42 Because it was the Jewish day of Preparation and since the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there.

Read John 19:42 Using Other Translations

There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation day; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
So because of the Jewish day of Preparation, since the tomb was close at hand, they laid Jesus there.
And so, because it was the day of preparation for the Jewish Passover and since the tomb was close at hand, they laid Jesus there.