Hundreds of people witnessed each of these events.

Witnesses of the crucifixion of Jesus

  • Chief priests, scribes and elders (Matthew 27:41)
  • Centurion and Roman soldiers (Matthew 27:54)
  • Simon of Cyrene (Mark 15:21)
  • Two criminals crucified with Jesus (Luke 23:33)
  • Crowds of bystanders (Matthew 27:37; Luke 23:48; John 19:20)
  • Many women including Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph and wife of Clopas, Salome the mother of the sons of Zebedee (Matthew 27:56; Mark 15:40; John 19:26)
  • Jesus’ mother (John 19:26)
  • The “disciple Jesus loved” — probably John (John 19:26)
  • Acquaintances of Jesus (Luke 23:49)
  • Joseph of Arimathea (Matthew 27:57)
  • Nicodemus (John 19:39)

Witnesses of the resurrection of Jesus

  • Mary Magdalene (Mark 16:9; John 20:1,14-18)
  • Women returning from tomb (Matthew 28:8-10)
  • Peter (John 20:3-9; 1 Cor 15:5)
  • Disciples on road to Emmaus (Mark 16:12; Luke 24:13-31)
  • Apostles, Thomas absent (John 20:19-24; Luke 24:36-43)
  • Apostles, Thomas present (John 20:26-28)
  • Seven by Sea of Galilee (John 21:1-14)
  • 500 believers at one time (1 Cor 15:6)
  • James (1 Cor 15:7)
  • Eleven (Acts 1:3-4)
  • Apostles at his ascension (Acts 1:9)
  • Stephen (Acts 7:56)
  • Paul (Acts 9:1-6)
  • Paul in temple (Acts 22:18-21)
  • John on Patmos (Rev 1:9-20)
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  • Britt

    This info really helps for my Lent and Easter task…..
    Thanks heaps!:]smilie]