Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Councila who himself was also waiting for the Kingdom of God, came and boldly went in before Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Bible see other translations
The Sanhedrin, the ruling council of the Jews

“Joseph of Arimathea.” Joseph of Arimathea went to Pilate to ask for the body of Jesus. See commentary on Matthew 27:58.

Commentary for: Mark 15:43