Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 23:39
- Railed (eblasphmei).
- Imperfect active, implying that he kept it up. His question formally calls for an affirmative answer (ouxi), but the ridicule is in his own answer: "Save thyself and us." It was on a level with an effort to break prison. Luke alone gives this incident (39-43), though Mark 15:32; Matthew 27:44 allude to it.