New Living Translation
"He saved others," they scoffed, "but he can't save himself! So he is the King of Israel, is he? Let him come down from the cross right now, and we will believe in him!
King James Bible
He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him.
Darby Bible Translation
He saved others, himself he cannot save. He is King of Israel: let him descend now from the cross, and we will believe on him.
World English Bible
"He saved others, but he can't save himself. If he is the King of Israel, let him come down from the cross now, and we will believe in him.
Young's Literal Translation
'Others he saved; himself he is not able to save! If he be King of Israel, let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe him;
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LibraryThe Fourth Word
"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 …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
Let Him Deliver Him Now
The Rent Veil
A sign was fastened above Jesus' head, announcing the charge against him. It read: "This is Jesus, the King of the Jews."
"Look at you now!" they yelled at him. "You said you were going to destroy the Temple and rebuild it in three days. Well then, if you are the Son of God, save yourself and come down from the cross!"
The leading priests, the teachers of religious law, and the elders also mocked Jesus.
The leading priests and teachers of religious law also mocked Jesus. "He saved others," they scoffed, "but he can't save himself!
Let this Messiah, this King of Israel, come down from the cross so we can see it and believe him!" Even the men who were crucified with Jesus ridiculed him.
The crowd watched and the leaders scoffed. "He saved others," they said, "let him save himself if he is really God's Messiah, the Chosen One."
They called out to him, "If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!"
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