Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

It was preparation day, and the Sabbath was about to begin.

New American Standard Bible

It was the preparation day, and the Sabbath was about to begin.

King James Version

And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

International Standard Version

It was the Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was just beginning.

A Conservative Version

And the day was beginning. It was a preparation Sabbath.

American Standard Version

And it was the day of the Preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

Amplified

It was the day of Preparation [for the Sabbath], and the Sabbath was dawning (approaching).

An Understandable Version

This happened on the Day of Preparation [for the Passover Festival], as the Sabbath day was about to begin [i.e., shortly before

Anderson New Testament

And the day was the preparation, and the sabbath was beginning.

Bible in Basic English

Now it was the day of making ready and the Sabbath was coming on.

Common New Testament

The women who had come with him from Galilee followed and saw the tomb, and how his body was laid.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now that day was the preparation, and the sabbath then drew on.

Darby Translation

And it was preparation day, and the sabbath twilight was coming on.

Godbey New Testament

And it was Preparation day, and the Sabbath was drawing nigh.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was the Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was just beginning.

John Wesley New Testament

And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

Julia Smith Translation

And the day was the preparation, and the sabbath shone forth.

King James 2000

And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath was coming on.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it was the day of preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near.

Modern King James verseion

And that day was the Preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And that day was the Sabbath even; And the Sabbath drew on.

Moffatt New Testament

It was the day of the Preparation and the sabbath was just dawning.

Montgomery New Testament

And it was the day of preparation and the Sabbath was near at hand.

NET Bible

It was the day of preparation and the Sabbath was beginning.

New Heart English Bible

It was the day of the Preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near.

Noyes New Testament

And it was the day of preparation, and the sabbath was now coming on.

Sawyer New Testament

And the day was the preparation; the sabbath was dawning.

The Emphasized Bible

And it was a day of preparation, and, a Sabbath, was about to dawn.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And that was the preparation-day, and the sabbath's twilight was approaching.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It was the Preparation Day, and just before the Sabbath began.

Webster

And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

Weymouth New Testament

It was the Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was near at hand.

Williams New Testament

It was the Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was just beginning.

World English Bible

It was the day of the Preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near.

Worrell New Testament

And it was a day of Preparation, and a sabbath was approaching.

Worsley New Testament

Now that day was the preparation, and the sabbath was coming on:

Youngs Literal Translation

And the day was a preparation, and sabbath was approaching,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

παρασκευή 
Paraskeue 
Usage: 6

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the sabbath
σάββατον 
Sabbaton 
Usage: 48

Context Readings

Jesus Is Buried

53 Taking it down, he wrapped it in fine linen and placed it in a tomb cut into the rock, where no one had ever been placed. 54 It was preparation day, and the Sabbath was about to begin. 55 The women who had come with Him from Galilee followed along and observed the tomb and how His body was placed.


Cross References

Matthew 27:62

The next day, which followed the preparation day, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered before Pilate

John 19:31

Since it was the preparation day, the Jews did not want the bodies to remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a special day). They requested that Pilate have the men’s legs broken and that their bodies be taken away.

Mark 15:42

When it was already evening, because it was preparation day (that is, the day before the Sabbath),

John 19:14

It was the preparation day for the Passover, and it was about six in the morning. Then he told the Jews, “Here is your king!”

John 19:42

They placed Jesus there because of the Jewish preparation and since the tomb was nearby.

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