When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots.1
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And sitting down, they kept watch2 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.
Two robbers were crucified with him,3 one on his right and one on his left.
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Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads4
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and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days,5 save yourself !6 Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!"7
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In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him.
"He saved others," they said, "but he can't save himself ! He's the King of Israel!8 Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe9 in him.
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He trusts in God. Let God rescue him10 now if he wants him, for he said, 'I am the Son of God.' "
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In the same way the robbers who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him.
From the sixth hour until the ninth hour darkness11 came over all the land.
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