Matthew 27:27-33 NIV

The Soldiers Mock Jesus

27 Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him.

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28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him,

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29 and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand. Then they knelt in front of him and mocked him. “Hail, king of the Jews!” they said.

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30 They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again.

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31 After they had mocked him, they took off the robe and put his own clothes on him. Then they led him away to crucify him.

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The Crucifixion of Jesus

32 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross.

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33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means “the place of the skull”).

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