New American Standard Bible
This man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered it to be given to him.
King James Bible
He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.
Darby Bible Translation
He, going to Pilate, begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be given up.
World English Bible
This man went to Pilate, and asked for Jesus' body. Then Pilate commanded the body to be given up.
Young's Literal Translation
he having gone near to Pilate, asked for himself the body of Jesus; then Pilate commanded the body to be given back.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He went to Pilate - Because no one had a right to remove the body but by authority of the magistrate. Jesus was condemned to be crucified, usually a long and most bitter death, and in common cases it would have been unlawful to have removed the body so soon.
LibraryThe Sentence which Condemned the Judges
And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked Him, saying, Art Thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest. 12. And when He was accused of the chief priests and elders, He answered nothing. 13. Then said Pilate unto Him, Hearest Thou not how many things they witness against Thee? 14. And He answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly. 15. Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Taunts Turning to Testimonies
Remorse and Suicide of Judas.
When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus.
And Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
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