The Burial of Jesus

dore-090When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus’ disciple he went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered. And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.

And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre.

—Matthew xxvii, 57-61

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