It represents the dead Christ upon his mother's lap, with Joseph of arimathea standing by.
He also attracts the curiosity of Joseph, the only son of a rich merchant of arimathea.
He had brought him from arimathea and couldn't dismiss him; he could only look into his eyes appealingly.
Azariah answered that it could not be this week, for he was going to arimathea.
And when will these trees be in leaf, Sir, and may we come to arimathea when they are in leaf?
I took it through one of the windows of the church Joseph of arimathea built in Glastonbury.
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.
The Joseph of arimathea bit had been an excerpt, too, he realized now, probably lifted word for word from the text.
It represents the winding-sheet in which Joseph of arimathea wrapped the body of the dead Christ.
It is also believed that Joseph of arimathea was a member from a mere suggestion in another passage.
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).