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saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.
LUK 23:48 And all the people that came together to that sight,
beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.
LUK 23:49 And all his acquaintance, and the women that followed him
from Galilee, stood afar off, beholding these things.
LUK 23:50 And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counsellor; and
he was a good man, and a just:
LUK 23:51 (The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;)
he was of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for
the kingdom of God.
LUK 23:52 This man went unto Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus.
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