34 [a]But one of the soldiers with a spear [b]pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water.
35 And he that saw it, bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe it.
36 For these things were done, that the Scripture should be fulfilled, Not a bone of him shall be broken.
John 19:34Christ being dead upon the cross, witnesseth by a double sign, that he only is the true satisfaction, and the true washing for the believers.
John 19:34This wound was a most manifest witness of the death of Christ: for the water that issued out by this wound, gave us plainly to understand, that the weapon pierced the very skin that compasseth the heart, which is the vessel that containeth that water, and that being once wounded, that creature which is so pierced and stricken, cannot choose but die.
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