Matthew 27:48
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English Standard Version
And one of them at once ran and took a sponge, filled it with sour wine, and put it on a reed and gave it to him to drink.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And immediately one of them running took a sponge, and filled it with vinegar; and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
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;

Matthew 27:48 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Vinegar (ὄξους)

Sour wine; the posca or ordinary drink of the Roman soldiers.

Gave him to drink (ἐπότιζεν)

The imperfect tense implies was in the act of giving, or about to give. At this point the Jews standing near interposed, saying, Let be (ἄφες)! "Stop! Do not give him the drink. Let us see if Elijah will come to his aid."

Matthew 27:48 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

and filled.

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

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

Luke 23:36 And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him, and offering him vinegar,

John 19:29,30 Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a sponge with vinegar, and put it on hyssop, and put it to his mouth...

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

Matthew 27:47
And some of the bystanders, hearing it, said, "This man is calling Elijah."

Matthew 27:49
But the others said, "Wait, let us see whether Elijah will come to save him."

Mark 15:36
And someone ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on a reed and gave it to him to drink, saying, "Wait, let us see whether Elijah will come to take him down."

Luke 23:36
The soldiers also mocked him, coming up and offering him sour wine

John 19:29
A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth.

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