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1 When daybreak came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death. 1 Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people came to the decision to put Jesus to death.
2 After tying Him up, they led Him away and handed Him over to Pilate, the governor. 2 They bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate, the governor.
3 Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was full of remorse and returned the 30 pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders. 3 When Judas, who had betrayed him, saw that Jesus was condemned, he was seized with remorse and returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests and the elders.
4 "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood," he said. "What's that to us?" they said. "See to it yourself!" 4 "I have sinned," he said, "for I have betrayed innocent blood." "What is that to us?" they replied. "That's your responsibility."
5 So he threw the silver into the sanctuary and departed. Then he went and hanged himself. 5 So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself.
6 The chief priests took the silver and said, "It's not lawful to put it into the temple treasury, since it is blood money." 6 The chief priests picked up the coins and said, "It is against the law to put this into the treasury, since it is blood money."
7 So they conferred together and bought the potter's field with it as a burial place for foreigners. 7 So they decided to use the money to buy the potter's field as a burial place for foreigners.
8 Therefore that field has been called "Blood Field" to this day. 8 That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day.
9 Then what was spoken through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled: They took the 30 pieces of silver, the price of Him whose price was set by the sons of Israel, 9 Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "They took the thirty silver coins, the price set on him by the people of Israel,
10 and they gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord directed me. 10 and they used them to buy the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me."
11 Now Jesus stood before the governor. "Are You the King of the Jews?" the governor asked Him. Jesus answered, "You have said it." 11 Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied.
12 And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He didn't answer. 12 When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer.
13 Then Pilate said to Him, "Don't You hear how much they are testifying against You?" 13 Then Pilate asked him, "Don't you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?"
14 But He didn't answer him on even one charge, so that the governor was greatly amazed. 14 But Jesus made no reply, not even to a single charge--to the great amazement of the governor.
15 At the festival the governor's custom was to release to the crowd a prisoner they wanted. 15 Now it was the governor's custom at the Feast to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd.
16 At that time they had a notorious prisoner called Barabbas. 16 At that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas.
17 So when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Who is it you want me to release for you-Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Messiah?" 17 So when the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, "Which one do you want me to release to you: Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?"
18 For he knew they had handed Him over because of envy. 18 For he knew it was out of envy that they had handed Jesus over to him.
19 While he was sitting on the judge's bench, his wife sent word to him, "Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for today I've suffered terribly in a dream because of Him!" 19 While Pilate was sitting on the judge's seat, his wife sent him this message: "Don't have anything to do with that innocent man, for I have suffered a great deal today in a dream because of him."
20 The chief priests and the elders, however, persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to execute Jesus. 20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed.
21 The governor asked them, "Which of the two do you want me to release for you?" "Barabbas!" they answered. 21 "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" asked the governor. "Barabbas," they answered.
22 Pilate asked them, "What should I do then with Jesus, who is called Messiah?" They all answered, "Crucify Him!" 22 "What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called Christ?" Pilate asked. They all answered, "Crucify him!"
23 Then he said, "Why? What has He done wrong?" But they kept shouting, "Crucify Him!" all the more. 23 "Why? What crime has he committed?" asked Pilate. But they shouted all the louder, "Crucify him!"
24 When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, "I am innocent of this man's blood. See to it yourselves!" 24 When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that instead an uproar was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd. "I am innocent of this man's blood," he said. "It is your responsibility!"
25 All the people answered, "His blood be on us and on our children!" 25 All the people answered, "Let his blood be on us and on our children!"
26 Then he released Barabbas to them. But after having Jesus flogged, he handed Him over to be crucified. 26 Then he released Barabbas to them. But he had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified.
27 Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into headquarters and gathered the whole company around Him. 27 Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him.
28 They stripped Him and dressed Him in a scarlet robe. 28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him,
29 They twisted together a crown of thorns, put it on His head, and placed a reed in His right hand. And they knelt down before Him and mocked Him: "Hail, King of the Jews!" 29 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.
30 Then they spit at Him, took the reed, and kept hitting Him on the head. 30 They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again.
31 When they had mocked Him, they stripped Him of the robe, put His clothes on Him, and led Him away to crucify Him. 31 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.
32 As they were going out, they found a Cyrenian man named Simon. They forced this man to carry His cross. 32 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross.
