Arimathea

Arimathea (Air´uh-muh-thee´uh)

Home of Joseph, who buried Jesus in his own tomb (Matt 27:57-60; Mark 15:42-46; Luke 23:50-53; John 19:38-42). Arimathea is variously identified with modern Rentis (fifteen miles east of Jaffa), er-Ram (five miles north of Jerusalem), or el-Birah-Ramallah (eight miles north of Jerusalem).

Matt 27:57-60

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Mark 15:42-46

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Luke 23:50-53

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John 19:38-42

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