Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Jews therefore, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath, since it was Preparation (for it was the high day of that Sabbath), they besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and they might be remove
Now on the morrow, which is after the Preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees came together to Pilate,
And now having become evening, since it was the Preparation, that is, pre-Sabbath,
And the day was beginning. It was a preparation Sabbath.
And it was the third hour, and they crucified him.
And they said, Hail, king of the Jews! And they gave him slaps.