Joseph of Arimathea was, according to all four canonical gospels, the man who assumed responsibility for the burial of Jesus after his crucifixion.
Good Friday ends with the burial of Jesus in His “ borrowed ” tomb . It is borrowed in two ways; first because it was not His own, but it belonged to Joseph of Arimathea. But, secondly, in a much more profound way, it is borrowed only for a few days, Jesus did not stay there.
The shrine (sometimes called the Edicule) that holds the tomb of Jesus is seen in this photograph. The shrine is located within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
After these things, Joseph of Arimathea , who was a disciple of Jesus , though a secret one because of his fear of the Jews, asked Pilate to let him take away the body of Jesus . And so, because it was the Jewish day of Preparation, and the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there.
Finally, Nicodemus appears after the Crucifixion of Jesus to provide the customary embalming spices, and assists Joseph of Arimathea in preparing the body of Jesus for burial (John 19:39–42).
Jesus had a father, Joseph, a mother, Mary, four brothers, James, Joses, Simon, and Judas, and at least two sisters. That is eight. Her husband Zebedee was Jesus ‘ uncle . Their sons James and John were Jesus ‘ cousins.
Its exact location is uncertain, but most scholars prefer either the spot now covered by the Church of the Holy Sepulchre or a hillock called Gordon’s Calvary just north of the Damascus Gate.
The cave of Machpelah, in the West Bank city of Hebron, is the burial place of the Matriarchs and Patriarchs : Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah. According to Jewish mystical tradition, it’s also the entrance to the Garden of Eden where Adam and Eve are buried.
Mary Magdalene as Jesus’s wife.
These gospels were probably written in the mid to late 1st Century. They were accepted as either written by Jesus ‘ apostolic disciples or the followers of these disciples. Some of the lost gospels were written significantly later, in the 2nd and 3rd Centuries – and this would have counted against them.
Las Tres Marías , the Three Maries, are the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene , and Mary of Cleofas . They are often depicted at the crucifixion of Jesus Christ or at his tomb.