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Luke 23

CEB 1 The whole assembly got up and led Jesus to Pilate and NIV 1 Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate. CEB 2 began to accuse him. They said, "We have found this man misleading our people, opposing the payment of taxes to Caesar, and claiming that he is the Christ, a king." NIV 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." CEB 3 Pilate asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" Jesus replied, "That's what you say." NIV 3 So Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied. CEB 4 Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no legal basis for action against this man." NIV 4 Then Pilate announced to the chief priests and the crowd, "I find no basis for a charge against this man." CEB 5 But they objected strenuously, saying, "He agitates the people with his teaching throughout Judea—starting from Galilee all the way here." NIV 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." CEB 6 Hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean. NIV 6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean. CEB 7 When he learned that Jesus was from Herod's district, Pilate sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time. NIV 7 When he learned that Jesus was under Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time. CEB 8 Herod was very glad to see Jesus, for he had heard about Jesus and had wanted to see him for quite some time. He was hoping to see Jesus perform some sign. NIV 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. CEB 9 Herod questioned Jesus at length, but Jesus didn't respond to him. NIV 9 He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer. CEB 10 The chief priests and the legal experts were there, fiercely accusing Jesus. NIV 10 The chief priests and the teachers of the law were standing there, vehemently accusing him. CEB 11 Herod and his soldiers treated Jesus with contempt. Herod mocked him by dressing Jesus in elegant clothes and sent him back to Pilate. NIV 11 Then Herod and his soldiers ridiculed and mocked him. Dressing him in an elegant robe, they sent him back to Pilate. CEB 12 Pilate and Herod became friends with each other that day. Before this, they had been enemies. NIV 12 That day Herod and Pilate became friends--before this they had been enemies. CEB 13 Then Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers, and the people. NIV 13 Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers and the people, CEB 14 He said to them, "You brought this man before me as one who was misleading the people. I have questioned him in your presence and found nothing in this man's conduct that provides a legal basis for the charges you have brought against him. NIV 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. CEB 15 Neither did Herod, because Herod returned him to us. He's done nothing that deserves death. NIV 15 Neither has Herod, for he sent him back to us; as you can see, he has done nothing to deserve death. CEB 16 Therefore, I'll have him whipped, then let him go." NIV 16 Therefore, I will punish him and then release him. " CEB 18 But with one voice they shouted, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us." ( NIV 18 With one voice they cried out, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!" CEB 19 Barabbas had been thrown into prison because of a riot that had occurred in the city, and for murder.) NIV 19 (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder. CEB 20 Pilate addressed them again because he wanted to release Jesus. NIV 20 Wanting to release Jesus, Pilate appealed to them again. CEB 21 They kept shouting out, "Crucify him! Crucify him!" NIV 21 But they kept shouting, "Crucify him! Crucify him! CEB 22 For the third time, Pilate said to them, "Why? What wrong has he done? I've found no legal basis for the death penalty in his case. Therefore, I will have him whipped, then let him go." NIV 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." CEB 23 But they were adamant, shouting their demand that Jesus be crucified. Their voices won out. NIV 23 But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed. CEB 24 Pilate issued his decision to grant their request. NIV 24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand. CEB 25 He released the one they asked for, who had been thrown into prison because of a riot and murder. But he handed Jesus over to their will. NIV 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. CEB 26 As they led Jesus away, they grabbed Simon, a man from Cyrene, who was coming in from the countryside. They put the cross on his back and made him carry it behind Jesus. NIV 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. CEB 27 A huge crowd of people followed Jesus, including women, who were mourning and wailing for him. NIV 27 A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him. CEB 28 Jesus turned to the women and said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, don't cry for me. Rather, cry for yourselves and your children. NIV 28 Jesus turned and said to them, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep for yourselves and for your children. CEB 29 The time will come when they will say, ‘Happy are those who are unable to become pregnant, the wombs that never gave birth, and the breasts that never nursed a child.' NIV 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!' CEB 30 Then they will say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us,' and to the hills, ‘Cover us.' NIV 30 Then " 'they will say to the mountains, "Fall on us!" and to the hills, "Cover us!" ' CEB 31 If they do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" NIV 31 For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" CEB 32 They also led two other criminals to be executed with Jesus. NIV 32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. CEB 33 When they arrived at the place called The Skull, they crucified him, along with the criminals, one on his right and the other on his left. NIV 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. CEB 34 Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they don't know what they're doing." They drew lots as a way of dividing up his clothing. NIV 34 Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." And they divided up his clothes by casting lots. CEB 35 The people were standing around watching, but the leaders sneered at him, saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself if he really is the Christ sent from God, the chosen one." NIV 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." CEB 36 The soldiers also mocked him. They came up to him, offering him sour wine NIV 36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar CEB 37 and saying, "If you really are the king of the Jews, save yourself." NIV 37 and said, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself." CEB 38 Above his head was a notice of the formal charge against him. It read "This is the king of the Jews." NIV 38 There was a written notice above him, which read: this is the king of the jews. CEB 39 One of the criminals hanging next to Jesus insulted him: "Aren't you the Christ? Save yourself and us!" NIV 39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren't you the Christ? Save yourself and us!" CEB 40 Responding, the other criminal spoke harshly to him, "Don't you fear God, seeing that you've also been sentenced to die? NIV 40 But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence? CEB 41 We are rightly condemned, for we are receiving the appropriate sentence for what we did. But this man has done nothing wrong." NIV 41 We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." CEB 42 Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom." NIV 42 Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom. " CEB 43 Jesus replied, "I assure you that today you will be with me in paradise." NIV 43 Jesus answered him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise." CEB 44 It was now about noon, and darkness covered the whole earth until about three o'clock, NIV 44 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, CEB 45 while the sun stopped shining. Then the curtain in the sanctuary tore down the middle. NIV 45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. CEB 46 Crying out in a loud voice, Jesus said, "Father, into your hands I entrust my life." After he said this, he breathed for the last time. NIV 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. CEB 47 When the centurion saw what happened, he praised God, saying, "It's really true: this man was righteous." NIV 47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, "Surely this was a righteous man." CEB 48 All the crowds who had come together to see this event returned to their homes beating their chests after seeing what had happened. NIV 48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away. CEB 49 And everyone who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance observing these things. NIV 49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things. CEB 50 Now there was a man named Joseph who was a member of the council. He was a good and righteous man. NIV 50 Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man, CEB 51 He hadn't agreed with the plan and actions of the council. He was from the Jewish city of Arimathea and eagerly anticipated God's kingdom. NIV 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. CEB 52 This man went to Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. NIV 52 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body. CEB 53 Taking it down, he wrapped it in a linen cloth and laid it in a tomb carved out of the rock, in which no one had ever been buried. NIV 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. CEB 54 It was the Preparation Day for the Sabbath, and the Sabbath was quickly approaching. NIV 54 It was Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was about to begin. CEB 55 The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph. They saw the tomb and how Jesus' body was laid in it, NIV 55 The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how his body was laid in it. CEB 56 then they went away and prepared fragrant spices and perfumed oils. They rested on the Sabbath, in keeping with the commandment. NIV 56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.