What happened to the soldiers at Joseph of Aremethia's tomb?

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What happened to the soldiers guarding the tomb

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  1. Baruch Menachem
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    Afte the corpse was taken away and put in the tomb, according to the Gospel of John Roman soldiers were put on guard to make sure nothing happened to it. So in addition to haveing a great bolder put in front of it, we had a small unit of soldiery there.

    So, the three days later the tomb is open, and the body is missing.

    given what we know of Roman administration, what happend to the soldiers there?
     
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    Although I don't believe in the biblical story.

    Any Roman soldier who lost a prisoner are a body during the night.

    Would be accused of falling asleep during guard duty.

    Which in most armies throughout history carries the death penalty.
     
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    I'd like to know which pharaoh was the correct one during the mass exodus of the hebrews led by moses...and what happened to egypt after they left. I googled. Nobody seems to know for sure.
     
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    If you were guarding a tomb and an Angel came down from heaven and opened that tomb and the occupant of that tomb walked out what would you do? I would venture to say that the soldiers ran away. Any attempt to interfere with immortals is in vain and the shock of seeing Jesus rise up out of the tomb just added that much more impetus to their fleeing.
     

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