Matthew 27:41-42

41 In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him and saying,
42 "1He saved others; He cannot * save Himself. 2He is the King of Israel; let Him now come down from the cross, and we will believe in Him.

Matthew 27:41-42 In-Context

39 And those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads
40 and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross."
41 In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him and saying,
42 "He saved others; He cannot save Himself. He is the King of Israel; let Him now come down from the cross, and we will believe in Him.
43 "HE TRUSTS IN GOD; LET GOD RESCUE Him now, IF HE DELIGHTS IN HIM; for He said, 'I am the Son of God.' "
44 The robbers who had been crucified with Him were also insulting Him with the same words.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Mark 15:31; Luke 23:35
  • 2. Matthew 27:37; Luke 23:37; John 1:49; John 12:13

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "can He not save Himself?"
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