Bible: Mark 15:43-45
15:43 Joseph of Arimathea, a highly regarded member of the council, 1 who was himself looking forward to 2 the kingdom of God, 3 went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. 4 15:44 Pilate was surprised that he was already dead. He 5 called the centurion and asked him if he had been dead for some time. 15:45 When Pilate 6 was informed by the centurion, 7 he gave the body to Joseph.
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