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Matthew 27:58

    Matthew 27:58 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    this man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded it to be given up.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This man went in to Pilate, and made a request for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate gave orders for it to be given to him.

    Webster's Revision

    this man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded it to be given up.

    World English Bible

    This man went to Pilate, and asked for Jesus' body. Then Pilate commanded the body to be given up.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    this man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded it to be given up.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 27:58

    Begged the body - That he might bury it honorably otherwise, by the Jewish customs, he would have either been burned, or buried in the common place appointed for executed criminals.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 27:58

    He went to Pilate - Because no one had a right to remove the body but by authority of the magistrate. Jesus was condemned to be crucified, usually a long and most bitter death, and in common cases it would have been unlawful to have removed the body so soon.