Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Church built on the traditional site of Jesus’ crucifixion, burial, and resurrection.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Holy Sepulcher, Church of the
HOLY SEPULCHER, CHURCH OF THE. The Gospels agree that Jesus was buried in a tomb belonging to Joseph of Arimatheia (Matt 27:57; Luke 23:50–51; John 19:38) and that after his burial the entrance to the tomb was blocked with a stone (Matt 27:60; Mark 15:46; Luke 24:2; John 20:1). Luke explicitly says (23:53)
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Serabit El-Khadem
Serabit El-KhademSerabit el-Khadem (ser-ah«bit el-kah«dem; Arabic, meaning uncertain), a sandstone plateau about 2,600 feet above sea level in the mountainous region of southwest Sinai. The Egyptians came to Serabit el-Khadem and the nearby Wadi Magharah to mine turquoise. This blue or greenish-blue
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Sepulchre, Church of the Holy
Sepulchre, Church of the Holy. An ancient church in Jerusalem, purportedly located over sites of Christ’s crucifixion, burial, and resurrection, and hence regarded by many as the greatest “holy place” of Christendom. In locating the place of our Lord’s passion, the NT states only that his death occurred