Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 23:49
- Stood afar off (isthkeisan apo makroten).
- Same verb as in verse 35. Melancholy picture of the inner circle of the acquaintances of Jesus and the faithful band of women from Galilee.
- Seeing these things (orwsai tauta).
- And helpless either to prevent them or to understand them. They could only stand and look with blinded eyes.