Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

That sabbath

General references

Bible References

Because

John 19:14
Now it was the Preparation of the Passover, and about the sixth hour. And he says to the Jews, Look at your king!
Matthew 27:62
Now on the morrow, which is after the Preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees came together to Pilate,
Mark 15:42
And now having become evening, since it was the Preparation, that is, pre-Sabbath,

That the

Deuteronomy 21:22
And if a man has committed a sin worthy of death, and he be put to death, and thou hang him on a tree,

That sabbath

Leviticus 23:7
In the first day ye shall have a holy convocation. Ye shall do no servile work.

Their

John 19:1
Therefore Pilate then took Jesus and scourged him.
Proverbs 12:10
A righteous man regards the life of his beast, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
Micah 3:3
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.

General references

Matthew 27:38
Then two robbers are crucified with him, one at the right hand and one at the left.
Luke 23:54
And the day was beginning. It was a preparation Sabbath.