New Living Translation
These things happened in fulfillment of the Scriptures that say, "Not one of his bones will be broken,"
King James Bible
For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken.
Darby Bible Translation
For these things took place that the scripture might be fulfilled, Not a bone of him shall be broken.
World English Bible
For these things happened, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, "A bone of him will not be broken."
Young's Literal Translation
For these things came to pass, that the Writing may be fulfilled, 'A bone of him shall not be broken;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:36 A bone of it shall not be broken - This was originally spoken of the paschal lamb, an eminent type of Christ. Exod 12:46.
LibraryChrist's Finished and Unfinished Work
'Jesus ... said, It is finished.'--JOHN xix. 30. 'He said unto me, It is done.'--REV. xxi. 6. One of these sayings was spoken from the Cross, the other from the Throne. The Speaker of both is the same. In the one, His voice 'then shook the earth,' as the rending rocks testified; in the other, His voice 'will shake not the earth only but also heaven'; for 'new heavens and a new earth' accompanied the proclamation. In the one, like some traveller ready to depart, who casts a final glance over his preparations, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI
Christ Our Passover
The Grave in a Garden
Each Passover lamb must be eaten in one house. Do not carry any of its meat outside, and do not break any of its bones.
They must not leave any of the lamb until the next morning, and they must not break any of its bones. They must follow all the normal regulations concerning the Passover.
For the LORD protects the bones of the righteous; not one of them is broken!
"I am not saying these things to all of you; I know the ones I have chosen. But this fulfills the Scripture that says, 'The one who eats my food has turned against me.'
So they said, "Rather than tearing it apart, let's throw dice for it." This fulfilled the Scripture that says, "They divided my garments among themselves and threw dice for my clothing." So that is what they did.
Jesus knew that his mission was now finished, and to fulfill Scripture he said, "I am thirsty."
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