New Living Translation
Some of the bystanders misunderstood and thought he was calling for the prophet Elijah.
King James Bible
Some of them that stood there, when they heard that, said, This man calleth for Elias.
Darby Bible Translation
And some of those who stood there, when they heard it, said, This man calls for Elias.
World English Bible
Some of them who stood there, when they heard it, said, "This man is calling Elijah."
Young's Literal Translation
And certain of those standing there having heard, said -- 'Elijah he doth call;'
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LibraryThe Fourth Word
"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
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The Rent Veil
At about three o'clock, Jesus called out with a loud voice, "Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?" which means "My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?"
One of them ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, holding it up to him on a reed stick so he could drink.
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