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 for Matthew 27:37

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 for Matthew 27:37

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:37


27:35 They parted his garments - This was the custom of the Romans. The soldiers performed the office of executioners, and divided among them the spoils of the criminals. My vesture - That is, my inner garment. #Psalm 22:18|.

27:38 #Mark 15:27|; Luke 23:32.


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.

Discussion for Matthew 27:37



 

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