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Luke 23

GW 1 Then the entire assembly stood up and took him to Pilate. NIV 1 Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate. GW 2 They began to accuse Jesus by saying, "We found that he stirs up trouble among our people: He keeps them from paying taxes to the emperor, and he says that he is 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." GW 3 Pilate asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" "Yes, I am," Jesus answered. NIV 3 So Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied. GW 4 Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowd, "I can't find this man guilty of any crime. NIV 4 Then Pilate announced to the chief priests and the crowd, "I find no basis for a charge against this man." GW 5 The priests and the crowd became more forceful. They said, "He stirs up the people throughout Judea with his teachings. He started in Galilee and has come 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." GW 6 When Pilate heard that, he asked if the man was from Galilee. NIV 6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean. GW 7 When Pilate found out that he was, he sent Jesus to Herod. Herod ruled Galilee and was 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. GW 8 Herod was very pleased to see Jesus. For a long time he had wanted to see him. He had heard about Jesus and hoped to see him perform some kind of miracle. 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. GW 9 Herod asked Jesus many questions, but Jesus wouldn't answer him. NIV 9 He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer. GW 10 Meanwhile, the chief priests and the scribes stood there and shouted their accusations against Jesus. NIV 10 The chief priests and the teachers of the law were standing there, vehemently accusing him. GW 11 Herod and his soldiers treated Jesus with contempt and made fun of him. They put a colorful robe on him 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. GW 12 So Herod and Pilate became friends that day. They had been enemies before this. NIV 12 That day Herod and Pilate became friends--before this they had been enemies. GW 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, GW 14 He told them, "You brought me this man as someone who turns the people against the government. I've questioned him in front of you and haven't found this man guilty of the crimes of which you accuse 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. GW 15 Neither could Herod. So he sent this man back to us. This man hasn't done anything to deserve the death penalty. NIV 15 Neither has Herod, for he sent him back to us; as you can see, he has done nothing to deserve death. GW 16 So I'm going to have him whipped and set free." NIV 16 Therefore, I will punish him and then release him. " GW 17 GW 18 The whole crowd then shouted, "Take him away! Free Barabbas for us." NIV 18 With one voice they cried out, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!" GW 19 (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for his involvement in a riot that had taken place in the city and for murder. NIV 19 (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder. GW 20 But because Pilate wanted to free Jesus, he spoke to the people again. NIV 20 Wanting to release Jesus, Pilate appealed to them again. GW 21 They began yelling, "Crucify him! Crucify him! NIV 21 But they kept shouting, "Crucify him! Crucify him! GW 22 A third time Pilate spoke to them. He asked, "Why? What has he done wrong? I haven't found this man deserving of the death penalty. So I'm going to have him whipped and set free." 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." GW 23 But the crowd pressured Pilate. They shouted that Jesus had to be crucified, and they finally won. NIV 23 But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed. GW 24 Pilate decided to give in to their demand. NIV 24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand. GW 25 He freed Barabbas, who had been put in prison for rioting and murdering, because that's what they wanted. But he let them do what they wanted to Jesus. 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. GW 26 As the soldiers led Jesus away, they grabbed a man named Simon, who was from the city of Cyrene. Simon was coming into Jerusalem. They laid the cross on him 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. GW 27 A large crowd followed Jesus. The women in the crowd cried and sang funeral songs for him. NIV 27 A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him. GW 28 Jesus turned to them and said, "You women 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. GW 29 The time is coming when people will say, 'Blessed are the women who couldn't get pregnant, who couldn't give birth, and who couldn't nurse 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!' GW 30 Then people 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!" ' GW 31 If people do this to a green tree, what will happen to a dry one?" NIV 31 For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" GW 32 Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be executed with him. NIV 32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. GW 33 When they came to the place called The Skull, they crucified him. The criminals were also crucified, 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. GW 34 Then Jesus said, "Father, forgive them. They don't know what they're doing." Meanwhile, the soldiers divided his clothes among themselves by throwing dice. 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. GW 35 The people stood there watching. But the rulers were making sarcastic remarks. They said, "He saved others. If he's the Messiah that God has chosen, let him save himself!" 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." GW 36 The soldiers also made fun of him. They would go up to him, offer him some vinegar NIV 36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar GW 37 and say, "If you're the king of the Jews, save yourself!" NIV 37 and said, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself." GW 38 A written notice was placed above him. It said, "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. GW 39 One of the criminals hanging there insulted Jesus by saying, "So you're really the Messiah, are you? Well, 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!" GW 40 But the other criminal scolded him: "Don't you fear God at all? Can't you see that you're condemned in the same way that he is? NIV 40 But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence? GW 41 Our punishment is fair. We're getting what we deserve. But this man hasn't done anything wrong." NIV 41 We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." GW 42 Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you enter your kingdom." NIV 42 Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom. " GW 43 Jesus said to him, "I can guarantee this truth: 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." GW 44 Around noon darkness came over the entire land and lasted until three in the afternoon. NIV 44 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, GW 45 The sun had stopped shining. The curtain in the temple was split in two. NIV 45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. GW 46 Jesus cried out in a loud voice, "Father, into your hands I entrust my spirit." After he said this, he died. 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. GW 47 When an army officer saw what had happened, he praised God and said, "Certainly, this man was innocent!" NIV 47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, "Surely this was a righteous man." GW 48 Crowds had gathered to see the sight. But when all of them saw what had happened, they cried and returned to the city. NIV 48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away. GW 49 All his friends, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance and watched everything. NIV 49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things. GW 50 There was a good man who had God's approval. His name was Joseph. He was a member of the Jewish council, NIV 50 Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man, GW 51 but he had not agreed with what they had done. He was from the Jewish city of Arimathea, and he was waiting for the kingdom of God. 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. GW 52 He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. NIV 52 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body. GW 53 After he took it down from the cross, he wrapped it in linen. Then he laid the body in a tomb cut in rock, a tomb 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. GW 54 It was Friday, and the day of worship was just beginning. NIV 54 It was Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was about to begin. GW 55 The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed closely behind Joseph. They observed the tomb and how his 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. GW 56 Then they went back to the city and prepared spices and perfumes. But on the day of worship they rested according to the commandment. NIV 56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.