The Death of Jesus
After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, z that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, "I thirst!"
Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and a they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth.
So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, b "It is finished!" And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And My tongue clings to My jaws; You have brought Me to the dust of death.
They also gave me gall for my food, And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Immediately one of them ran and took a sponge, filled it with sour wine and put it on a reed, and offered it to Him to drink.
And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit.
Then someone ran and filled a sponge full of sour wine, put it on a reed, and offered it to Him to drink, saying, "Let Him alone; let us see if Elijah will come to take Him down.
The soldiers also mocked Him, coming and offering Him sour wine.
And after the sixty-two weeks Messiah shall be cut off, but not for Himself; And the people of the prince who is to come Shall destroy the city and the sanctuary. The end of it shall be with a flood, And till the end of the war desolations are determined.
And I took my staff, Beauty, and cut it in two, that I might break the covenant which I had made with all the peoples.
So it was broken on that day. Thus the poor of the flock, who were watching me, knew that it was the word of the LORD.
I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do.