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were come unto a
they compelled Him to carry' the Cross after them.
33 & 34. And when 33 And when they they came to the place, place called Golçowhich from Malefactors tha, that is to fáy, being used to be Executed A place of a skull,
34 They gave therein, was called Golgo- him vinegar to drink, tha, that is, The Place of a mingled with gall: Skull; they gave Jesus * a tafted thereof, he Potion of Vinegar, mixed would not drink. with Gall; but when he tasted it, he refused to drink.
35. Then Nailing him 35. And they cru. to the Cross, they stripped ed his garments,
cified him, and parthim; and some of his casting lots: that Cloaths' they
divided it might be fulfilled
which was spoken by among them, and for the the prophet, they relt they cast Lots; fulfil-parted my garments ing that Prophecy ; (Pfal. among them, and 22.18.) They parted my Gar- they caft lots. ments among them, and cast Lot's upon my Vesture.
36. And they appoin-36And fitting teď a Watch, to tarry-by: ed him there:
down, they Watchhim, and to take care that his disciples -- might not come and take him away.
# Instead of a stupefying Potion usually given in compassion to Malefactors.
37 And set up o 37. And that all that ver his head, his ac passed by, might know THIS IS JESUS who he was, and the THE KING OF Crime for which he was THE EVVS.
Crucified; they put up
OF THE JEWS.
one on each side; that fee. hand, and another ing him Executed in the on the left.
midst of such notorious
shaking their Heads át 40 And saying, him in a "jeering and Thou that deftroyeft insulting manner , the temple, and buildeft it in three * Well could
indeed days, save thy felf: pull down the Temple 26. V. 16, God, come down and build it again in three from the cross. Days time, who are not now able to Save
felf from death ; If you be, as you pretended, the Son of God, make proof now of your Power, and come down from the Cross.
* See ch.
41 Likewise also ner the Chief Priests, the chief priests
mocking him, with and Scribes, and Elders, the fcribes, and elmocking and deriding him, ders said;
42 He saved others, faid; He pretended to do himself he cannot great Miracles for the de- fave: if he be the livering other Men from King of Israel, let
him now come down Diseases and Death, but from the Cross, and you fee he cannot now de we will believe him. liver himself; If he be indeed the Messiah, let him but give us this one demonstration of it, and we shall have some reason to believe him. 43. He made show
43. He trufted in of trusting and relying God; let him deliupon God, calling him will have him: for his Father, and pretend- he said, I am the Son
of God. ing to be sent by him: But if God * delights in him, and is indeed pleased with him, why doth he not now deliver him? These things they said, not that they desired any conviation, but only because they thought it impossible for him now to escape.
*10 ven'o fsil, 22. 8. vybich the Septuagint renders by ότι θέλει αυτόν. .
44 The thieves
44. f One of the Rob. f Seetbe also which were bers also, which were Note on
Marginal crucified with him, cast the same in his Crucified with him, Re-ch. 26.8. teeth.
proached him after the
same manner. 45 Now from the
45. Now from Middarkness over all the day til Three a Clock land unto the ninth in the After-noon, there hour.
was miraculous Darkness
over all the Land. 46 And about the 46. And about Three a ninth hour Jesus cri- Clock, Jesus being in the ed with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama · Agony of Death, cried sabachthani? that is out with a loud Voice; to say, my God, my Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani ? God, why haft thou forsaken me? That is, My God, my God,
why haft thou forsaken me?
Pfal. 22. 1.
47 Some of them
Words, that stood there, some of them that stood that, faid, This man by, hearing, and not uncalleth for Elias. derstanding, but being
ignorantly deceived by the
49. But others said; 49 The rest said, Nay, let him alone; tar- whether Elias will
Let be, let us see ry, and fee whether Elias come to save him. will come to help him.
50. Presently after 50 Jesus, when Fefus cried out again
with he had cried again a loud Voice, saying ; All yielded up the ghost that God has appointed and the Prophets foretold I should Suffer, is now finished; and recommending his Soul into the Hands of God, he died.
51. And immediately 51 And behold, the the Vail which parted the vail of the temple Holy of Holies from the from the top to the Sanctuary, was rent in bottom; and the pieces; signifying the dif- earth did quake ,
and the rocks rent.
on, and the opening to all * Heb. Believers * an enter ance in. 10.19,20. to the Holiest, that is, into
Heaven, by the Blood of Jesus. The Earth also treme bled, and the Rocks were ; cleaved; signifying that some great alterations were Working by the mighty and immediate Power of God.