New Living Translation
When the Roman officer overseeing the execution saw what had happened, he worshiped God and said, "Surely this man was innocent."
King James Bible
Now when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.
Darby Bible Translation
Now the centurion, seeing what took place, glorified God, saying, In very deed this man was just.
World English Bible
When the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, "Certainly this was a righteous man."
Young's Literal Translation
And the centurion having seen what was done, did glorify God, saying, 'Really this man was righteous;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:47 Certainly this was a righteous man - Which implies an approbation of all he had done and taught.
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
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The Saviour's Last Hours.
Fear swept through the crowd as they saw this happen. And they praised God for sending a man with such great authority.
At that moment the curtain in the sanctuary of the Temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. The earth shook, rocks split apart,
The Roman officer and the other soldiers at the crucifixion were terrified by the earthquake and all that had happened. They said, "This man truly was the Son of God!"
When the Roman officer who stood facing him saw how he had died, he exclaimed, "This man truly was the Son of God!"
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