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
And it was the preparation of the pascha, and about the sixth hour: and he says to the Jews, Behold your King!
Matthew 27:62
And in the morrow, which is after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees were gathered together to Pilate
Mark 15:42
And being already evening, for it was the preparation, which is before sabbath,

That the

Deuteronomy 21:22
And when there shall be sin in a man of the judgment of death, and he being put to death, and thou shalt hang him upon a tree:

That sabbath

Leviticus 23:7
In the first day a holy calling shall be to you: any work of labor ye shall not do.

Their

John 19:1
Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him.
Proverbs 12:10
The just one shall know the soul of his cattle: and the compassion of the unjust are cruel.
Micah 3:3
And who ate the flesh of my people, and they stripp off their skin from off them; and they brake their bones in pieces, and separated as for the pot, and as flesh in the midst of the kettle.

General references

Matthew 27:38
Then were crucified with him two robbers; one from the right hand, and the other from the left.
Luke 23:54
And the day was the preparation, and the sabbath shone forth.