Jesus’ body is placed in the tomb
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.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
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
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Tomb, Jesus'
Tomb, Jesus’tomb, Jesus’, the place where Jesus was buried after his crucifixion. Although many Babylonians, Greeks, and Romans burned the bodies of their dead during the funeral services, Hebrews, Israelites, and later Jews, following the customs of Canaanites, Moabites, and other Near Eastern peoples,
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Tomb of Jesus
TOMB OF JESUS According to the NT accounts, the tomb of Jesus was located in a garden in the place where Jesus was crucified (John 19:41) outside the city walls of Jerusalem (19:20). It was a “new tomb” which had been “cut into the rock” by Joseph of Arimathea (Matt. 27:60 HCSB; cp. Luke 23:50–56) who
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Burial of Jesus
BURIAL OF JESUSThe Gospels and early church tradition affirm that Jesus, subsequent to his crucifixion and prior to his *resurrection, was buried in a rock-cut tomb just outside *Jerusalem. Such an interment conforms to common first-century a.d. Jewish burial procedure.1. Burial in the Greco-Roman
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Women at the Tomb
Women at the Tomb(mulieres ad sepulchrum). The literary basis of this iconography is the narrative at Mk. 16:1–8 par. (for an inventory of iconographic examples, see “Holy Women at the Sepulcher,” Index of Christian Art, ica. princeton.edu). Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James (not one of the 12
Key passages
Mt 27:60–61

and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut in the rock. And he rolled a large stone to the entrance of the tomb and went away. Now Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there, sitting opposite the tomb.

Mk 15:46–47

And after purchasing a linen cloth and taking him down, he wrapped him in the linen cloth and placed him in a tomb that had been cut from the rock. And he rolled a stone over the entrance of the tomb. Now Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses saw where he was placed.

Lk 23:53–56

And he took it down and wrapped it in a linen cloth and placed him in a tomb cut into the rock where no one had ever been placed. And it was the day of preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near. And the women who had been accompanying him from Galilee followed and saw the tomb and …

Jn 19:39–42

And Nicodemus—the one who had come to him formerly at night—also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes weighing about a hundred pounds. So they took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in strips of linen cloth with the fragrant spices, as is the Jews’ custom to prepare for burial. Now there …

See also
Ac 13:29;