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1 And the whole assembly of them rose up [and] brought him before Pilate. 1 Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate.
2 And they began to accuse him, saying, "We have found this man misleading our nation and forbidding [us] to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying [he] himself is Christ, a king!" 2 And they began to accuse him, saying, "We have found this man subverting our nation. He opposes payment of taxes to Caesar and claims to be Christ, a king."
3 And Pilate asked him, saying, "Are you the king of the Jews?" And he answered him [and] said, "You say [so]." 3 So Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied.
4 So Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no basis for an accusation against this man. 4 Then Pilate announced to the chief priests and the crowd, "I find no basis for a charge against this man."#cr
5 But they insisted, saying, "He incites the people, teaching throughout the whole of Judea and beginning from Galilee as far as here." 5 But they insisted, "He stirs up the people all over Judea by his teaching. He started in Galilee and has come all the way here."
6 Now [when] Pilate heard [this], he asked if the man was a Galilean. 6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean.
7 And [when he] found out that he was from the jurisdiction of Herod, he sent him over to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem in those days. 7 When he learned that Jesus was under Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time.
8 And [when] Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had been wanting to see him for a long time, because he had heard about him and was hoping to see some miracle performed by him. 8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was greatly pleased, because for a long time he had been wanting to see him. From what he had heard about him, he hoped to see him perform some miracle.
9 So he questioned him {at considerable length}, but he answered nothing to him. 9 He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer.
10 And the chief priests and the scribes were standing there vehemently accusing him. 10 The chief priests and the teachers of the law were standing there, vehemently accusing him.
11 And Herod with his soldiers also treated him with contempt, and [after] mocking [him] [and] dressing [him] [in] glistening clothing, he sent him back to Pilate. 11 Then Herod and his soldiers ridiculed and mocked him. Dressing him in an elegant robe, they sent him back to Pilate.
12 And both Herod and Pilate became friends with one another on [that] same day, {for they had previously been enemies of one another}. 12 That day Herod and Pilate became friends--before this they had been enemies.
13 So Pilate called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people 13 Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers and the people,
14 [and] said to them, "You brought me this man as one who was misleading the people, and behold, [when I] examined [him] before you, I found nothing in this man as basis for the accusation which {you are making} against him 14 and said to them, "You brought me this man as one who was inciting the people to rebellion. I have examined him in your presence and have found no basis for your charges against him.
15 But neither [did] Herod, because he sent him back to us. And behold, nothing deserving death {has been done} by him. 15 Neither has Herod, for he sent him back to us; as you can see, he has done nothing to deserve death.
16 Therefore I will punish him [and] release [him]." 16 Therefore, I will punish him and then release him. "
18 But they all cried out in unison, saying, "Take this man away, and release for us Barabbas!" 18 With one voice they cried out, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
19 (who had been thrown in prison because of a certain insurrection that had taken place in the city, and [for] murder) 19 (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder.
20 And Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed [them] again, 20 Wanting to release Jesus, Pilate appealed to them again.
21 but they kept crying out, saying, "Crucify! Crucify him! 21 But they kept shouting, "Crucify him! Crucify him!
22 So he said to them a third [time], "Why? What wrong has this man done? I found no basis for an accusation {deserving death} in him. Therefore I will punish him [and] release [him]." 22 For the third time he spoke to them: "Why? What crime has this man committed? I have found in him no grounds for the death penalty. Therefore I will have him punished and then release him."
23 But they were urgent, demanding with loud cries [that] he be crucified. And their cries prevailed. 23 But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed.
24 And Pilate decided [that] their demand should be granted. 24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand.
25 And he released the one who had been thrown into prison because of insurrection and murder, whom they were asking for, but Jesus he handed over to their will. 25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, the one they asked for, and surrendered Jesus to their will.
26 And as they led him away, they seized Simon, a certain [man] of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, [and] placed the cross on him, to carry [it] behind Jesus. 26 As they led him away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus.
27 And a great crowd of the people were following him, and of women who were mourning and lamenting him. 27 A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him.
28 But turning to them, Jesus said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children! 28 Jesus turned and said to them, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep for yourselves and for your children.
29 For behold, days are coming in which they will say, 'Blessed [are] the barren, and the wombs that did not give birth, and [the] breasts that did not nurse!' 29 For the time will come when you will say, 'Blessed are the barren women, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed!'
30 Then they will begin to say to the mountains, 'Fall on us!' and to the hills, 'Cover us!' 30 Then " 'they will say to the mountains, "Fall on us!" and to the hills, "Cover us!" '
31 For if they do these [things] {when the wood is green}, what will happen {when it is dry}?" 31 For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?"
32 And two other criminals were also led away to be executed with him. 32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed.
33 And when they came to the place that is called "The Skull," there they crucified him, and the criminals, the one on [his] right and the other on [his] left. 33 When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified him, along with the criminals--one on his right, the other on his left.
34 [[But Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing."]] And they cast lots to divide his clothes. 34 Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.
35 And the people stood there watching, but the rulers also ridiculed [him], saying, "He saved others; let him save himself, if this [man] is the Christ of God, the Chosen One!" 35 The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him. They said, "He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen One."
36 And the soldiers also mocked him, coming up [and] offering him sour win 36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar
37 and saying, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself!" 37 and said, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself."
38 And there was also an inscription over him, "This [is] the king of the Jews." 38 There was a written notice above him, which read: this is the king of the jews.
39 And one of the criminals who were hanged there reviled him, saying, "Are you not the Christ? Save yourself--and us!" 39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren't you the Christ? Save yourself and us!"
40 But the other answered [and] rebuked him, saying, "Do you not even fear God, because you are undergoing the same condemnation? 40 But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence?
41 And we indeed justly, for we are receiving {what we deserve} [for] what we have done. But this man has done nothing wrong!" 41 We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong."
42 And he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom!" 42 Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom. "
43 And he said to him, "Truly I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise." 43 Jesus answered him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise."
44 And by this time it was about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour 44 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,
45 [because] [the light] of the sun failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn apart [down] the middle. 45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two.
46 And Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, "Father, into your hands I entrust my spirit!" And [after he] said this, he expired. 46 Jesus called out with a loud voice, "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit." When he had said this, he breathed his last.
47 Now [when] the centurion saw what had happened, he began to praise God, saying, "Certainly this man was righteous!" 47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, "Surely this was a righteous man."
48 And all the crowds that had come together for this spectacle, [when they] saw the things that had happened, returned [home] beating [their] breasts. 48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away.
49 And all his acquaintances, and the women who had followed him from Galilee who saw these [things], stood at a distance. 49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.
50 And behold, a man {named} Joseph, who was a member of the council, a good and righteous man 50 Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man,
51 (this man was not consenting to their plan and deed), from Arimathea, {a Judean town}, who was looking forward to the kingdom of God. 51 who had not consented to their decision and action. He came from the Judean town of Arimathea and he was waiting for the kingdom of God.
52 This man approached Pilate [and] asked for the body of Jesus. 52 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body.
53 And he took [it] down [and] wrapped it in a linen cloth and placed him in a tomb cut into the rock where no one had ever been placed. 53 Then he took it down, wrapped it in linen cloth and placed it in a tomb cut in the rock, one in which no one had yet been laid.
54 And it was the day of preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near. 54 It was Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was about to begin.
55 And the women who had been accompanying him from Galilee followed [and] saw the tomb and how his body was placed. 55 The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how his body was laid in it.
56 And they returned [and] prepared fragrant spices and perfumes, and on the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment. 56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.