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39 Nicodemus, the man who had come to Jesus at night,[a] came too, bringing a hundred pounds of embalming ointment made from myrrh and aloes. 40 Together they wrapped Jesus’ body in a long linen cloth saturated with the spices, as is the Jewish custom of burial. 41 The place of crucifixion was near a grove of trees,[b] where there was a new tomb, never used before.

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Footnotes

  1. John 19:39 at night, see ch. 3.
  2. John 19:41 a grove of trees, literally, “a garden.”

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