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Matthew 27:64 CSB

64 Therefore give orders that the tomb be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, His disciples may come, steal Him, and tell the people, 'He has been raised from the dead.' Then the last deception will be worse than the first."

Study tools for Matthew 27:64

  • a 27:2 - Other mss read Pontius Pilate
  • b 27:6 - See Mk 7:11 where the same Gk word used here (Corban) means a gift (pledged to the temple).
  • c 27:6 - Lit the price of blood
  • d 27:10 - Jr 32:6-9; Zch 11:12-13
  • e 27:11 - Or That is true, an affirmative oath; Mt 26:64; Mk 15:2
  • f 27:16 - Other mss read Jesus Barabbas
  • g 27:17 - Other mss read Jesus Barabbas
  • h 27:22 - Lit "Him-be crucified!"
  • i 27:24 - Lit that it availed nothing
  • j 27:24 - Other mss read this righteous man's blood
  • k 27:26 - Roman flogging was done with a whip made of leather strips embedded with pieces of bone or metal that brutally tore the flesh.
  • l 27:34 - Other mss read sour wine
  • m 27:34 - Ps 69:21
  • n 27:35 - Other mss add that what was spoken by the prophet might be fulfilled: "They divided My clothes among them, and for My clothing they cast lots."
  • o 27:35 - Ps 22:18; Jn 19:24
  • p 27:38 - Or revolutionaries
  • q 27:39 - Lit passed by blasphemed or were blaspheming
  • r 27:41 - Other mss add and Pharisees
  • s 27:42 - Other mss read If He . . . Israel, let Him
  • t 27:43 - Or if He takes pleasure in Him; Ps 22:8
  • u 27:45 - Lit From the sixth hour to the ninth hour
  • v 27:45 - Or whole earth
  • w 27:46 - Or abandoned
  • x 27:46 - Ps 22:1
  • y 27:51 - A heavy curtain separated the inner room of the temple from the outer.
  • z 27:52 - Lit saints having fallen asleep; that is, they had died
  • { 27:54 - Or the Son of God
  • | 27:58 - Other mss read that the body
  • } 27:65 - Or "Take
  • ~ 27:65 - It is uncertain whether this guard consisted of temple police or Roman soldiers.
  •  27:66 - Lit stone with the guard