John 19:40

“Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 19:40

Then tooke they the body of Iesus, & wound it in linnen clothes, with the spices, as the maner of the Iewes is to burie:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they took the body of Jesus and bound it in linen wrappings with the spices, as is the burial custom of the Jews.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So they took the body of Jesus, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then they took the body of Jesus, folding linen about it with the spices, as is the way of the Jews when they put the dead to rest.
- Basic English Bible

They took therefore the body of Jesus and bound it up in linen with the spices, as it is the custom with the Jews to prepare for burial.
- Darby Bible

Then they took the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen cloths, with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.
- Webster's Bible

Taking down the body they wrapped it in linen cloths along with the spices, in accordance with the Jewish mode of preparing for burial.
- Weymouth Bible

So they took Jesus' body, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.
- World English Bible

And thei token the bodi of Jhesu, and boundun it in lynun clothis with swete smellynge oynementis, as it is custom to Jewis for to birie.
- Wycliffe Bible

They took, therefore, the body of Jesus, and bound it with linen clothes with the spices, according as it was the custom of the Jews to prepare for burial;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 19:40

Wesley's Notes for John 19:40


19:38 Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate - And Nicodemus also came - Acknowledging Christ, when even his chosen disciples forsook him. In that extremity Joseph was no longer afraid, Nicodemus no longer ashamed.

19:41 In the place where he was crucified - There was a garden in the same tract of land: but the cross did not stand in the garden.

19:42 Because of the preparation - That is, they chose the rather to lay him in that sepulchre which was nigh, because it was the day before the Sabbath, which also was drawing to an end, so that they had no time to carry him far.


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