Matthew 26:67

“Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him, and others smote him with the palmes of their hands,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then they spat in His face and beat Him with their fists; and others slapped Him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then did they spit in his face and buffet him: and some smote him with the palms of their hands,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then they put shame on him, and were cruel to him: and some gave him blows, saying,
- Basic English Bible

Then they spit in his face, and buffeted him, and some struck him with the palms of their hand,
- Darby Bible

Then they spit in his face, and buffetted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands,
- Webster's Bible

Then they spat in His face, and struck Him--some with the fist, some with the open hand--
- Weymouth Bible

Then they spit in his face and beat him with their fists, and some slapped him,
- World English Bible

Thanne thei speten `in to his face, and smyten hym with buffatis; and othere yauen strokis with the pawme of her hondis in his face,
- Wycliffe Bible

Then did they spit in his face and buffet him, and others did slap,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 26:67


26:67 Then - After he had declared he was the Son of God, the sanhedrim doubtless ordered him to be carried out, while they were consulting what to do. And then it was that the soldiers who kept him began these insults upon him.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:67


Mt 26:67 Then did they spit in his face. The maltreatment recorded occurred between this meeting and the one called to meet at daybreak. Spitting was considered among the Jews an expression of the greatest contempt (De 25:9 Nu 12:14). Even to spit before another was regarded as an offense, and treated as such by heathen also. Buffeted him. Struck him with their fists.

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