Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then the Jews, because it was the day of preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was an important day), asked Pilate that their legs could be broken and they could be taken away.
Now [on] the next day, which is after the day of preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees assembled before Pilate,
And [when it] was already evening, since it was the day of preparation (that is, the day before the Sabbath),
And it was the day of preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near.
Now it was the third hour when they crucified him.
and were coming up to him and saying, "Hail, king of the Jews!" and were giving him slaps in the face.