Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They both did what was right in God's sight [by] living blamelessly according to all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.
He was very devoted [to his religious principles] and had great respect for God, along with the members of his household. He gave [money] liberally to poor people and prayed to God regularly.
So, for this reason I make every effort to have a clear conscience before God and men at all times.
For God's unearned favor has appeared, bringing salvation to all people [i.e., in the coming of Christ].
She came forward at that very time and thanked God [in prayer] and spoke about the child [Jesus] to everyone [in the Temple area] who was expecting the redemption of the people of Jerusalem [i.e., their liberation from sin].
Joseph, from Arimathea, a highly respected member of the [Jewish] Council, who was expecting the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate [i.e., the Roman appointed governor] and asked [him] for the body of Jesus.