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John 19:31 NAS

Care of the Body of Jesus

31 Then the Jews, because it was 1the day of preparation, so that 2the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a 3high day ), asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.

References for John 19:31

    • o 19:31 - Lit "for the day of that Sabbath was great"

      Study tools for John 19:31

      • a 19:1 - Or "had Him scourged"
      • b 19:9 - I.e. governor's official residence
      • c 19:11 - Lit "against"
      • d 19:12 - Lit "was seeking to"
      • e 19:12 - Or "speaks against"
      • f 19:13 - Gr "The Lithostrotos"
      • g 19:13 - I.e. Jewish Aramaic
      • h 19:14 - Perhaps 6 a.m.
      • i 19:17 - Lit "bearing the cross for Himself"
      • j 19:17 - I.e. Jewish Aramaic
      • k 19:20 - I.e. Jewish Aramaic
      • l 19:23 - Gr "khiton," the garment worn next to the skin
      • m 19:23 - Lit "from the upper part through the whole"
      • n 19:24 - Lit "a lot"
      • o 19:31 - Lit "for the day of that Sabbath was great"
      • p 19:36 - Or "crushed" or "shattered"
      • q 19:39 - Two early mss read "package of"
      • r 19:39 - Lit "100 litras" (12 oz each)