With even a modicum of desire, these Jews would not have failed to learn where Jesus was buried.1 This is relevant because soonafter Easter, the Jerusalem Jews strongly desired to learn where Jesus was placed. After all, on/after Easter, they wanted to establish that Jesus's body had not actually resurrected.)
“Brethren, I may confidently say to you regarding the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. (Acts 2:29)This is relevant because,
Murray Harris (NT professor at TIU, Cambridge): “His point… is that anyone who chooses may inspect the traditional site of his [David's] burial in the city. The same is true, Peter implies, of the actual tomb of Jesus in the same city.” [From Grave to Glory (Zondervan, 1990), 113.]Peter is issuing a challenge to his contemporaries.
Ernest Hermitage Day (c. 1946): “The facts of the Passion, the report of the Resurrection, were known to all the Jews of Jerusalem.” [On the Evidence for the Resurrection (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1906), 29.]
By AD 40, the Jerusalem Jews had already been publicly maintaining that “We learned Jesus' grave-location back in AD 30.”1