Puneet Varma

Luke 23

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Book  Gospel of Luke
Order in the Bible part  3
Bible part  New Testament
Category  Gospel
Luke 23

Luke 23 is the twenty-third chapter of the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. It records the events in the crucifixion day of Jesus Christ. The book containing this chapter is anonymous but early Christian tradition uniformly affirmed that Luke composed this Gospel as well as Acts.

Contents

Text

  • The original text is written in Koine Greek.
  • Some most ancient manuscripts containing this chapter are:
  • Papyrus 75 (written about AD 175-225)
  • Codex Vaticanus (AD 325-350)
  • Codex Sinaiticus (AD 330-360)
  • Codex Bezae (ca. AD 400)
  • Codex Washingtonianus (ca. AD 400)
  • Codex Alexandrinus (ca. AD 400-440)
  • Codex Ephraemi Rescriptus (ca. AD 450; extant: verses 26-56)
  • This chapter is divided into 56 verses.
  • Structure

    This chapter can be grouped (with cross references to other parts of the Bible):

  • Luke 23:1-7 = Jesus Handed Over to Pontius Pilate (Matthew 27:1-2,11-14; Mark 15:1-5; John 18:28-38)
  • Luke 23:8-12 = Jesus Faces Herod
  • Luke 23:13-25 = Taking the Place of Barabbas (Matthew 27:15-26; Mark 15:6-15; John 18:38-19:16)
  • Luke 23:26-43 = The King on a Cross (Matthew 27:33-44; Mark 15:22-32; John 18:38-19:16)
  • Luke 23:44-49 = Jesus Dies on the Cross (Matthew 27:45-46; Mark 15:33-41; John 19:28-30)
  • Luke 23:50-56 = Jesus Buried in Joseph’s Tomb (Matthew 27:57-61; Mark 15:42-47; John 19:38-42)
  • Verse 55

    And the women who had come with Him from Galilee followed after, and they observed the tomb and how His body was laid.
  • "The women" were "Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them" (Luke 24:10).
  • References

    Luke 23 Wikipedia


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