and saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it up in three days, save thyself, if thou art the Son of God, and come down from the cross.
save thyself, and come down from the cross.
And the people stood looking on; and the rulers sneered, saying, Others he saved; let him save himself, if this is the Christ of God, the chosen one.
and saying, If thou art the king of the Jews, save thyself.
And one of the crucified malefactors railed at him, saying, Art thou not the Christ? save thyself and us.
He saved others, cannot he save himself? He is the king of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe in him.
In like manner also the chief priests, with the scribes, making sport among themselves, said, He saved others, cannot he save himself?
And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this perverse generation.
For whoever chooseth to save his life will lose it; and whoever shall lose his life for my sake will find it.
So then, my beloved, as ye always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;