Matthew 27:5

“And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee cast downe the pieces of siluer in the Temple, and departed, and went and hanged himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he cast down the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he put down the silver in the Temple and went out, and put himself to death by hanging.
- Basic English Bible

And having cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, he left the place, and went away and hanged himself.
- Darby Bible

And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.
- Webster's Bible

Flinging the shekels into the Sanctuary he left the place, and went and hanged himself.
- Weymouth Bible

He threw down the pieces of silver in the sanctuary, and departed. He went away and hanged himself.
- World English Bible

And whanne he hadde cast forth the siluer in the temple, he passide forth, and yede, and hongide hym silf with a snare.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having cast down the silverlings in the sanctuary, he departed, and having gone away, he did strangle himself.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:5


27:5 In that part of the temple where the sanhedrim met.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:5


Mt 27:5 Cast down the pieces of silver in the temple. Where he had this interview with the Sanhedrin. Went and hanged himself. So have done, since, thousands of criminals when the blackness of their crime had revealed itself to them. How often a man after the committal of a murder shoots himself!

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