Crucifixion on Wednesday - Resurrection on Saturday
Jonah 1:17 Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
Matthew 12:40 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth
John 19:31 The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day (the First Day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread) was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
Luke 23:55 And the women also, who came with him from Galalee, followed, and beheld the sepulcher, and how his body was laid.  And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments, and rested the sabbath day (Saturday, the weekly sabbath), according to the commandment.
John 20:1 The first day of the week (Sunday, the day after Jesus arose from the dead) cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.
Jesus was crucified
and became the Passover Lamb on a Wednesday
and was placed in the tomb just before sunset,
which would have begun the new day, Thursday,
which was a High Sabbath, (see John 19:31)
the First Day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread,
the 15th of Nisan.
1st Night & Day = Wednesday sunset to Thursday sunset.
2nd Night & Day = Thursday sunset to Friday sunset.
3rd Night & Day = Friday sunset to Saturday sunset.
It makes sense
that if Jesus really arose on Saturday, after sunset
Mary wouldn't have discovered it until Sunday morning because she rested on the seventh day sabbath.
(That is most likely why the Lord made a point of telling us Mary didn't go to the tomb on Saturday) See Luke 23:56
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