New Living Translation
The people passing by shouted abuse, shaking their heads in mockery.
King James Bible
And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads,
Darby Bible Translation
But the passers-by reviled him, shaking their heads
World English Bible
Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads,
Young's Literal Translation
and those passing by were speaking evil of him, wagging their heads,
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"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
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2 Kings 19:21
And the LORD has spoken this word against him: "The virgin daughter of Zion despises you and laughs at you. The daughter of Jerusalem shakes her head in derision as you flee.
I could say the same things if you were in my place. I could spout off criticism and shake my head at you.
Everyone who sees me mocks me. They sneer and shake their heads, saying,
I am a joke to people everywhere; when they see me, they shake their heads in scorn.
All who pass by jeer at you. They scoff and insult beautiful Jerusalem, saying, "Is this the city called 'Most Beautiful in All the World' and 'Joy of All the Earth'?"
Two revolutionaries were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left.
The people passing by shouted abuse, shaking their heads in mockery. "Ha! Look at you now!" they yelled at him. "You said you were going to destroy the Temple and rebuild it in three days.
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