Joseph of Arimathea

[ joh-zuhfuhv ar-uh-muh-they-uh, -suhf ]

noun
  1. a member of the Sanhedrin who placed the body of Jesus in the tomb. Matthew 27:57–60; Mark 15:43.

  • Also Jos·eph of Ar·i·ma·thae·a .

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Joseph of Arimathea

/ (ˌærɪməˈθɪːə) /


noun
  1. Saint Joseph of Arimathea New Testament a wealthy member of the Sanhedrin, who obtained the body of Jesus after the Crucifixion and laid it in his own tomb (Matthew 27:57–60). Feast day: Mar 17 or July 31

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