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Bible Verse Dictionary

John 19:31 - Because

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.
Verse Strongs No. Greek
The G3588
Jews G2453 Ἰουδαῖος
therefore G3767 οὖν
because G1893 ἐπεί
it was G2258 ἦν
the G3588
preparation G3904 παρασκευή
that G2443 ἵνα
the G3588
bodies G4983 σῶμα
should not G3361 μή
remain G3306 μένω
upon G1909 ἐπί
the G3588
cross G4716 σταυρός
on G1722 ἐν
the G3588
sabbath G4521 σάββατον
day G4521 σάββατον
for G1063 γάρ
that G2443 ἵνα
sabbath G4521 σάββατον
day G4521 σάββατον
was G2258 ἦν
an high day G4521 σάββατον
besought G2065 ἐρωτάω
Pilate G4091 Πιλᾶτος
that G2443 ἵνα
their G846 αὐτός
legs G4628 σκέλος
might be broken G2608 κατάγνυμι
and G2532 καί
that G2443 ἵνα
they might be taken away G142 αἴρω


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.