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Matthew 27:36

    Matthew 27:36 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And sitting down they watched him there;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And sitting down they watched him there;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and they sat and watched him there.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they were seated there watching him.

    Webster's Revision

    and they sat and watched him there.

    World English Bible

    and they sat and watched him there.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and they sat and watched him there.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 27:36

    They watched him - To prevent his disciples or relatives from taking away the body or affording any relief to the sufferer.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 27:36

    They watched him there - That is, the four soldiers who had crucified him. They watched him lest his friends should come and release him.