John 19:32
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English Standard Version
So the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first, and of the other who had been crucified with him.

King James Bible
Then came the soldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other which was crucified with him.

American Standard Version
The soldiers therefore came, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other that was crucified with him:

Douay-Rheims Bible
The soldiers therefore came; and they broke the legs of the first, and of the other that was crucified with him.

English Revised Version
The soldiers therefore came, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other which was crucified with him:

Webster's Bible Translation
Then came the soldiers, and broke the legs of the first, and of the other who was crucified with him.

Weymouth New Testament
Accordingly the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first man and also of the other who had been crucified with Jesus.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Brake the legs

A detail recorded only by John. This crurifragium, leg-breaking, consisted in striking the legs with a heavy mallet in order to expedite death. It was sometimes inflicted as a punishment upon slaves. Some horrible illustrations are furnished by Suetonius, in his lives of Augustus and Tiberius.

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of the first.

John 19:18 Where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the middle.

Luke 23:39-43 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If you be Christ, save yourself and us...

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John 19:18
There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them.

John 19:33
But when they came to Jesus and saw that he was already dead, they did not break his legs.

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