Matthew 27:18

“For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For hee knew that for enuie they had deliuered him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For he knew that for envy they had delivered him up.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For he saw that for envy they had given him up.
- Basic English Bible

For he knew that they had delivered him up through envy.
- Darby Bible

(For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.)
- Webster's Bible

For he knew that it was from envious hatred that Jesus had been brought before him.
- Weymouth Bible

For he knew that because of envy they had delivered him up.
- World English Bible

For he wiste, that bi enuye thei bitraieden hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

for he had known that because of envy they had delivered him up.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:18


27:18 He knew that for envy they had delivered him - As well as from malice and revenge; they envied him, because the people magnified him.


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