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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Mark 15

Verse 16

the hall

Or, the court which is the judgment-hall.

Verse 17



Verse 21


It is possible that this may be the same Rufus mentioned in Romans 16:13.

Verse 23


The stupefying drink usually given to those crucified.

Verse 24

And when

See note for order of events at the crucifixion, (See Scofield " :-")

Verse 25

third hour

Cf. John 19:14. John used the Roman, Mark the Hebrew, computation of time.

Verse 26


See note, (See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 37

gave up

(See Scofield " :-")

Verse 38

top to

God rent it down; it was rent from the top. Christ having made atonement and glorified God, the way into the holiest was now made manifest. Cf. Hebrews 9:8; Hebrews 9:24; Hebrews 10:19-22.

Verse 47


(See Scofield " :-")

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Mark 15". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.