33 When they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Skull Place), 33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull).
34 they gave Him wine mixed with gall to drink. But when He tasted it, He would not drink it. 34 There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it.
35 After crucifying Him they divided His clothes by casting lots. 35 When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots.
36 Then they sat down and were guarding Him there. 36 And sitting down, they kept watch over him there.
37 Above His head they put up the charge against Him in writing: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS 37 Above his head they placed the written charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
38 Then two criminals were crucified with Him, one on the right and one on the left. 38 Two robbers were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left.
39 Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads 39 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads
40 and saying, "The One who would demolish the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross!" 40 and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself ! Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!"
41 In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked Him and said, 41 In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him.
42 "He saved others, but He cannot save Himself! He is the King of Israel! Let Him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in Him. 42 "He saved others," they said, "but he can't save himself ! He's the King of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him.
43 He has put His trust in God; let God rescue Him now-if He wants Him! For He said, 'I am God's Son.' " 43 He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, 'I am the Son of God.' "
44 In the same way even the criminals who were crucified with Him kept taunting Him. 44 In the same way the robbers who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him.
45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over the whole land. 45 From the sixth hour until the ninth hour darkness came over all the land.
46 At about three in the afternoon Jesus cried out with a loud voice, " Elí, Elí, lemá sabachtháni ?" that is, " My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me? " 46 About the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, ""Eloi, Eloi," "lama" "sabachthani?""--which means, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"
47 When some of those standing there heard this, they said, "He's calling for Elijah!" 47 When some of those standing there heard this, they said, "He's calling Elijah."
48 Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge, filled it with sour wine, fixed it on a reed, and offered Him a drink. 48 Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a stick, and offered it to Jesus to drink.
49 But the rest said, "Let's see if Elijah comes to save Him!" 49 The rest said, "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to save him."
50 Jesus shouted again with a loud voice and gave up His spirit. 50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.
51 Suddenly, the curtain of the sanctuary was split in two from top to bottom; the earth quaked and the rocks were split. 51 At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook and the rocks split.
52 The tombs also were opened and many bodies of the saints who had gone to their rest were raised. 52 The tombs broke open and the bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life.
53 And they came out of the tombs after His resurrection, entered the holy city, and appeared to many. 53 They came out of the tombs, and after Jesus' resurrection they went into the holy city and appeared to many people.
54 When the centurion and those with him, who were guarding Jesus, saw the earthquake and the things that had happened, they were terrified and said, "This man really was God's Son!" 54 When the centurion and those with him who were guarding Jesus saw the earthquake and all that had happened, they were terrified, and exclaimed, "Surely he was the Son of God!"
55 Many women who had followed Jesus from Galilee and ministered to Him were there, looking on from a distance. 55 Many women were there, watching from a distance. They had followed Jesus from Galilee to care for his needs.
56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons. 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee's sons.
57 When it was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus. 57 As evening approached, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who had himself become a disciple of Jesus.
58 He approached Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. Then Pilate ordered that it be released. 58 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to him.
59 So Joseph took the body, wrapped it in clean, fine linen, 59 Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
60 and placed it in his new tomb, which he had cut into the rock. He left after rolling a great stone against the entrance of the tomb. 60 and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. He rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to the tomb and went away.
61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were seated there, facing the tomb. 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were sitting there opposite the tomb.
62 The next day, which followed the preparation day, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered before Pilate 62 The next day, the one after Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees went to Pilate.
63 and said, "Sir, we remember that while this deceiver was still alive, He said, 'After three days I will rise again.' 63 "Sir," they said, "we remember that while he was still alive that deceiver said, 'After three days I will rise again.'
64 Therefore give orders that the tomb be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, His disciples may come, steal Him, and tell the people, 'He has been raised from the dead.' Then the last deception will be worse than the first." 64 So give the order for the tomb to be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, his disciples may come and steal the body and tell the people that he has been raised from the dead. This last deception will be worse than the first."
65 "You have a guard [of soldiers]," Pilate told them. "Go and make it as secure as you know how." 65 "Take a guard," Pilate answered. "Go, make the tomb as secure as you know how."
66 Then they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting the guard. 66 So they went and made the tomb secure by putting a seal on the stone and posting the guard.