Matthew 27:27

“Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the souldiers of the Gouernour tooke Iesus into the common hall, and gathered vnto him the whole band of souldiers.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole {Roman} cohort around Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium, and gathered unto him the whole band.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the ruler's armed men took Jesus into the open square, and got all their band together.
- Basic English Bible

Then the soldiers of the governor, having taken Jesus with [them] to the praetorium, gathered against him the whole band,
- Darby Bible

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered to him the whole band of soldiers.
- Webster's Bible

Then the Governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and called together the whole battalion to make sport of Him.
- Weymouth Bible

Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and gathered the whole garrison together against him.
- World English Bible

Thanne knyytis of the iustice token Jhesu in the moot halle, and gadriden to hym al the cumpeny `of knyytis.
- Wycliffe Bible

then the soldiers of the governor having taken Jesus to the Praetorium, did gather to him all the band;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:27


27:27 The whole troop - or cohort. This was a body of foot commanded by the governor, which was appointed to prevent disorders and tumults, especially on solemn occasions. #Mark 15:16 John 19:2|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:27


Mt 27:27 Then the soldiers . . . took Jesus into the common hall. After the scourging which was inflicted in the court (Mr 15:16). Josephus says that Pilate stayed, while in Jerusalem, in Herod's palace, on the northern brow of Zion, near the Jaffa gate. The whole band. The cohort (from 400 to 600 men) on duty at the palace. They gathered to mock the doomed prisoner.

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