By the Roman governor, representing the Gentiles
in the morning the bchief
priests held a cconsultation
with the elders and scribes and the whole 1Sanhedrin
, and having bound Jesus, they led Him
away and ddelivered Him
And Pilate aquestioned
Him, Are You the bKing
of the Jews? And answering him, He said, It is as you say.
And the chief priests aaccused
Him of many things.
And Pilate again questioned Him, saying, Do You answer nothing? See how many things they are accusing You of.
But Jesus made 1ano
further answer, so that Pilate marveled.
Now at the afeasts
he released to them one prisoner whom they requested.
And there was one named Barabbas, bound with the ainsurrectionists
who had committed bmurder
in the insurrection.
And the crowd 1came
up and began to ask him to do
even as he had been accustomed to do for them.
But Pilate answered them, saying, Do you want me to release to you the aKing
of the Jews?
For he knew that it was
because of envy that
the chief priests had delivered Him up.
But the chief priests stirred up the crowd that instead he should arelease
Barabbas to them.
And Pilate again answered and said to them, What then do you want me to do with Him whom you call the King of the Jews?
And again they cried out, 1aCrucify
But Pilate said to them, Why, what evil has He done? But they cried out the more, Crucify Him!
And Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released to them Barabbas and 1ascourged
Jesus and delivered Him
up to be 2crucified
led Him away within the courtyard, that is, the 2bpraetorium
, and called together the whole ccohort
And they clothed Him in 1apurple
and wove a bthorny
crown and put it 2around
And they began to salute Him: 1Rejoice
of the Jews!
And they beat His head with a reed and aspat
at Him. And kneeling down, they bowed before Him.
And when they had amocked
Him, they stripped Him of the purple and put His garments on Him. And they bled
Him out to crucify Him.
a certain passerby coming from the country, bSimon
a Cyrenian, the father of Alexander and cRufus
, to take up His cross.
And they brought Him to the place Golgotha, which is interpreted, the aPlace
of a Skull.
And they 1tried
to give Him wine mixed with amyrrh
, but He did not take it.
And they crucified Him and divided His garments, casting alots
for them to see
what each should take.
Now it was the 1athird
hour and they crucified Him.
And there was an inscription of the charge against Him inscribed: The aKing
Of The JEWS.
And with Him they crucified two robbers, one on His right and one on His left.
the Scripture was fulfilled which says, a
"And He was counted with the lawless.''
And those who were passing by ablasphemed
their heads and saying, cAha
the temple and build it
in three days,
Yourself and come down from the cross!
Likewise also the chief priests with the scribes amocked Him
with one another and said, He saved others; bHimself
He cannot save.
Let the Christ, the aKing
of Israel, come down now from the cross that we may see and believe. Those who were crucified with Him also breproached
And when the 1sixth
hour came, adarkness
fell over the whole land until the 2ninth
And at the ninth hour Jesus acried
with a bloud
, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is interpreted, cMy
God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?
And some of those standing by heard this
and said, Behold, He is calling for Elijah.
And someone ran and filled a sponge with avinegar
, and putting it
on a reed, gave it
to Him to drink, saying, Let Him
be. Let us see if Elijah is coming to take Him down.
And Jesus let out a aloud
cry and expired.
And the aveil
of the temple was split in two from top to bottom.
And the acenturion
standing by opposite Him, seeing that He expired in this way, said, Truly this man was the bSon
And there were also some women looking on from a distance, among whom were Mary the aMagdalene
, and 1Mary
of the 2younger
James and of Joses, and 3Salome
Who, when He was in Galilee, followed Him and aministered
to Him, as well as many other women who came up with Him to Jerusalem.
And when 1evening
had fallen, since it was the day of apreparation
, that is, the day
before the Sabbath,
honorable member of the Council, from Arimathea, who was also himself bawaiting
of God, came; and gathering courage, he went in to dPilate
and asked for the body of Jesus.
And Pilate marveled that He had already died, and calling to him
, he questioned him whether He had been dead long.
And when he found out from the centurion, he granted the corpse to Joseph.
purchased a piece of fine linen, took Him down, and wrapped Him
in the fine linen. And he 1laid
Him in a atomb
which was hewn out of rock and rolled a stone against the bdoor
of the tomb.
And Mary the aMagdalene
and Mary the mother
of Joses saw where He was laid.