Later, knowing that all was now completed, and so that the Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, "I am thirsty."
After this, Jesus, knowing that all things had already been accomplished, to fulfill the Scripture, *said, "I am thirsty."
Jesus knew that everything was now finished, and to fulfill the Scriptures he said, "I am thirsty."
Jesus, seeing that everything had been completed so that the Scripture record might also be complete, then said, "I'm thirsty."
After this, being conscious that all things had now been done so that the Writings might come true, Jesus said, Give me water.
After this, when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he said (in order to fulfill the scripture), "I am thirsty."
After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, "I thirst!"
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1 tn Or “that already.”
2 tn Or “finished,” “accomplished”; Grk “fulfilled.”
4 sn In order to fulfill (τελειωθῇ [teleiwqh], a wordplay on the previous statement that everything was completed [τετέλεσται, tetelestai]) the scripture, he said, “I am thirsty.” The scripture referred to is probably Ps 69:21, “They also gave me gall for my food, and for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.” Also suggested, however, is Ps 22:15, “My tongue cleaves to the roof of my mouth, and you [God] lay me in the dust of death.” Ps 22:1 reads “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?,” a statement Jesus makes from the cross in both Matt 27:46 and Mark 15:34. In light of the connection in the Fourth Gospel between thirst and the living water which Jesus offers, it is highly ironic that here Jesus himself, the source of that living water, expresses his thirst. And since 7:39 associates the living water with the Holy Spirit, Jesus’ statement here in 19:28 amounts to an admission that at this point he has been forsaken by God (cf. Ps 22:1, Matt 27:46, and Mark 15:34).