16 th\n tw=n pollw=n a0kolouqi/an, al. tw=n a@llwn.

17 Ver. 12. "And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release Him; but the Jews cried out, saying." N. T.

18 al. "the chariot."

19 Ver 13. "When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment seat in a place that is called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha." N. T.

20 al. "taking pains for."

21 Ver. 14, 15. "And it was the preparation of the Passover, and about the sixth hour; and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your king! But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him! Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your king? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar." N. T.

22 al. "one saith."

23 or, "using every means."

24 w#ste ta\ meta\ tau=ta lumh/nasqai.

25 "I," N. T.

26 or, "the case admits," e@xei.

27 or, "to peep," diaku/yai.

28 Ben. "mysteries releasing from sins."

29 i. e. their heathen worship.

30 al. "they are made."

31 kaqara/n.

32 e@codon.

33 e0fodi/wn.

1 "place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew, Golgotha." N. T.

2 "Him, and two others with Him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst." N. T.

3 r9oph=j.

4 i.e. only showed Abraham's willingness.

5 al. "ordered."

6 e@wloj, lit. "stale."

7 al. "the Crucified."

8 Ver. 19, 20. "And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the Cross, and the writing was, Jesus of Nazareth the King of the Jews. This title then read many of the Jews, for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city, and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin."

9 lit. "inscribed on a pillar."

10 Ver. 21, 22. "Then said the chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, Write not, The King of the Jews, but that he said, I am King of the Jews. Pilate answered, What I have written, I have written." N. T.

11 to the Jews.

12 Ver. 23, 24. "Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also His coat; now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout. They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be, that the Scripture might be fulfilled which saith, They parted My raiment among them, and for My vesture they did cast lots." N. T.

13 al. "of the prophetical."

14 or, "from the first," a@nwqen.

15 lit. "little coat."

16 lito/n.

17 Ver. 25-27. "Now there stood by the Cross of Jesus His mother, and His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple standing by whom He loved, He saith unto His mother, Woman, behold thy son. Then saith He to the disciple, Behold thy mother. And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home."

18 al. "all things are."

19 "that the Scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst," N. T.

20 Ver. 29. "Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a sponge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to His mouth."

21 a0fh=ke, [pare/dwke,] G. T.

22 i.e. naturally.

23 "Upon the cross on the Sabbath day, (for that day was a high day.)" N. T.

24 "Be broken, and that they might be taken away." N. T.

25 e9te/ra au0toi=j au#th proanafw/nhsi=j.

26 Ver. 32-34. "Then came the soldiers and brake the legs of the first, and of the other which was crucified with him. But when they came to Jesus, and saw that He was dead already, they brake not His legs, but one of the soldiers with a spear pierced His side, and forthwith came thereout blood and water." N. T.

27 e0nteu=qen.

28 e0c a0mfote/rwn tou/twn h9 'Ekklhsi/a sune/sthke.

29 i.e. to teach thee that.

30 "is true; and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe," N. T.

31 Ver 36, 37. "For these things were done, that the Scripture should be fulfilled, A bone," &c. "And again, another Scripture saith, They shall look on Him whom they pierced." N. T.

32 semnologh/mata.

33 Ver. 38-40. "And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus. And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight. Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in the linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury."

34 al. "such."

35 i.e. Joseph and Nicodemus.

36 al. "that the greatly despising them effected this."

37 al. "known in some way."

38 Ver. 41, 42. "Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new sepulcher, wherein was never man yet laid. There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation; for the sepulcher was nigh at hand."

39 lit. "dispensed."

40 o@rqrou baqe/oj om. in Ben, N. T. "early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulcher and seeth," &c.

41 al. "saw the stone."