New American Standard Bible
And all the crowds who came together for this spectacle, when they observed what had happened, began to return, beating their breasts.
King James Bible
And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the crowds who had come together to that sight, having seen the things that took place, returned, beating their breasts.
World English Bible
All the multitudes that came together to see this, when they saw the things that were done, returned home beating their breasts.
Young's Literal Translation
and all the multitudes who were come together to this sight, beholding the things that came to pass, smiting their breasts did turn back;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The things which were done - The earthquake, the darkness, and the sufferings of Jesus.
Smote their breasts - In token of alarm, fear, and anguish. They saw the judgments of God; they saw the guilt of the rulers; and they feared the farther displeasure of the Almighty.
Library'The Rulers Take Counsel Together'
'And the whole multitude of them arose, and led Him unto Pilate. 2. And they began to accuse Him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that He Himself is Christ a King. 3. And Pilate asked Him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And He answered him and said, Thou sayest it. 4. Then said Pilate to the chief priests and to the people, I find no fault in this man. 5. And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirreth up the people teaching …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
The First Word
Bourdaloue -- the Passion of Christ
The Hands of the Father.
Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, "Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep."
"But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, the sinner!'
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