Luke 23:54

“And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And that day was the Preparation, and the Sabbath drew on.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It was the preparation day, and the Sabbath was about to begin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it was the day of the Preparation, and the sabbath drew on.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now it was the day of making ready and the Sabbath was coming on.
- Basic English Bible

And it was preparation day, and [the] sabbath twilight was coming on.
- Darby Bible

And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.
- Webster's Bible

It was the Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was near at hand.
- Weymouth Bible

It was the day of the Preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near.
- World English Bible

And the dai was the euen of the halidai, and the sabat bigan to schyne.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the day was a preparation, and sabbath was approaching,
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Luke 23:54


Lu 23:54 That day was the preparation. For the Passover, see Joh 19:14. This shows that the Jews had not yet eaten their passover.

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