Jesus Is Buried42 aAnd when evening had come, since it was bthe day of Preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath, 43Joseph of Arimathea ca respected member of the council, who dwas also himself looking for the kingdom of God, took courage and went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. 44Pilate was surprised to hear that he should have already died. ▼
▼Or Pilate wondered whether he had already diedAnd summoning fthe centurion, he asked him whether he was already dead. 45And when he learned from gthe centurion that he was dead, he granted the corpse to Joseph. 46And Joseph ▼
▼Greek hebought ia linen shroud, and taking him down, wrapped him in the linen shroud and jlaid him in a tomb kthat had been cut out of the rock. And he rolled la stone against the entrance of the tomb. 47 mMary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses saw where he was laid.
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