27:35 When 1 they had crucified 2 him, they divided his clothes by throwing dice. 3
27:39 Those 4 who passed by defamed him, shaking their heads
27:43 He trusts in God – let God, if he wants to, deliver him now 5 because he said, ‘I am God’s Son’!”
1 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.
3 tn Grk “by throwing the lot” (probably by using marked pebbles or broken pieces of pottery). A modern equivalent, “throwing dice,” was chosen here because of its association with gambling. According to L&N 6.219 a term for “dice” is particularly appropriate.
sn An allusion to Ps 22:18.
4 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.