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34 And Jesus prayed, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. And they divided His garments and distributed them by casting lots for them.(A)

35 Now the people stood by [[a]calmly and leisurely] watching; but the rulers scoffed and sneered ([b]turned up their noses) at Him, saying, He rescued others [[c]from death]; let Him now rescue Himself, if He is the Christ (the Messiah) of God, His Chosen One!

36 The soldiers also ridiculed and made sport of Him, coming up and offering Him vinegar (a sour wine mixed with water)(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 23:35 Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.
  2. Luke 23:35 Literal translation.
  3. Luke 23:35 Hermann Cremer, Biblico-Theological Lexicon.

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