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Mark 15:36

Context
NETBible

Then someone ran, filled a sponge with sour wine, 1  put it on a stick, 2  and gave it to him to drink, saying, “Leave him alone! Let’s see if Elijah will come to take him down!”

XREF

Ps 69:21; Mr 15:23; Lu 23:36; Joh 19:28-30

NET © Notes

sn Sour wine refers to cheap wine that was called in Latin posca, a cheap vinegar wine diluted heavily with water. It was the drink of slaves and soldiers, and was probably there for the soldiers who had performed the crucifixion.

tn Grk “a reed.”



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