When his end was nigh (teleutwn). Present active participle of teleutaw, to finish or close ( Matthew 2:19 ), "finishing his life." Of the departure (peri th exodou). Late compound for way out, exit as here, metaphorically of death as here ( Luke 9:31 ; 2 Peter 1:15 ). Concerning his bones (peri twn ostewn autou). Uncontracted form as in Matthew 23:27 .