New Living Translation
As evening approached, Joseph, a rich man from Arimathea who had become a follower of Jesus,
King James Bible
When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:
Darby Bible Translation
Now when even was come there came a rich man of Arimathaea, his name Joseph, who also himself was a disciple to Jesus.
World English Bible
When evening had come, a rich man from Arimathaea, named Joseph, who himself was also Jesus' disciple came.
Young's Literal Translation
And evening having come, there came a rich man, from Arimathea, named Joseph, who also himself was discipled to Jesus,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:57 When the evening was come - That is, after three o'clock; the time from three to six they termed the evening. Mark 15:42; Luke 23:50; John 19:38.
LibraryThe Fourth Word
"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
Let Him Deliver Him Now
The Rent Veil
He had done no wrong and had never deceived anyone. But he was buried like a criminal; he was put in a rich man's grave.
went to Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. And Pilate issued an order to release it to him.
This all happened on Friday, the day of preparation, the day before the Sabbath. As evening approached,
Joseph of Arimathea took a risk and went to Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. (Joseph was an honored member of the high council, and he was waiting for the Kingdom of God to come.)
Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph. He was a member of the Jewish high council,
Afterward Joseph of Arimathea, who had been a secret disciple of Jesus (because he feared the Jewish leaders), asked Pilate for permission to take down Jesus' body. When Pilate gave permission, Joseph came and took the body away.
"When they had done all that the prophecies said about him, they took him down from the cross and placed him in a tomb.
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