22Pilatesaid to them, "Thenwhat shall I do with Jesus1who is calledChrist ?" They allsaid, "aCrucify Him!"
And he said, "Why, whatevil has He done ?" But they kept shoutingall the more, saying, "bCrucify Him!"
When Pilatesaw that he was accomplishingnothing, but rather that 2a riot was starting, he tookwater and 3washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I aminnocent of 4thisMan'sblood ; 5see to that yourselves."
And all the peoplesaid, "6His blood shall be on us and on our children !"
26Then he releasedBarabbascfor them; but after having Jesus7scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
278Then the soldiers of the governortookJesus into 9the dPraetorium and gathered the whole Roman e10cohortaround Him.
They stripped Him and 11put a scarletrobe on Him.
2912And after twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and a freed in His righthand ; and they kneltdownbefore Him and mocked Him, saying, "13Hail, King of the Jews !"
3014They spat on Him, and took the reed and began to beat Him on the head.
3115After they had mocked Him, they took the scarlet robeoff Him and put His own garments back on Him, and led Him away to crucify Him.
3216As they were coming out, they found a man of 17CyrenenamedSimon, gwhom they pressed into service to bear His cross.