Above his head they placed the written charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
And above His head they put up the charge against Him which read, "THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS."
A signboard was fastened to the cross above Jesus’ head, announcing the charge against him. It read: "This is Jesus, the King of the Jews."
Above his head they had posted the criminal charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
And they put up over his head the statement of his crime in writing, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
Over his head they put the charge against him, which read, "This is Jesus, the King of the Jews."
And they put up over His head the accusation written against Him: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
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1 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.
2 sn Mention of the inscription is an important detail, because the inscription would normally give the reason for the execution. It shows that Jesus was executed for claiming to be a king. It was also probably written with irony from the executioners’ point of view.
3 tn Grk “was written.”