John Calvin Complete Commentary - John 19:29 - 19:29

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John Calvin Complete Commentary - John 19:29 - 19:29


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29.And, having filled a sponge with vinegar, they fixed it on hyssop. When he says that they fixed the sponge on hyssop, the meaning is, that they fastened it to the end of a bunch of hyssop, that it might be raised to Christ’ mouth; for, in that country, hyssops grow as large as small shrubs, (180)



(180) “Car l’ les hyssopes sont grans comme petits arbnsseaux.”