Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium1 and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him.
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They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him,2
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and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand and knelt in front of him and mocked him. "Hail, king of the Jews!" they said.3
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They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again.4
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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.5
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As they were going out,6 they met a man from Cyrene,7 named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross.8
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They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull).9
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There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall;10 but after tasting it, he refused to drink it.
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When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots.11
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And sitting down, they kept watch12 over him there.
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Above his head they placed the written charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS.