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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jesus, Burial of
Jesus, Burial of Surveys biblical accounts of Jesus’ burial. Before sundown on the day of Jesus’ crucifixion, He was buried in a new bench tomb (or arcosolium) by Joseph of Arimathea, a member of the Sanhedrin.
Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene (Μαρία ἡ Μαγδαληνὴ, Maria hē Magdalēnē). One of the followers of Jesus. An early recipient of the news of Jesus’ resurrection. Her name is related to Miriam, the sister of Moses, but it may also mean “obstinacy” or “rebelliousness.”
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mary (Person)
MARY (PERSON) [Gk Maria (Μαρια); Mariam (Μαριαμ)]. The name of six or seven women mentioned in the NT. The name derives from Heb miryām.1. The mother of Jesus. See MARY, MOTHER OF JESUS.2. Mary Magdalene. One of the most prominent of the Galilean women to have followed Jesus. Although none of the
Salome (Person)
SALOME (PERSON) [Gk Salōmē (Σαλωμη)]. 1. One of Jesus’ female followers in Galilee who traveled with him to Jerusalem and witnessed his death and the events that followed (Mark 15:40; 16:1). It is possible that she was the mother of the Zebedees (Matt 27:56). If so, then Matthew tells us that she was
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Magdalene, Mary
Magdalene, Mary. Name of one of several Marys who followed Jesus. This Mary was the first to see the risen Christ (Jn 20:11–18).See Mary #2.
Salome
Salome. Name deriving from the Hebrew greeting salom (peace), with the additional letter being a Greek suffix.1. Woman who followed Jesus and was perhaps Mary’s sister and the mother of James and John. In Mark 15:40, the evangelist describes the women who stood at the foot of the cross, and names three
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mary
1. Mary Magdalene. The name Magdalene was derived from Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. The only mention of her outside the Crucifixion and Resurrection narratives is in Lk. 8:2. (She is not to be identified, as she frequently used to be, with the woman of Lk. 7, “who was a
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Magdalene, Mary
MAGDALENE, MARY Name of one of several Marys who followed Jesus. This Mary was the first to see the risen Christ (Jn 20:11–18). See Mary #3.
Salome
SALOME Name deriving from the Hebrew greeting shalom (peace), with the additional letter being a Greek suffix.1. Woman who followed Jesus and was perhaps Mary’s sister and the mother of James and John. In Mark 15:40, the evangelist describes the women who stood at the foot of the cross, and names three
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mary
Mary (mair´ee; GK. Maria or Mariam; Heb. marah, “bitter” or “grieved,” or miryam, “rebellion”), a name borne by seven women in the nt, unless two or more are identical.1 Mary, the mother of Jesus. See Mary, Virgin.2 Mary of Bethany, the sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38–39; John 11:1). She appears
Salome
Salome (suh-loh´mee).1 The daughter of Herodias who is mentioned, but not named, in the Gospels (Matt. 14:3–11; Mark 6:17–28). She danced at a banquet given by her uncle and stepfather Herod Antipas, who was so pleased that he offered to give her anything she desired. At the instigation of her mother,
Tomb of Jesus
tomb of Jesus. According to the Gospel accounts, the tomb in which the crucified body of Jesus was placed belonged to Joseph of Arimathea, who is variously identified as a rich man (Matt. 27:57), a respected member of the council (Mark 15:43), and a secret disciple of Jesus (John 19:38). It was a new
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Salome
SALOME1. One of the women who followed Jesus from Galilee, and who stood afar off witnessing His crucifixion (Mk 15:40–41). She came with other women on the morning of the resurrection to anoint Jesus’ body with spices (Mk 16:1). She was probably the wife of Zebedee and the mother of James and John
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Salome
SALOME (Heb. šālôm, ‘peace’, with Gk. suffix). 1. According to Mk. 15:40 and 16:1, of three women who saw the crucifixion and went to the tomb on Easter morning two were called Mary and one Salome. Mt. 27:56 names two women called Mary, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee, who is probably to be
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mary
Mary (Gk. Marɩ́a, Mariám)1. Mary the mother of Jesus. Biographical information regarding Mary is limited. According to Luke, her home is the insignificant Galilean village of Nazareth (Luke 1:26), but Matthew places her in Nazareth only after the birth of Jesus (Matt. 2:1, 23). Both Matthew and Luke
Salome
Salome (Gk. Saɩ̂mē)1. Sister of Herod, daughter of Antipater and Cypros.See Herod (Family) 5.2. Daughter of Herod (Philip? not the Tetrarch) and Herodias, granddaughter of Herod and Mariamme II.See Herod (Family) 12.3. A follower of Jesus, who ministered to him in Galilee and traveled with him
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Burial of Jesus
Burial of jesusThe burial of Jesus, an integral component of the earliest kerygma (cf. 1 Cor 15:3–5; Acts 13:26–31), is narrated in all four canonical Gospels (Mt 27:57–61; Mk 15:42–47; Lk 23:50–56; Jn 19:38–42) and in the apocryphal Gospel of Peter 6:23–24 (see Gospels [Apocryphal]). Whether a primitive
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Mary Magdalene
MARY MAGDALENE A follower of Christ, probably from Magdala, near Tiberias, on the west shore of Galilee. Mary Magdalene is identified as being among the women who accompanied Christ and ministered to him (Luke 8:2–3). Jesus had delivered her from the oppression of seven demons (Mark 16:9; Luke 8:2).
Salome
SALOME The name of two women in the New Testament.1. The mother of the apostles James and John, sons of Zebedee (cf. Mark 15:40 with Matt 27:56). Having become a disciple of Jesus in Galilee, Salome went with him to Jerusalem, stood by the Cross, and participated in his burial (Mark 15:40; 16:1). On