New Living Translation
But the other criminal protested, "Don't you fear God even when you have been sentenced to die?
King James Bible
But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?
Darby Bible Translation
But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost thou too not fear God, thou that art under the same judgment?
World English Bible
But the other answered, and rebuking him said, "Don't you even fear God, seeing you are under the same condemnation?
Young's Literal Translation
And the other answering, was rebuking him, saying, 'Dost thou not even fear God, that thou art in the same judgment?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:40 The other rebuked him - What a surprising degree was here of repentance, faith, and other graces! And what abundance of good works, in his public confession of his sin, reproof of his fellow criminal, his honourable testimony to Christ, and profession of faith in him, while he was in so disgraceful circumstances as were stumbling even to his disciples! This shows the power of Divine grace. But it encourages none to put off their repentance to the last hour; since, as far as appears, this was the first time this criminal had an opportunity of knowing any thing of Christ, and his conversion was designed to put a peculiar glory on our Saviour in his lowest state, while his enemies derided him, and his own disciples either denied or forsook him.
LibraryThe Second Word
"Verily I say unto thee, To-day thou shall be with Me in Paradise." ST. LUKE XXIII. 43. We judge of any power by the results which it effects. We gain some knowledge of the power of steam by its capacity to drive a huge mass of steel and wood weighing twenty thousand tons through the water at the rate of twenty knots an hour. There we have some standard by which we can gauge the force which sends our earth round the sun at twenty-five miles a second, or that which propels a whole solar system through …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
The Seventh Word
March the Twenty-Seventh the Silence of Jesus
The Saviour's Last Hours.
Jesus responded, "Why are you afraid? You have so little faith!" Then he got up and rebuked the wind and waves, and suddenly there was a great calm.
One of the criminals hanging beside him scoffed, "So you're the Messiah, are you? Prove it by saving yourself--and us, too, while you're at it!"
We deserve to die for our crimes, but this man hasn't done anything wrong."
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