The New King James Version

Luke 23:50–56

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Christ is Buried

Matt. 27:57–61; Mark 15:42–47; John 19:38–42

50 tNow behold, there was a man named Joseph, a council member, a good and just man. 51 He had not consented to their decision and deed. He was from Arimathea, a city of the Jews, uwho 6himself was also waiting for the kingdom of God. 52 This man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. 53 vThen he took it down, wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a tomb that was hewn out of the rock, where no one had ever lain before. 54 That day was wthe Preparation, and the Sabbath drew near.

55 And the women xwho had come with Him from Galilee followed after, and ythey observed the tomb and how His body was laid.

In the Grave

56 Then they returned and zprepared spices and fragrant oils. And they rested on the Sabbath aaccording to the commandment.

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