ghost. 23. Whose loever fins ye h remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever fins ye retain, they are retained. 24. But Thomas, one of the Twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jelus came. 25. The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen k the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I thall see in his hands, the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe. 26. And after eight days, again his disciples were within, and Thomas with themi then came Jesus, the doors being hut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. 27. Then faith he to Thomas,. ' Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither my hand, and thrust it into my fide: and be not faithless, but believing. 28. And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God. 29. Jesus faith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. 30. And

many unto them,Goye into all the World, in 2 Cor. 5.7. We walk by Faith, and preach the Gospel to every not by Sighr. Rom. 8. 23, 24. 25. Crearure. Joh. 17. 18. As thou -We our felves groan within our haft fent me into the World, even selves, waiting for the Adoption, so have I also sent them into the sto wit, the Redemption of our World. • Heb. 3. 1. Wherefore, Body. For we are saved by Hope : holy Brethren, partakers of the but hope that is seen is not hope: heavenly Calling, consider the A for what a Man seeth, why dotla he Poftle and high Priest of our Profes yet hope for? But if we hope for hon Christ Jesus. 1 Tim. 2. 7.10 that we see not, then do we with Whereunto I am ordained a Preach Patience wait for it. er and an Apostle,

a Teacher of 12, 13. Now we see through a the Gentiles in Faith and Verity. Glass darkly ; but then Face to : 2 Tim. 2. 2. The things which Face. -Now abideth Faith, Hope, thou haft heard of me among ma-15 and Charity. Heb. 11. 1, 27. ny Witnesses, the same commit thou Faith is the Substance of Things to faithful men, who shall be able hoped for, the Evidence of things to teach others also.

not seen. By Faith he forsook E+ Mat. 16. 19. See on Mat. gypt, not fearing the Wrath of

20 the King: for he endured as see+ Joh. 11. 16. Then said Tho ing him who is invisible. ti Pet. mas, which is called Didymus, unto

1. 8. Whom having not seen, ye his fellow Disciples, Let us also love ; in whom though now ye 89, that we may die with him. see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice

Ver. 2,13, 18. Joh. 21. 7. 25 with joy unspeakable and full of ti Joh.".. 1. See on Luk. Glory ,

I Cor. 13.

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