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Matthew 27:27


Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the governor’s residence 1  and gathered the whole cohort 2  around him.


Mr 15:16; Joh 18:3; Joh 18:28,33; Joh 19:8,9; Ac 10:1; Ac 23:35; Ac 27:1

NET © Notes

tn Or “into their headquarters”; Grk “into the praetorium.”

sn The governor’s residence (Grk “praetorium”) was the Roman governor’s official residence. The one in Jerusalem may have been Herod’s palace in the western part of the city, or the fortress Antonia northwest of the temple area.

sn A Roman cohort was a tenth of a legion, about 500-600 soldiers.

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