261When they led Him away, they seized a man, Simon of 2Cyrene, coming in from the country, and placed on him the cross to carrybehindJesus.
And following Him was a largecrowd of the people, and of womenwho were a3mourning and lamenting Him.
But Jesusturning to them said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, stopweeping for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.29"For behold, the days are comingwhen they will say, '4Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that neverbore, and the breasts that nevernursed.'30"Then they will begin TO 5SAY TO THE MOUNTAINS, 'FALL ON US,' AND TO THE HILLS, 'COVER US.'31"For if they dothesethingsbwhen the tree is green, what will happencwhen it is dry?"326Twoothersalso, who were criminals, were being ledaway to be put to death with Him.