New International Version
The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar
King James Bible
And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him, and offering him vinegar,
Darby Bible Translation
And the soldiers also made game of him, coming up offering him vinegar,
World English Bible
The soldiers also mocked him, coming to him and offering him vinegar,
Young's Literal Translation
And mocking him also were the soldiers, coming near and offering vinegar to him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Offering him vinegar - See on Matthew 27:34 (note). Vinegar or small sour wine, was a common drink of the Roman soldiers; and it is supposed that wherever they were on duty they had a vessel of this liquor standing by. It appears that at least two cups were given to our Lord; one before he was nailed to the cross, viz. of wine mingled with myrrh, and another of vinegar, while he hung on the cross. Some think there were three cups: One of wine mixed with myrrh; the Second, of vinegar mingled with gall; and the Third, of simple vinegar. Allow these three cups, and the different expressions in all the evangelists will be included. See Lightfoot.
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They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar for my thirst.
Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.
A jar of wine vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a stalk of the hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus' lips.
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