Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
Now it was the Preparation of the Passover, and about the sixth hour. And he says to the Jews, Look at your king!
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 if a man has committed a sin worthy of death, and he be put to death, and thou hang him on a tree,
In the first day ye shall have a holy convocation. Ye shall do no servile work.
Therefore Pilate then took Jesus and scourged him.
A righteous man regards the life of his beast, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them, and break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within the caldron.