Parallel Verses

Amplified

The tombs were opened and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep in death were raised [to life];

New American Standard Bible

The tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;

King James Version

And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose,

Holman Bible

The tombs were also opened and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised.

International Standard Version

tombs were opened, and many saints who had died were brought back to life.

A Conservative Version

and the sepulchers were opened, and many bodies of the sanctified who have been asleep arose.

American Standard Version

and the tombs were opened; and many bodies of the saints that had fallen asleep were raised;

An Understandable Version

Graves opened up and the bodies of many dead saints [i.e., God's holy people] were raised up [from the dead].

Anderson New Testament

and the sepulchers were opened, and many bodies of the saints that slept, arose.

Bible in Basic English

And the resting-places of the dead came open; and the bodies of a number of sleeping saints came to life;

Common New Testament

the tombs also were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised,

Daniel Mace New Testament

the graves opened, and the bodies of many saints who slept arose,

Darby Translation

and the tombs were opened; and many bodies of the saints fallen asleep arose,

Godbey New Testament

and the tombs were opened; and many bodies of the sleeping saints arose;

Goodspeed New Testament

the tombs opened, and many of the saints who had fallen asleep rose

John Wesley New Testament

and many bodies of holy men that slept were raised.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints who slept arose

Julia Smith Translation

And the tombs were opened: and many bodies of the holy ones, having been set to sleep, were raised,

King James 2000

And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints that slept arose,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised,

Modern King James verseion

and the tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep arose,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the stones did rent, and graves did open, and the bodies of many saints which slept, arose:

Moffatt New Testament

the tombs were opened, and a number of bodies of the saints who slept the sleep of death rose up ??53 they left the tombs after his resurrection and entered the holy city and appeared to a number of people.

Montgomery New Testament

the earth quaked; the rocks split; the tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised.

NET Bible

And tombs were opened, and the bodies of many saints who had died were raised.

New Heart English Bible

The tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;

Noyes New Testament

and the tombs were opened; and many bodies of holy men that slept, arose,

Sawyer New Testament

and the tombs were opened, and many bodies of saints that slept arose,

The Emphasized Bible

and, the tombs, were opened and, many bodies of the holy ones who had fallen asleep, arose, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and the sepulchres were opened; and many bodies of saints, who slept, arose;

Twentieth Century New Testament

the tombs opened, and the bodies of many of God's People who had fallen asleep rose,

Webster

And the graves were opened, and many bodies of saints who slept, arose,

Weymouth New Testament

the tombs opened; and many of God's people who were asleep in death awoke.

Williams New Testament

the tombs were opened, and many bodies of saints then sleeping in death rose

World English Bible

The tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;

Worrell New Testament

and the tombs were opened; and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;

Worsley New Testament

and the graves opened, and many bodies of departed saints arose,

Youngs Literal Translation

and the tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who have fallen asleep, arose,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the graves
μνημεῖον 
Mnemeion 
Usage: 37

ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

of the saints
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

κοιμάω 
Koimao 
Usage: 16

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Jesus Dies On The Cross

51 And at once the curtain of the sanctuary of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; the earth shook and the rocks were split. 52 The tombs were opened and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep in death were raised [to life]; 53 And coming out of the tombs after His resurrection, they went into the holy city and appeared to many people.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:20

But the fact is that Christ (the Messiah) has been raised from the dead, and He became the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep [in death].

1 Thessalonians 4:14

For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will also bring with Him through Jesus those who have fallen asleep [ in death].

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death [in victory; He will abolish death forever]. And the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces; and the reproach of His people He will take away from off all the earth; for the Lord has spoken it.

Isaiah 26:19

Your dead shall live [O Lord]; the bodies of our dead [saints] shall rise. You who dwell in the dust, awake and sing for joy! For Your dew [O Lord] is a dew of [sparkling] light [heavenly, supernatural dew]; and the earth shall cast forth the dead [to life again; for on the land of the shades of the dead You will let Your dew fall].

Daniel 12:2

And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake: some to everlasting life and some to shame and everlasting contempt and abhorrence.

Hosea 13:14

Should I ransom them from the power of Sheol (the place of the dead)? Should I redeem them from death? O death, where are your plagues? O Sheol, where is your destruction? Relenting and compassion are hidden from My eyes.

John 5:25-29

Believe Me when I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the time is coming and is here now when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear it shall live.

Acts 7:60

And falling on his knees, he cried out loudly, Lord, fix not this sin upon them [lay it not to their charge]! And when he had said this, he fell asleep [in death].

1 Corinthians 11:30

That [careless and unworthy participation] is the reason many of you are weak and sickly, and quite enough of you have fallen into the sleep of death.

1 Corinthians 15:51

Take notice! I tell you a mystery (a secret truth, an event decreed by the hidden purpose or counsel of God). We shall not all fall asleep [in death], but we shall all be changed (transformed)

1 Thessalonians 5:10

Who died for us so that whether we are still alive or are dead [at Christ's appearing], we might live together with Him and share His life.

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