MARK 15:43

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counseller, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.”

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Mark 15:43 Translation & Meaning

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Joseph Ἰωσὴφ Joseph, the name of seven Israelites Joseph
of ἀπὸ "off," i.e., away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative) of
Arimathaea, Ἁριμαθαίας Arimathaea (or Ramah), a place in Palestine Arimathaea
an honourable εὐσχήμων Well-formed, i.e., (figuratively) decorous, noble (in rank) honourable
counseller, βουλευτής An adviser, i.e., (specially) a councillor or member of the Jewish Sanhedrin counseller
which ὃς The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that which
also καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also
waited for προσδεχόμενος To admit (to intercourse, hospitality, credence, or (figuratively) endurance); by implication, to await (with confidence or patience) waited
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
kingdom βασιλείαν Properly, royalty, i.e., (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively) kingdom
of God, θεοῦ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
came, ἦλθεν To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) came
and went in εἰσῆλθεν To enter (literally or figuratively) and went in
boldly τολμήσας To venture (objectively or in act; while G2292 is rather subjective or in feeling); by implication, to be courageous boldly
unto πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) unto
Pilate, Πιλᾶτον Close-pressed, i.e., firm; Pilatus, a Roman Pilate
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
craved ᾐτήσατο To ask (in genitive case) craved
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
body σῶμα The body (as a sound whole), used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively body
of Jesus. Ἰησοῦ Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus

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  • 41  (Who also, when he was in Galilee, followed him, and ministered unto him;) and many other women which came up with him unto Jerusalem.

  • 42  And now when the even was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,

  • 43  Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counseller, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.

  • 44  And Pilate marvelled if he were already dead: and calling unto him the centurion, he asked him whether he had been any while dead.

  • 45  And when he knew it of the centurion, he gave the body to Joseph.




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