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Section LIII.37033703    The Borg. ms. indicates the beginning of the sections, not by titles, but by “vittas ampliusculas auroque oblinitas” (Ciasca, Introduction).  Ciasca indicates in the Corrigenda, opposite p. 210 of the Arabic text, where this section should begin.

[1] 37043704    Luke xxiv. 4.And while they marvelled at that, behold, two men standing above them, their [2] raiment shining:  37053705    Luke xxiv. 5.and they were seized with fright, and bowed down their face to [3] the earth:  and they said unto them, Why seek ye the living one with the dead?  37063706    Luke xxiv. 6.He is not here; he is risen:  remember what he was speaking unto you while he was in [4] Galilee, and saying, 37073707    Luke xxiv. 7.The Son of man is to be delivered up into the hands of sinners, [5] and to be crucified, and on the third day to rise.  37083708    Matt. xxviii. 7a.But go in haste, and say to his disciples and to Cephas, He is risen from among the dead; and lo, he goeth before [6] you into Galilee; 37093709    Mark xvi. 7b; Matt. xxviii. 7c.and there ye shall see him, where37103710    Possibly the translator’s style would warrant the translation as. he said unto you:  lo, I have [7] told you.  37113711    Luke xxiv. 8; Matt. xxviii. 8a.And they remembered his sayings; and they departed in haste from the [8] tomb with joy and great fear, and hastened and went; 37123712    Mark xvi. 8b.and perplexity and fear [9] encompassed them; and they told no man anything, for they were afraid.  37133713    John xx. 2.And Mary hastened, and came to Simon Cephas, and to that other disciple whom Jesus loved, and said unto them, They have taken our Lord from the sepulchre, and I [10] know not where they have laid him.  37143714    John xx. 3.And Simon went out, and that other disciple, [11] and came to the sepulchre.  37153715    John xx. 4.And they hastened both together:  and that disciple [12] outran37163716    Lit. hastened and preceded. Simon, and came first to the sepulchre; 37173717    John xx. 5.and he looked down, and saw the [13] linen laid; but he went not in.  37183718    John xx. 6.And Simon came after him, and entered into the [14] [Arabic, p. 201] sepulchre, and saw the linen laid; 37193719    John xx. 7.and the scarf with which his head was bound was not with the linen, but wrapped and laid aside in a certain place.  [15] 37203720    John xx. 8.Then entered that disciple which came first to the sepulchre, and saw, and believed.  [16] 37213721    John xx. 9.And they knew not yet from the scriptures that the Messiah was to rise from among [17] the dead.  37223722    John xx. 10.And those two disciples went to their place.

[18] 37233723    John xx. 11.But Mary remained37243724    Probably an Arabic copyist’s emendation (addition of alif) for stood. at the tomb weeping:  and while she wept, she looked [19] down into the tomb; 37253725    John xx. 12.and she saw two angels sitting in white raiment, one of them toward his pillow, and the other toward his feet, where the body of Jesus had been [20] laid.  37263726    John xx. 13.And they said unto her, Woman, why weepest thou?  She said unto them, [21] They have taken my Lord, and I know not where they have left him.  37273727    John xx. 14.She said that, and turned behind her, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was [22] Jesus.  37283728    John xx. 15.Jesus said unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou?  And she supposed37293729    cf., § 10, 16. him to be the gardener, and said, My lord, if thou hast taken him, [23] tell me where thou hast laid him, that I may go and take him.  37303730    John xx. 16.Jesus said unto her, Mary.  She turned, and said unto him in Hebrew, Rabboni; which is, being [24] interpreted, Teacher.  37313731    John xx. 17.Jesus said unto her, Touch me not;37323732    cf. § 12, 13. for I have not ascended yet unto my Father:  go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.

[25] 37333733    Mark xvi. 9.And on the First-day on which he rose, he appeared first unto Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.

126[26] 37343734    Matt. xxviii. 11b.And some of those guards37353735    The Vat. ms. has a form that is distinctively plural.  The Borg. ms. uses, with a plural adjective, the form found in § 52, 43.  In the next verse the relation of the mss. is reversed. came to the city, and informed the chief priests of [27] [Arabic, p. 202] all that had happened.  37363736    Matt. xxviii. 12.And they assembled with the elders, and took [28] counsel; 37373737    Matt. xxviii. 13.and they gave money, not a little, to the guards, and said unto them, Say ye, His disciples came and stole him by night, while we were sleeping.

[29] 37383738    Matt. xxviii. 14.And if the judge hear that, we will make a plea with him, and free you of blame.  [30] 37393739    Matt. xxviii. 15.And they, when they took the money, did according to what they taught them.  And this word spread among the Jews unto this day.

[31] 37403740    John xx. 18.And then came Mary Magdalene, and announced to the disciples that she had seen our Lord, and that he had said that unto her.

