Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Matthew 27:48


Immediately 1  one of them ran and got a sponge, filled it with sour wine, 2  put it on a stick, 3  and gave it to him to drink.


Ps 69:21; Mt 27:34; Lu 23:36; Joh 19:29,30

NET © Notes

tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.

sn Sour wine refers to cheap wine that was called in Latin posca, a cheap vinegar wine diluted heavily with water. It was the drink of slaves and soldiers, and was probably there for the soldiers who had performed the crucifixion.

tn Grk “a reed.”

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