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Gospel of Luke

Gospel of Luke

Gospel of Luke Chapter 23:50-56 Summary

The Burial

  • A nice guy named Joseph approaches Pilate and requests Jesus's body.
  • He takes it down from the cross, wraps it in a burial shroud, and places it in a stone tomb by itself.
  • The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee (recall 8:2-3 and 23:49) follow Joseph to see where the body is located. Then they get what they need to prepare the body for burial.
  • But first, the sabbath.

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