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John 19:17

    John 19:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They took Jesus therefore: and he went out, bearing the cross for himself, unto the place called The place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he went out with his cross on him to the place which is named Dead Man's Head (in Hebrew, Golgotha):

    Webster's Revision

    They took Jesus therefore: and he went out, bearing the cross for himself, unto the place called The place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha:

    World English Bible

    He went out, bearing his cross, to the place called "The Place of a Skull," which is called in Hebrew, "Golgotha,"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They took Jesus therefore: and he went out, bearing the cross for himself, unto the place called The place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew Golgotha:

    Clarke's Commentary on John 19:17

    Bearing his cross - He bore it all alone first; when he could no longer carry the whole through weakness, occasioned by the ill usage he had received, Simon, a Cyrenian, helped him to carry it: see the note on Matthew 27:32.

    Golgotha - See on Matthew 27:33 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on John 19:17

    19:17 Bearing his cross - Not the whole cross, (for that was too large and heavy,) but the transverse beam of it, to which his hands were afterward fastened. This they used to make the person to be executed carry. Mt 27:31; Mr 15:20; Lu 23:26.