The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him.1 They said, "He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen One."236
The soldiers also came up and mocked him.3 They offered him wine vinegar
and said, "If you are the king of the Jews,4 save yourself."
There was a written notice above him, which read: this is the king of the jews.
One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren't you the Christ? Save yourself and us!"540
But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence?
We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong."642
Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.a "743
Jesus answered him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise."8