Matthew 27:37

“And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And set vp ouer his head, his accusation written, THIS IS IESVS THE KING OF THE IEWES.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And above His head they put up the charge against Him which read, "THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they put up over his head the statement of his crime in writing, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
- Basic English Bible

And they set up over his head his accusation written: This is Jesus, the King of the Jews.
- Darby Bible

And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
- Webster's Bible

Over His head they placed a written statement of the charge against Him: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
- Weymouth Bible

They set up over his head the accusation against him written, "THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS."
- World English Bible

and setten aboue his heed his cause writun, This is Jhesu of Nazareth, kyng of Jewis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they put up over his head, his accusation written, `This is Jesus, the king of the Jews.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:37


Mt 27:37 THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS. It was the Roman custom to place on the cross over the criminal's head, a "titulus", or placard, stating the crime for which he suffered. Lu 23:38 says that the title was written in Greek, Latin, and Hebrew, the chief languages then spoken, and all spectators would be able to read it.

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