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Matthew 27:35

27:35 When 1  they had crucified 2  him, they divided his clothes by throwing dice. 3 

Matthew 27:39

27:39 Those 4  who passed by defamed him, shaking their heads

Matthew 27:43

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.

2 sn See the note on crucified in 20:19.

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.

5 sn An allusion to Ps 22:8.

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