Luke 23:47-56 NIV

47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God1 and said, "Surely this was a righteous man."

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48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts2 and went away.

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49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee,3 stood at a distance,4 watching these things.

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Jesus' Burial

23:50-56pp -- Mt 27:57-61; Mk 15:42-47; Jn 19:38-42

50 Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man,

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      51 who had not consented to their decision and action. He came from the Judean town of Arimathea and he was waiting for the kingdom of God.5

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      52 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body.
      53 Then he took it down, wrapped it in linen cloth and placed it in a tomb cut in the rock, one in which no one had yet been laid.
      54 It was Preparation Day,6 and the Sabbath was about to begin.

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      55 The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee7 followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how his body was laid in it.

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          56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes.8 But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.9

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