Joseph of Arimathea

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Joseph of Ar·i·ma·the·a

 (ăr′ə-mə-thē′ə) fl. first century ad.
In the New Testament, the disciple who buried the body of Jesus.

Joseph of Arimathea

(ˌærɪməˈθɪːə)
n
(Bible) Saint Joseph of Arimathea New Testament a wealthy member of the Sanhedrin, who obtained the body of Jesus after the Crucifixion and laid it in his own tomb (Matthew 27:57–60). Feast day: Mar 17 or July 31