Matthew 27:57

“When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When the Euen was come, there came a rich man of Arimathea, named Ioseph, who also himselfe was Iesus disciple:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when even was come, there came a rich man from Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in the evening, there came a man of wealth from Arimathaea, Joseph by name, who was a disciple of Jesus:
- Basic English Bible

Now when even was come there came a rich man of Arimathaea, his name Joseph, who also himself was a disciple to Jesus.
- Darby Bible

When the evening was come, there came a rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, who also himself was a disciple of Jesus.
- Webster's Bible

Towards sunset there came a wealthy inhabitant of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who himself also had become a disciple of Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

When evening had come, a rich man from Arimathaea, named Joseph, who himself was also Jesus' disciple came.
- World English Bible

But whanne the euenyng was come, ther cam a riche man of Armathi, Joseph bi name, and he was a disciple of Jhesu.
- Wycliffe Bible

And evening having come, there came a rich man, from Arimathea, named Joseph, who also himself was discipled to Jesus,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:57


27:57 When the evening was come - That is, after three o'clock; the time from three to six they termed the evening. #Mark 15:42|; Luke 23:50; John 19:38.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:57


Mt 27:57 There came a rich man. On the burial, compare Mr 15:42-47 Lu 23:50-56 Joh 19:38-42 Of Arimathaea. Its location is unknown. Joseph was a member of the Sanhedrin, who had not consented to the murder of Jesus (Lu 23:50-51 Mr 15:43). Jesus' disciple. But "secretly for fear of the Jews" (Joh 19:38).

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