John 19:31
31   3588 [e]
31   Hoi
31   Οἱ
31    - 
31   Art-NMP
3767 [e]
oun
οὖν
Therefore
Conj
2453 [e]
Ioudaioi
Ἰουδαῖοι  ,
the Jews
Adj-NMP
1893 [e]
epei
ἐπεὶ
because
Conj
3904 [e]
Paraskeuē
Παρασκευὴ
[the] Preparation
N-NFS
1510 [e]
ēn
ἦν  ,
it was
V-IIA-3S
2443 [e]
hina
ἵνα
so that
Conj
3361 [e]

μὴ
not
Adv
3306 [e]
meinē
μείνῃ
would remain
V-ASA-3S
1909 [e]
epi
ἐπὶ
on
Prep
3588 [e]
tou
τοῦ
the
Art-GMS
4716 [e]
staurou
σταυροῦ
cross
N-GMS
3588 [e]
ta
τὰ
the
Art-NNP
4983 [e]
sōmata
σώματα
bodies
N-NNP
1722 [e]
en
ἐν
on
Prep
3588 [e]

τῷ
the
Art-DNS
4521 [e]
sabbatō
σαββάτῳ  —
Sabbath
N-DNS
1510 [e]
ēn
ἦν
was
V-IIA-3S
1063 [e]
gar
γὰρ
for
Conj
3173 [e]
megalē
μεγάλη
a high
Adj-NFS
3588 [e]


 - 
Art-NFS
2250 [e]
hēmera
ἡμέρα
day
N-NFS
1565 [e]
ekeinou
ἐκείνου
that
DPro-GNS
3588 [e]
tou
τοῦ
 - 
Art-GNS
4521 [e]
sabbatou
σαββάτου  —
Sabbath
N-GNS
2065 [e]
ērōtēsan
ἠρώτησαν
asked
V-AIA-3P
3588 [e]
ton
τὸν
 - 
Art-AMS
4091 [e]
Pilaton
Πιλᾶτον
Pilate
N-AMS
2443 [e]
hina
ἵνα
that
Conj
2608 [e]
kateagōsin
κατεαγῶσιν
might be broken
V-ASP-3P
846 [e]
autōn
αὐτῶν
their
PPro-GM3P
3588 [e]
ta
τὰ
 - 
Art-ANP
4628 [e]
skelē
σκέλη  ,
legs
N-ANP
2532 [e]
kai
καὶ
and
Conj
142 [e]
arthōsin
ἀρθῶσιν  .
they might be taken away
V-ASP-3P








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Since it was the preparation day, the Jews did not want the bodies to remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a special day ). They requested that Pilate have the men’s legs broken and that their bodies be taken away.

New American Standard Bible
Then the Jews, because it was the day of preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and [that] they might be taken away.

King James Bible
The Jews therefore, because it was {5625;2258:5713} the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day, ) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and [that] they might be taken away.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
Since it was the Preparation Day, the Jewish leaders did not want to leave the bodies on the crosses during the Sabbath, because that was a particularly important Sabbath. So they asked Pilate to have the men's legs broken and the bodies removed.

American Standard Version
The Jews therefore, because it was the Preparation, that the bodies should not remain on the cross upon the sabbath (for the day of that sabbath was a high day ), asked of Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.

Young's Literal Translation
The Jews, therefore, that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, since it was the preparation, (for that sabbath day was a great one,) asked of Pilate that their legs may be broken, and they taken away.
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