Luke 22:64

64 1They also blindfolded him and kept asking him, 2"Prophesy! 3Who is it that struck you?"

Luke 22:64 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 22:64

And when they had blindfolded him
Or put a veil, or linen cloth over his eyes, as children do at play, to make themselves some sport with him:

they struck him on the face;
on that part of it which was not covered, either with their hands, or with rods:

and asked him, saying, prophesy, who is it that smote thee?
hereby deriding his prophetic office, and using such language as children do at blindman's buff; (See Gill on Matthew 26:68).

Luke 22:64 In-Context

62 And he went out and wept bitterly.
63 Now the men who were holding Jesus in custody were mocking him as they beat him.
64 They also blindfolded him and kept asking him, "Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?"
65 And they said many other things against him, blaspheming him.
66 When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people gathered together, both chief priests and scribes. And they led him away to their council, and they said,

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