And the day was of preparation and sabbath was coming on.
Luke 23:54 ACLT. [translated word for word from the Greek]
Now on the morrow, which is the day after the Preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees were gathered together unto Pilate, Matthew 27:62 ASVAnd when even was now come, because it was the Preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath, Mark 15:42 ASVAnd it was the day of the Preparation, and the sabbath drew on. Luke 23:54 ASVNow it was the Preparation of the passover: it was about the sixth hour. And he saith unto the Jews, Behold, your King! John 19:14 ASVThe Jews therefore, because it was the Preparation, that the bodies should not remain on the cross upon the sabbath (for the day of that sabbath was a high day), asked of Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. John 19:31 ASVThere then because of the Jews' Preparation (for the tomb was nigh at hand) they laid Jesus. John 19:42 ASV