Arimathea



a town in ancient Palestine. Matt. 27:57.
Historical Examples

It represents the dead Christ upon his mother’s lap, with Joseph of arimathea standing by.
A History of Art for Beginners and Students Clara Erskine Clement

He also attracts the curiosity of Joseph, the only son of a rich merchant of arimathea.
Unicorns James Huneker

He had brought him from arimathea and couldn’t dismiss him; he could only look into his eyes appealingly.
The Brook Kerith George Moore

Azariah answered that it could not be this week, for he was going to arimathea.
The Brook Kerith George Moore

And when will these trees be in leaf, Sir, and may we come to arimathea when they are in leaf?
The Brook Kerith George Moore

I took it through one of the windows of the church Joseph of arimathea built in Glastonbury.
A Knyght Ther Was Robert F. Young

In his hand was a harp, upon which he played, while he sang an old song telling how Joseph of arimathea came to that land.
Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15) Charles Morris

The Joseph of arimathea bit had been an excerpt, too, he realized now, probably lifted word for word from the text.
A Knyght Ther Was Robert F. Young

It represents the winding-sheet in which Joseph of arimathea wrapped the body of the dead Christ.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4 Various

It is also believed that Joseph of arimathea was a member from a mere suggestion in another passage.
The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer’s Standpoint, Vol. I (of II) Walter M. Chandler

noun
a town in ancient Palestine: location unknown

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 identify it with Ramleh in Dan, or Rama (q.v.) in Benjamin (Matt. 2:18).

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