New Living Translation
One of the criminals hanging beside him scoffed, "So you're the Messiah, are you? Prove it by saving yourself--and us, too, while you're at it!"
King James Bible
And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us.
Darby Bible Translation
Now one of the malefactors who had been hanged spoke insultingly to him, saying, Art not thou the Christ? save thyself and us.
World English Bible
One of the criminals who was hanged insulted him, saying, "If you are the Christ, save yourself and us!"
Young's Literal Translation
And one of the evil-doers who were hanged, was speaking evil of him, saying, 'If thou be the Christ, save thyself and us.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:39 And one of the malefactors reviled him - St. Matthew says, the robbers: St. Mark, they that were crucified with him, reviled him. Either therefore St. Matthew and Mark put the plural for the singular (as the best authors sometimes do) or both reviled him at the first, till one of them felt the overwhelming power of saving grace.
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Even the revolutionaries who were crucified with him ridiculed him in the same way.
Let this Messiah, this King of Israel, come down from the cross so we can see it and believe him!" Even the men who were crucified with Jesus ridiculed him.
The crowd watched and the leaders scoffed. "He saved others," they said, "let him save himself if he is really God's Messiah, the Chosen One."
They called out to him, "If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!"
But the other criminal protested, "Don't you fear God even when you have been sentenced to die?
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