Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.
When evening had already come, because it was the preparation day, that is, the day before the Sabbath,
Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave.
the preparation day, and the Sabbath was about to begin.
But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.
Then the Jews, because it was
the day of preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath ( for that Sabbath was a high day), asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene *came early to the tomb, while it *was still dark, and *saw the stone already taken away from the tomb.
While He was in Bethany at the home of Simon the leper, and reclining at the table, there came a woman with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume of pure nard; and she broke the vial and poured it over His head.
2 Chronicles 16:14
They buried him in his own tomb which he had cut out for himself in the city of David, and they laid him in the resting place which he had filled
with spices of various kinds blended by the perfumers’ art; and they made a very great fire for him.
So they took the body of Jesus and
bound it in linen wrappings with the spices, as is the burial custom of the Jews.