Jesus, Burial of
Angel at the Tomb
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
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.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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) [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
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
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
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 (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 (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
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
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 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 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