New International Version
When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away.
King James Bible
And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the crowds who had come together to that sight, having seen the things that took place, returned, beating [their] breasts.
World English Bible
All the multitudes that came together to see this, when they saw the things that were done, returned home beating their breasts.
Young's Literal Translation
and all the multitudes who were come together to this sight, beholding the things that came to pass, smiting their breasts did turn back;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And all the people - All were deeply affected except the priests, and those whom they had employed to serve their base purposes. The darkness, earthquake, etc., had brought terror and consternation into every heart. How dreadful is the state of those who, in consequence of their long opposition to the grace and truth of God, are at last given up to a reprobate mind!
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'Then Herod questioned with Him in many words; but He answered him nothing.'--LUKE xxiii. 9. Four Herods play their parts in the New Testament story. The first of them is the grim old tiger who slew the infants at Bethlehem, and soon after died. This Herod is the second--a cub of the litter, with his father's ferocity and lust, but without his force. The third is the Herod of the earlier part of the Acts of the Apostles, a grandson of the old man, who dipped his hands in the blood of one Apostle, …
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Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. "Stop wailing," Jesus said. "She is not dead but asleep."
"But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, 'God, have mercy on me, a sinner.'
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