Matthew 27:25

“Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on vs, and on our children.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And all the people said, "His blood shall be on us and on our children!"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all the people answered and said, His blood `be' on us, and on our children.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all the people made answer and said, Let his blood be on us, and on our children.
- Basic English Bible

And all the people answering said, His blood [be] on us and on our children.
- Darby Bible

Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.
- Webster's Bible

His blood, replied all the people, "be on us and on our children!"
- Weymouth Bible

All the people answered, "May his blood be on us, and on our children!"
- World English Bible

And al the puple answeride, and seide, His blood be on vs, and on oure children.
- Wycliffe Bible

and all the people answering said, `His blood [is] upon us, and upon our children!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:25


27:25 His blood be on us and on our children - As this imprecation was dread. fully answered in the ruin so quickly brought on the Jewish nation, and the calamities which have ever since pursued that wretched people, so it was peculiarly fulfilled by Titus the Roman general, on the Jews whom he took during the siege of Jerusalem. So many, after having been scourged in a terrible manner, were crucified all round the city, that in a while there was not room near the wall for the crosses to stand by each other. Probably this befell some of those who now joined in this cry, as it certainly did many of their children: the very finger of God thus pointing out their crime in crucifying his Son.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:25


Mt 27:25 His blood [be] on us. That is, let us have the responsibility and suffer the punishment. A fearful legacy, and awfully inherited. The history of the Jews from that day on has been the darkest recorded in human annals.

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