and offered Jesus 1 wine mixed with gall to drink. 2 But after tasting it, he would not drink it.
There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it.
they gave Him wine to drink mixed with gall; and after tasting it, He was unwilling to drink.
The soldiers gave him wine mixed with bitter gall, but when he had tasted it, he refused to drink it.
they offered him a mild painkiller (a mixture of wine and myrrh), but when he tasted it he wouldn't drink it.
They gave him wine mixed with bitter drink: and after tasting it, he took no more.
they offered him wine to drink, mixed with gall; but when he tasted it, he would not drink it.
they gave Him sour wine mingled with gall to drink. But when He had tasted it , He would not drink.
when he had tasted
[thereof], he would
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1 tn Grk “him”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 sn It is difficult to say for certain who gave Jesus this drink of wine mixed with gall (e.g., the executioner, or perhaps women from Jerusalem). In any case, whoever gave it to him most likely did so in order to relieve his pain, but Jesus was unwilling to take it.