Matthew 27:34
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English Standard Version
they offered him wine to drink, mixed with gall, but when he tasted it, he would not drink it.

King James Bible
They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink.

American Standard Version
they gave him wine to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted it, he would not drink.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they gave him wine to drink mingled with gall. And when he had tasted, he would not drink.

English Revised Version
they gave him wine to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted it, he would not drink.

Webster's Bible Translation
They gave him vinegar to drink, mingled with gall: and when he had tasted of it, he would not drink.

Weymouth New Testament
Here they gave Him a mixture of wine and gall to drink, but having tasted it He refused to drink it.

Matthew 27:34 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Wine (οἶνον)

The older texts read ὄξος, vinegar. The compound of wine and gall was intended as a stupefying draught.

Matthew 27:34 Parallel Commentaries

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Matthew 27:34 They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink.

gave.

Matthew 27:48 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.

Psalm 69:21 They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

Mark 15:23 And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but he received it not.

John 19:28-30 After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, said, I thirst...

vinegar. Mark says wine mingled with myrrh; but as the sour wine used by the Roman soldiers and common people was termed [oinos] wine, and [oxos] vinegar, [vin aigre, French,] is sour wine; and as [chole] gall, is applied to bitters of any kind, it is not difficult to reconcile the two accounts.

Cross References
Psalm 69:21
They gave me poison for food, and for my thirst they gave me sour wine to drink.

Jeremiah 8:14
Why do we sit still? Gather together; let us go into the fortified cities and perish there, for the LORD our God has doomed us to perish and has given us poisoned water to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.

Mark 15:23
And they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it.

Hebrews 6:4
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit,

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