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The Tomb of Jesus

Roman Soldiers at the Tomb

At the Pharisees' request, Pilate ordered Jesus' tomb sealed and put soldier there to guard it. (Matt. 27:65)

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Matthew 27:62-66

62The next day, the one after Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees went to Pilate. 63"Sir," they said, "we remember that while he was still alive that deceiver said, 'After three days I will rise again.' 64So give the order for the tomb to be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, his disciples may come and steal the body and tell the people that he has been raised from the dead. This last deception will be worse than the first."