New International Version
The rest said, "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to save him."
King James Bible
The rest said, Let be, let us see whether Elias will come to save him.
Darby Bible Translation
But the rest said, Let be; let us see if Elias comes to save him.
World English Bible
The rest said, "Let him be. Let's see whether Elijah comes to save him."
Young's Literal Translation
but the rest said, 'Let alone, let us see if Elijah doth come -- about to save him.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
After this verse, BCL and five others add, Another, taking a spear, pierced his side, and there came out blood and water. Several of the fathers add the same words here: they appear, however, to be an interpolation from John 19:34.
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LibraryThe Blind Watchers at the Cross
'And sitting down they watched Him there.' --MATT. xxvii. 36. Our thoughts are, rightly, so absorbed by the central Figure in this great chapter that we pass by almost unnoticed the groups round the cross. And yet there are large lessons to be learned from each of them. These rude soldiers, four in number, as we infer from John's Gospel, had no doubt joined with their comrades in the coarse mockery which preceded the sad procession to Calvary; and then they had to do the rough work of the executioners, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Third Stage of Jewish Trial. Jesus Formally Condemned by the Sanhedrin and Led to Pilate.
Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.
And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.
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