Luke 23:56 NLT

56 Then they went home and prepared spices and ointments to anoint his body. But by the time they were finished the Sabbath had begun, so they rested as required by the law.

Study tools for Luke 23:56

  • a 23:16 - Some manuscripts add verse 17, Now it was necessary for him to release one prisoner to them during the Passover celebration. Compare Matt 27:15 ; Mark 15:6 ; John 18:39 .
  • b 23:26 - Cyrene was a city in northern Africa.
  • c 23:30 - Hos 10:8 .
  • d 23:31 - Or If these things are done to me, the living tree, what will happen to you, the dry tree?
  • e 23:33 - Sometimes rendered Calvary, which comes from the Latin word for “skull.”
  • f 23:34 - This sentence is not included in many ancient manuscripts.
  • g 23:34 - Greek by casting lots. See Ps 22:18 .
  • h 23:46 - Ps 31:5 .
  • i 23:47 - Greek the centurion.
  • j 23:47 - Or righteous.
  • k 23:48 - Greek went home beating their breasts.
  • l 23:54 - Greek It was the day of preparation.