geographical name town in ancient Palestine; location not certainly identified

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  • Arimathea —    A city of the Jews (Luke 23:51), the birth place of Joseph in whose sepulchre our Lord was laid (Matt. 27:57, 60; John 19:38). It is probably the same place as Ramathaim in Ephraim, and the birth place of Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1, 19). Others… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • St Joseph of Arimathea — [St Joseph of Arimathea] (1st century AD) a rich supporter of Jesus who appears in the Bible. He asks for Jesus’s body after he dies and puts it in his own ↑tomb. In traditional English stories he is said to have visited ↑Glastonbury in Somerset …   Useful english dictionary

  • Josephus of Arimathea — Josephus, also called Josephe or Josephes, is the son of Joseph of Arimathea and an early keeper of the Holy Grail in some tellings of the Arthurian legend. He makes appearances in the Quest del Saint Graal section of the Lancelot Grail cycle,… …   Wikipedia

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