As they were on their way, some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened.
"You have a guard [of soldiers]," Pilate told them. "Go and make it as secure as you know how."
Then they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting the guard.
fear and trembling came over me and made all my bones shake.
Trembling seized them there, agony like that of a woman in labor,
Only I, Daniel, saw the vision. The men who were with me did not see it, but a great terror fell on them, and they ran and hid.
As he traveled and was nearing Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly flashed around him.
Falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"
"Who are You, Lord?" he said. "I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting," He replied.
"But get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do."
The men who were traveling with him stood speechless, hearing the sound but seeing no one.
Then the jailer called for lights, rushed in, and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas.
When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. He laid His right hand on me, and said, "Don't be afraid! I am the First and the Last,