John 19

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John 19
Papyrus 90 (John 19.1-7).jpg
John 19:1-7 on the verso side of Papyrus 90, written AD 150-175.
Book Gospel of John
Bible part New Testament
Order in the Bible part 4
Category Gospel

John 19 is the nineteenth chapter of the Gospel of John in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. It records the events on the day of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, until His burial.[1] The book containing this chapter is anonymous, but early Christian tradition uniformly affirmed that John composed this Gospel.[2]


John 19:17-18,25-26 on Papyrus 121 (3rd century)


Events recorded in this chapter took place in Jerusalem.


The New King James Version organises this chapter as follows:

Cross references[edit]

Verse 19[edit]

The acronym INRI (Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews) written in three languages (as in John 19:20) on the cross, Ellwangen Abbey, Germany.

New King James Version

Now Pilate wrote a title and put it on the cross. And the writing was:

Verse 31[edit]

King James Version

Therefore, because it was the Preparation Day, that the bodies should not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Halley, Henry H. Halley's Bible Handbook: an abbreviated Bible commentary. 23rd edition. Zondervan Publishing House. 1962.
  2. ^ Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook. Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville, Tennessee. 2012.
  3. ^ John 19:19
  4. ^ John 19:31

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Preceded by
John 18
Chapters of the Bible
Gospel of John
Succeeded by
John 20