they must abstain from wine(A) and other fermented drink and must not drink vinegar(B) made from wine or other fermented drink. They must not drink grape juice or eat grapes(C) or raisins.

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48 Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar,(A) put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.

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36 Someone ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar,(A) put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. “Now leave him alone. Let’s see if Elijah comes to take him down,” he said.

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36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him.(A) They offered him wine vinegar(B)

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