Meaning of Joseph of Arimathaea

Jo'seph of Ar•i•ma•thae'a

Pronunciation: (ar"u-mu-thē'u), [key]
  1. a member of the Sanhedrin who placed the body of Jesus in the tomb. Matt. 27:57–60; Mark 15:43.
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