Matthew 27:41-42

41 In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him.
42 “He saved others,” they said, “but he can’t save himself! He’s the king of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him.

Matthew 27:41 in Other Translations

KJV
41 Likewise also the chief priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said,
ESV
41 So also the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked him, saying,
NLT
41 The leading priests, the teachers of religious law, and the elders also mocked Jesus.
MSG
41 The high priests, along with the religion scholars and leaders, were right there mixing it up with the rest of them, having a great time poking fun at him:
CSB
41 In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked Him and said,

Matthew 27:41-42 In-Context

39 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads
40 and saying, “You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!”
41 In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him.
42 “He saved others,” they said, “but he can’t save himself! He’s the king of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him.
43 He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, ‘I am the Son of God.’ ”
44 In the same way the rebels who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him.

Cross References 2

  • 1. John 1:49; John 12:13
  • 2. S John 3:15
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