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
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The Holy Grail came into the possession of Joseph of Arimathea, and by him was brought to Britain.
I had it, together with this piece of the true rood, from the five-and-twentieth descendant of Joseph of Arimathea, who still lives in Jerusalem alive and well, though latterly much afflicted by boils.
The third and final scene is at the foot of the Cross where, along with Joseph of Arimathea, another Pharisee, they take the dead body of Christ down from the Cross to bury him.
The image of Joseph of Arimathea, Nicodemus, and Mary, the mother of Jesus, laying Jesus' body in the tomb brings to mind the loved ones I have buried.
There, Mary and John stand weeping at either side, each holding one of the Lord's hands, while Joseph of Arimathea, atop a ladder, gently cradles Christ's upper body while an assistant--equipped with some alarming-looking pincers extracts the single nail that had pierced both his feet.
Funeral service at St Joseph of Arimathea RC Church, Pyle on Thursday Sept 29 at 12 noon, followed by interment at Laleston Cemetery.
A window such as The Crucifixion and Deposition with the Virgin Mary, St John, St Joseph of Arimathea and St Longinus with Scenes from the Entombment and the Passion (1922; Fig.
Shakespeare's treatment of Sir William Lucy recalls the story of one such character, Joseph of Arimathea, who removed Jesus from the cross to bury him.
Mr Phillips' theory is based on scriptures that describe Mary spending her final days with an unnamed disciple of Jesus - the author believes the man was Joseph of Arimathea.
The Jewish intellectuals Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus accepted Jesus as Messiah.
GILLESPIE Donal Former Parish Priest of St Joseph of Arimathea Church, Pyle.