Matthew 27:65

“Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye can.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Pilate said vnto them, Yee haue a watch, goe your way, make it as sure as you can.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Pilate said to them, "You have a guard; go, make it {as} secure as you know how."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Pilate said unto them, Ye have a guard: go, make it `as' sure as ye can.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Pilate said to them, You have watchmen; go and make it as safe as you are able.
- Basic English Bible

And Pilate said to them, Ye have a watch: go, secure it as well as ye know how.
- Darby Bible

Pilate said to them, Ye have a watch: go, make it as secure as ye can.
- Webster's Bible

You can have a guard, said Pilate: "go and make all safe, as best you can."
- Weymouth Bible

Pilate said to them, "You have a guard. Go, make it as secure as you can."
- World English Bible

Pilat seide to hem, Ye han the kepyng; go ye, kepe ye as ye kunnen.
- Wycliffe Bible

And Pilate said to them, `Ye have a watch, go away, make secure -- as ye have known;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 27:65


27:65 Ye have a guard - Of your own, in the tower of Antonia, which was stationed there for the service of the temple.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 27:65


Mt 27:65 Ye have a watch. That is, ye can have a guard. He granted them a guard of Roman soldiers.

Discussion for Matthew 27:65

Bible Options