25 Therefore the soldiers did these things.

(A)But standing by the cross of Jesus were (B)His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and (C)Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus then saw His mother, and (D)the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He *said to His mother, (E)Woman, behold, your son!” 27 Then He *said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” From that hour the disciple took her into (F)his own household.

28 After this, Jesus, (G)knowing that all things had already been accomplished, (H)to fulfill the Scripture, *said, (I)I am thirsty.” 29 A jar full of sour wine was standing there; so (J)they put a sponge full of the sour wine upon a branch of hyssop and brought it up to His mouth. 30 Therefore when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, (K)It is finished!” And He bowed His head and (L)gave up His spirit.

Care of the Body of Jesus

31 Then the Jews, because it was (M)the day of preparation, so that (N)the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath ([a]for that Sabbath was a (O)high day), asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. 32 So the soldiers came, and broke the legs of the first man and of the other who was (P)crucified with Him; 33 but coming to Jesus, when they saw that He was already dead, they did not break His legs.

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Footnotes

  1. John 19:31 Lit for the day of that Sabbath was great