Now on the next day, the day after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered together with Pilate, (Matthew 27:62)

and said, "Sir, we remember that when He was still alive that deceiver said, `After three days I am to rise again.' (Matthew 27:63)

"Therefore, give orders for the grave to be made secure until the third day, otherwise His disciples may come and steal Him away and say to the people, `He has risen from the dead,' and the last deception will be worse than the first." (Matthew 27:64)

Pilate said to them, "You have a guard; go, make it as secure as you know how." (Matthew 27:65)

And they went and made the grave secure, and along with the guard they set a seal on the stone. (Matthew 27:66)


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