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Luke 23:54 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And it was the day of the Preparation, and the sabbath drew on.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— It was the preparation day, and the Sabbath was about to begin.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And it was preparation day, and [the] sabbath twilight was coming on.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And it was a day of preparation, and, a Sabbath, was about to dawn.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the day was a preparation, and sabbath was approaching,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And it was the day of the Parasceve: and the sabbath drew on.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And that day was the Preparation, and the Sabbath drew on.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And it was the day of the preparation; and the shabath had lighted.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And it was the day of preparation, and the sabbath began to dawn.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
that day 2250
{2250} Prime
ἡμέρα
hemera
{hay-mer'-ah}
Feminine (with G5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι [[hemai]] (to sit; akin to the base of G1476) meaning tame, that is, gentle; day, that is, (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context).
was 2258
{2258} Prime
ἦν
en
{ane}
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
z5713
<5713> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 532
the preparation, 3904
{3904} Prime
παρασκευή
paraskeue
{par-ask-yoo-ay'}
As if from G3903; readiness.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the sabbath 4521
{4521} Prime
σάββατον
sabbaton
{sab'-bat-on}
Of Hebrew origin [H7676]; the Sabbath (that is, Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations (also the observance or institution itself); by extension a se'nnight, that is, the interval between two Sabbaths; likewise the plural in all the above applications.
drew on. 2020
{2020} Prime
ἐπιφώσκω
epiphosko
{ep-ee-foce'-ko}
A form of G2017; to begin to grow light.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 23:47-56.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 23:50-56.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 23:54

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

(k) Literally, "dawning", and now beginning, for the light of the former day drew toward the going down of the sun, and that was the day of preparation for the feast, that is, the feast which was to be kept the following day.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Matthew 27:62 Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate,
John 19:14 And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King!
John 19:31 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.
John 19:42 There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation [day]; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
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Mt 27:62. Jn 19:14, 31, 42.

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