New International Version
and said, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself."
King James Bible
And saying, If thou be the king of the Jews, save thyself.
Darby Bible Translation
and saying, If *thou* be the king of the Jews, save thyself.
World English Bible
and saying, "If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!"
Young's Literal Translation
and saying, 'If thou be the king of the Jews, save thyself.'
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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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'Then Herod questioned with Him in many words; but He answered him nothing.'--LUKE xxiii. 9. Four Herods play their parts in the New Testament story. The first of them is the grim old tiger who slew the infants at Bethlehem, and soon after died. This Herod is the second--a cub of the litter, with his father's ferocity and lust, but without his force. The third is the Herod of the earlier part of the Acts of the Apostles, a grandson of the old man, who dipped his hands in the blood of one Apostle, …
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"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.
He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, 'I am the Son of God.'"
One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren't you the Messiah? Save yourself and us!"
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