Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable councillor, who also himself was awaiting the kingdom of God, coming, emboldened himself and went in to Pilate and begged the body of Jesus.
And it was divinely communicated to him by the Holy Spirit, that he should not see death before he should see the Lord's Christ.
and she coming up the same hour gave praise to the Lord, and spoke of him to all those who waited for redemption in Jerusalem.
But as the people were in expectation, and all were reasoning in their hearts concerning John whether he might be the Christ,
and I knew him not; but that he might be manifested to Israel, therefore have I come baptising with water.
The woman says to him, I know that Messias is coming, who is called Christ; when he comes he will tell us all things.
Your father Abraham exulted in that he should see my day, and he saw and rejoiced.
to which our whole twelve tribes serving incessantly day and night hope to arrive; about which hope, O king, I am accused of the Jews.