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Luke 23:50

The Burial of Jesus

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

Read Luke 23:50 Using Other Translations

And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counsellor; and he was a good man, and a just:
Now there was a man named Joseph, from the Jewish town of Arimathea. He was a member of the council, a good and righteous man,
Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph. He was a member of the Jewish high council,

What does Luke 23:50 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 23:50

And behold, there was a man named Joseph
(See Gill on Matthew 27:57).

a counsellor;
Mark says, he was an "honourable" one; he was either one of the council of the high priest, or a member of the great sanhedrim; (See Gill on Mark 15:43).

and he was a good man, and a just;
he was kind and beneficent in his temper, and just, and righteous in his life and actions; a like character is given of Joseph the husband of Mary, the mother of our Lord, ( Matthew 1:19 ) .

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