Matthew 27:32-44 CSB

Crucified Between Two Criminals

32 As they were going out, they found a Cyrenian man named Simon. They forced this man to carry His cross.

References for Matthew 27:32

      33 When they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Skull Place),
      34 they gave Him winea mixed with gallb to drink. But when He tasted it, He would not drink it.

      References for Matthew 27:34

        • l 27:34 - Other mss read sour wine
        • m 27:34 - Ps 69:21
          35 After crucifying Him they divided His clothes by casting lots.c d

          References for Matthew 27:35

            • n 27:35 - Other mss add that what was spoken by the prophet might be fulfilled: "They divided My clothes among them, and for My clothing they cast lots."
            • o 27:35 - Ps 22:18; Jn 19:24
              36 Then they sat down and were guarding Him there.
              37 Above His head they put up the charge against Him in writing: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS
              38 Then two criminalse were crucified with Him, one on the right and one on the left.

              References for Matthew 27:38

                • p 27:38 - Or revolutionaries
                  39 Those who passed by were yelling insults atf Him, shaking their heads

                  References for Matthew 27:39

                    • q 27:39 - Lit passed by blasphemed or were blaspheming
                      40 and saying, "The One who would demolish the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross!"
                      41 In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders,g mocked Him and said,

                      References for Matthew 27:41

                        • r 27:41 - Other mss add and Pharisees
                          42 "He saved others, but He cannot save Himself! He is the King of Israel! Let Himh come down now from the cross, and we will believe in Him.

                          References for Matthew 27:42

                            • s 27:42 - Other mss read If He . . . Israel, let Him
                              43 He has put His trust in God; let God rescue Him now-if He wants Him!i For He said, 'I am God's Son.' "

                              References for Matthew 27:43

                                • t 27:43 - Or if He takes pleasure in Him; Ps 22:8
                                  44 In the same way even the criminals who were crucified with Him kept taunting Him.