Luke 23:32

32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed.

Luke 23:32 in Other Translations

32 And there were also two other, malefactors, led with him to be put to death.
32 Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him.
32 Two others, both criminals, were led out to be executed with him.
32 Two others, both criminals, were taken along with him for execution.
32 Two others-criminals-were also led away to be executed with Him.

Luke 23:32 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 23:32

And there were also two other malefactors
Not that Christ was one, though indeed he was looked upon and treated as one by the Jews; but as the words may be read, there were also two others that were malefactors; really such, two thieves, who had been guilty of theft and robbery, and were condemned to die: and these were led with him; for the greater ignominy and reproach of Christ, that it might be thought he was equally a malefactor, and as deserving of death as they:

to be put to death;
the death of the cross, which was the death the Romans put slaves, thieves, and robbers, and the worst and basest of men to.

Luke 23:32 In-Context

30 Then “ ‘they will say to the mountains, “Fall on us!” and to the hills, “Cover us!” ’
31 For if people do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?”
32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed.
33 When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left.
34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Isaiah 53:12; Matthew 27:38; Mark 15:27; John 19:18
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