New Living Translation
Pilate replied, "Take guards and secure it the best you can."
King James Bible
Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye can.
Darby Bible Translation
And Pilate said to them, Ye have a watch: go, secure it as well as ye know how.
World English Bible
Pilate said to them, "You have a guard. Go, make it as secure as you can."
Young's Literal Translation
And Pilate said to them, 'Ye have a watch, go away, make secure -- as ye have known;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:65 Ye have a guard - Of your own, in the tower of Antonia, which was stationed there for the service of the temple.
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
So we request that you seal the tomb until the third day. This will prevent his disciples from coming and stealing his body and then telling everyone he was raised from the dead! If that happens, we'll be worse off than we were at first."
So they sealed the tomb and posted guards to protect it.
As the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and told the leading priests what had happened.
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