New International Version
They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar for my thirst.
King James Bible
They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Darby Bible Translation
Yea, they gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
World English Bible
They also gave me gall for my food. In my thirst, they gave me vinegar to drink.
Young's Literal Translation
And they give for my food gall, And for my thirst cause me to drink vinegar.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They gave me also gall for my meat - Even the food, necessary to preserve us in their slavery, was frequently mingled with what rendered it unpleasant and disgusting, though not absolutely unwholesome. And vinegar, sour small wines, was given us for our beverage. This is applied to our Lord, Matthew 27:34, where the reader is requested to consult the notes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
gall for my meat. Rochart, from a comparison of this passage with
, thinks that [rosh] is the same herb as the evangelist calls hyssop; a species of which, growing in Judea, he proves from Isaac ben Orman, an Arabian writer, to be so bitter as not to be eatable. Theophylact expressly tells us, that the hyssop was added  [as being deleterious] or poisonous: and Nonnus, in his paraphrase, says , `One gave the deadly acid mixed with hyssop.'
LibraryMessiah Unpitied, and Without a Comforter
Reproach [Rebuke] hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none. T he greatness of suffering cannot be certainly estimated by the single consideration of the immediate, apparent cause; the impression it actually makes upon the mind of the sufferer, must likewise be taken into the account. That which is a heavy trial to one person, may be much lighter to another, and, perhaps, no trial at all. And a state …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
Letter xxxix (A. D. 1137) to the Same.
Christ's Resurrection Song.
Aron, Brother of Moses, 486, 487.
There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it.
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.
Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it.
Someone ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to take him down," he said.
The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar
Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, "I am thirsty."
Make sure there is no man or woman, clan or tribe among you today whose heart turns away from the LORD our God to go and worship the gods of those nations; make sure there is no root among you that produces such bitter poison.
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