[32] 37413741    Matt. xxviii. 8b.And while the first37423742    The word first is less correctly spelled in Borg. ms. women37433743    The Vat. ms. omits women and to inform his disciples. were going in the way to inform37443744    Informis dual and masc. in the ms., while the other verbs and pronouns are plural and feminine. his disciples,37453745    The Vat. ms. omits women and to inform his disciples. [33] Jesus met them, and said unto them, Peace unto you.  37463746    Matt. xxviii. 9.And they came and took [34] hold of his feet, and worshipped him.  37473747    Matt. xxviii. 10.Then said Jesus unto them, Fear not:  but go and say to my brethren that they depart into Galilee, and there they shall see [35] me.  37483748    Luke xxiv. 9.And those women returned, and told all that to the eleven, and to the rest of the disciples; 37493749    Mark xvi. 10b.and to those that had been with him, for they were saddened and [36] weeping.  37503750    Luke xxiv. 10.And those were Mary Magdalene, and Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, and the rest who were with them:  and they were those that told the apostles.  [37] 37513751    Mark xvi. 11.And they, when they heard them say that he was alive and had appeared unto them, [38] did not believe them:  37523752    Luke xxiv. 11a.and these sayings were before their eyes as the sayings of madness.  [39] [Arabic, p. 203] 37533753    Mark xvi. 12a; Luke xxiv. 13b.And after that, he appeared to two of them, on that day, and while they were going to the village which was named Emmaus, and whose distance [40] from Jerusalem was sixty furlongs.37543754    Lit. mils.  37553755    Luke xxiv. 14.And they were talking the one of them with the [41] other of all the things which had happened.  37563756    Luke xxiv. 15.And during the time of their talking and [42] inquiring with one another, Jesus came and reached them, and walked with them.  37573757    Luke xxiv. 16.But [43] their eyes were veiled that they should not know him.  37583758    Luke xxiv. 17.And he said unto them, What are these sayings which ye address the one of you to the other, as ye walk and are [44] sad?  37593759    Luke xxiv. 18.One of them, whose name was Cleopas, answered and said unto him, Art thou perchance alone a stranger to Jerusalem, since thou knowest not what was in [45] it in these days?  He said unto them, What was?  37603760    Luke xxiv. 19.They said unto him, Concerning Jesus, he who was from Nazareth, a man who was a prophet, and powerful in [46] speech and deeds before God and before all the people:  37613761    Luke xxiv. 20.and the chief priests and [47] the elders delivered him up to the sentence of37623762    Borg. ms., to judgement and. death, and crucified him.  37633763    Luke xxiv. 21.But we supposed that he was the one who was to deliver Israel.  And since all37643764    Borg. ms. omits all. these [48] things happened there have passed three days.  37653765    Luke xxiv. 22.But certain women of us also [49] informed us that they had come to the sepulchre; 37663766    Luke xxiv. 23.and when they found not his body, they came and told us that they had seen there the angels, and they37673767    Masc. Plural. said [50] concerning him that he was alive.  37683768    Luke xxiv. 24.And some of us also went to the sepulchre, and [51] found the matter as the women had said:  only they saw him not.  37693769    Luke xxiv. 25.Then said Jesus [52] unto them, Ye lacking in discernment, and heavy in heart to believe!  37703770    Luke xxiv. 26.Was it not in all the sayings of the prophets that the Messiah was to suffer these things, and to [53] [Arabic, p. 204] enter into his Glory?  37713771    Luke xxiv. 27.And he began from Moses and from all the prophets, [54] and interpreted to them concerning himself from all the scriptures.  37723772    Luke xxiv. 28.And they drew near unto the village, whither they were going:  and he was leading them to [55] imagine that he was as if going to a distant region.  37733773    Luke xxiv. 29.And they pressed37743774    cf. § 50, 36, note. him, and said unto him, Abide with us:  for the day hath declined now to the darkness.  And he went [56] in to abide with them.  37753775    Luke xxiv. 30.And when he sat with them, he took bread, and blessed, [57] and brake, and gave to them.  37763776    Luke xxiv. 31.And straightway their eyes were opened, and they [58] knew him; and he was taken away from them.37773777    Vat. ms. omits this clause.  37783778    Luke xxiv. 32.And they said the one to the other, Was not our heart heavy within us, while he was speaking to us in the way, and interpreting to us the scriptures?

[59] 37793779    Luke xxiv. 33.And they rose in that hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven [60] gathered, and those that were with them, saying, 37803780    Luke xxiv. 34.Truly our Lord is risen, and hath [61] appeared to Simon.  37813781    Luke xxiv. 35.And they related what happened in the way, and how they knew him when he brake the bread.  37823782    Mark xvi. 13.Neither believed they that also.


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