He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus, and Pilate ordered it to be done.
Joseph of Arimathea, a highly respected member of the Council, who was waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
Later on, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus (though a secret one because he was afraid of the Jewish leaders), asked Pilate to let him remove the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission, and he came and removed his body.
But when they came to Jesus and saw that he was already dead, they did not break his legs.
but when they went in, they didn't find the body of the Lord Jesus.
and didn't find his body there, so they came back and told us that they had seen a vision of angels, who were saying that he was alive.
So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth.
When he learned from the centurion that he was dead, he let Joseph have the corpse.
So the women who had come with Jesus from Galilee, following close behind, saw the tomb and how his body was laid.
She saw two angels in white clothes who were sitting down, one at the head and the other at the foot of the place where Jesus' body had been lying.