New Living Translation
The next day, on the Sabbath, the leading priests and Pharisees went to see Pilate.
King James Bible
Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate,
Darby Bible Translation
Now on the morrow, which is after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees came together to Pilate,
World English Bible
Now on the next day, which was the day after the Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees were gathered together to Pilate,
Young's Literal Translation
And on the morrow that is after the preparation, were gathered together the chief priests, and the Pharisees, unto Pilate,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:62 On the morrow, the day that followed the day of the preparation - The day of preparation was the day before the Sabbath, whereon they were to prepare for the celebration of it. The next day then was the Sabbath according to the Jews. But the evangelist seems to express it by this circumlocution, to show the Jewish Sabbath was then abolished.
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"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 …
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This all happened on Friday, the day of preparation, the day before the Sabbath. As evening approached,
This was done late on Friday afternoon, the day of preparation, as the Sabbath was about to begin.
It was now about noon on the day of preparation for the Passover. And Pilate said to the people, "Look, here is your king!"
It was the day of preparation, and the Jewish leaders didn't want the bodies hanging there the next day, which was the Sabbath (and a very special Sabbath, because it was the Passover). So they asked Pilate to hasten their deaths by ordering that their legs be broken. Then their bodies could be taken down.
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