Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus.
When evening had already come, because it was the preparation day, that is, the day before the Sabbath,
And a man named Joseph, who was a member of the Council, a good and righteous man
His parents said this because they
were afraid of the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone confessed Him to be Christ, he was to be put out of the synagogue.
many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue;
The fear of man brings a snare,
But he who
trusts in the Lord will be exalted.
But he who
and that most of the
brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.