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Matthew 27:66 NLT

66 So they sealed the tomb and posted guards to protect it.

Study tools for Matthew 27:66

  • a 27:6 - Greek since it is the price for blood.
  • b 27:9 - Or I took.
  • c 27:10 - Greek as the directed me. Zech 11:12-13 ; Jer 32:6-9 .
  • d 27:16 - Some manuscripts read Jesus Barabbas; also in 27:17 .
  • e 27:25 - Greek “His blood be on us and on our children.”
  • f 27:27 - Or into the Praetorium.
  • g 27:32 - Cyrene was a city in northern Africa.
  • h 27:35 - Greek by casting lots. A few late manuscripts add This fulfilled the word of the prophet: “They divided my garments among themselves and cast lots for my robe.” See Ps 22:18 .
  • i 27:38 - Or criminals; also in 27:44 .
  • j 27:46 - Ps 22:1 .
  • k 27:49 - Some manuscripts add And another took a spear and pierced his side, and out flowed water and blood. Compare John 19:34 .
  • l 27:54 - Greek The centurion.
  • m 27:62 - Or On the next day, which is after the Preparation.