Matthew 27:48

“And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 27:48

And straightway one of them ran, and tooke a spunge, and filled it with vineger, and put it on a reede, and gaue him to drinke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Immediately one of them ran, and taking a sponge, he filled it with sour wine and put it on a reed, and gave Him a drink.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And straightway one of them ran, and took a sponge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And straight away one of them went quickly, and took a sponge, and made it full of bitter wine, and put it on a rod and gave him drink.
- Basic English Bible

And immediately one of them running and getting a sponge, having filled [it] with vinegar and fixed [it] on a reed, gave him to drink.
- Darby Bible

And immediately one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink.
- Webster's Bible

One of them ran forthwith, and filling a sponge with sour wine put it on the end of a cane and offered it Him to drink;
- Weymouth Bible

Immediately one of them ran, and took a sponge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him a drink.
- World English Bible

And anoon oon of hem rennynge, took and fillide a spounge with vynegre, and puttide on a rehed, and yaf to hym to drynke.
- Wycliffe Bible

and immediately, one of them having run, and having taken a spunge, having filled [it] with vinegar, and having put [it] on a reed, was giving him to drink,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 27:48

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:48


27:48 One taking a sponge, filled it with vinegar - Vinegar and water was the usual drink of the Roman soldiers. It does not appear, that this was given him in derision, but rather with a friendly design, that he might not die before Elijah came. #John 19:28|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:48


Mt 27:48 One . . . took a spunge, and filled [it]. This was occasioned by our Lord's cry, "I thirst", the fifth word from the cross (Joh 19:28). Vinegar. This was the sour wine used by the soldiers; not mixed with myrrh, as in the case of the stupefying draught Jesus had refused before crucifixion.

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