New Living Translation
But instead, they give me poison for food; they offer me sour wine for my thirst.
King James Bible
They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Darby Bible Translation
Yea, they gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
World English Bible
They also gave me gall for my food. In my thirst, they gave me vinegar to drink.
Young's Literal Translation
And they give for my food gall, And for my thirst cause me to drink vinegar.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
69:21 Gall - Instead of giving me that comfort which my condition required, they added to my afflictions. Vinegar - These things were metaphorically fulfilled in David, but properly in Christ, the description of whose sufferings was principally intended here by the Holy Ghost.
LibraryAn Eye-Witness's Account of the Crucifixion
'And He bearing His cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: Where they crucified Him, and two other with Him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst. And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS. This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. Then said the chief priests …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI
The Shortest of the Seven Cries
Letter L to Geoffrey, of Lisieux
The soldiers gave him wine mixed with bitter gall, but when he had tasted it, he refused to drink it.
One of them ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, holding it up to him on a reed stick so he could drink.
They offered him wine drugged with myrrh, but he refused it.
One of them ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, holding it up to him on a reed stick so he could drink. "Wait!" he said. "Let's see whether Elijah comes to take him down!"
The soldiers mocked him, too, by offering him a drink of sour wine.
Jesus knew that his mission was now finished, and to fulfill Scripture he said, "I am thirsty."
I am making this covenant with you so that no one among you--no man, woman, clan, or tribe--will turn away from the LORD our God to worship these gods of other nations, and so that no root among you bears bitter and poisonous fruit.
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