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Luke 23

NCV 1 Then the whole group stood up and led Jesus to Pilate. NIV 1 Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate. NCV 2 They began to accuse Jesus, saying, "We caught this man telling things that mislead our people. He says that we should not pay taxes to Caesar, and he calls himself 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." NCV 3 Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" Jesus answered, "Those are your words." NIV 3 So Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" "Yes, it is as you say," Jesus replied. NCV 4 Pilate said to the leading priests and the people, "I find nothing 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." NCV 5 They were insisting, saying, "But Jesus makes trouble with the people, teaching all around Judea. He began in Galilee, and now he is 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." NCV 6 Pilate heard this and asked if Jesus was from Galilee. NIV 6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean. NCV 7 Since Jesus was under Herod's authority, Pilate sent Jesus to Herod, who 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. NCV 8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, because he had heard about Jesus and had wanted to meet him for a long time. He was hoping to see Jesus work a 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. NCV 9 Herod asked Jesus many questions, but Jesus said nothing. NIV 9 He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer. NCV 10 The leading priests and teachers of the law were standing there, strongly accusing Jesus. NIV 10 The chief priests and the teachers of the law were standing there, vehemently accusing him. NCV 11 After Herod and his soldiers had made fun of Jesus, they dressed him in a kingly robe 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. NCV 12 In the past, Pilate and Herod had always been enemies, but on that day they became friends. NIV 12 That day Herod and Pilate became friends--before this they had been enemies. NCV 13 Pilate called the people together with the leading priests and the Jewish leaders. NIV 13 Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers and the people, NCV 14 He said to them, "You brought this man to me, saying he makes trouble among the people. But I have questioned him before you all, and I have not found him guilty of what you say 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. NCV 15 Also, Herod found nothing wrong with him; he sent him back to us. Look, he has done nothing for which he should die. NIV 15 Neither has Herod, for he sent him back to us; as you can see, he has done nothing to deserve death. NCV 16 So, after I punish him, I will let him go free." NIV 16 Therefore, I will punish him and then release him. " NCV 17 NCV 18 But the people shouted together, "Take this man away! Let Barabbas go free!" NIV 18 With one voice they cried out, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!" NCV 19 (Barabbas was a man who was in prison for his part in a riot in the city and for murder. NIV 19 (Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder. NCV 20 Pilate wanted to let Jesus go free and told this to the crowd. NIV 20 Wanting to release Jesus, Pilate appealed to them again. NCV 21 But they shouted again, "Crucify him! Crucify him! NIV 21 But they kept shouting, "Crucify him! Crucify him! NCV 22 A third time Pilate said to them, "Why? What wrong has he done? I can find no reason to kill him. So I will have him punished and set him 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." NCV 23 But they continued to shout, demanding that Jesus be crucified. Their yelling became so loud that NIV 23 But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed. NCV 24 Pilate decided to give them what they wanted. NIV 24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand. NCV 25 He set free the man who was in jail for rioting and murder, and he handed Jesus over to them to do with him as they wished. 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. NCV 26 As they led Jesus away, Simon, a man from Cyrene, was coming in from the fields. They forced him to carry Jesus' cross and to walk behind him. 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. NCV 27 A large crowd of people was following Jesus, including some women who were sad and crying for him. NIV 27 A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him. NCV 28 But Jesus turned and said to them, "Women of Jerusalem, don't cry for me. Cry for yourselves and for 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. NCV 29 The time is coming when people will say, 'Happy are the women who cannot have children and who have no babies to nurse.' 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!' NCV 30 Then people will say to the mountains, 'Fall on us!' And they will say to the hills, 'Cover us!' NIV 30 Then " 'they will say to the mountains, "Fall on us!" and to the hills, "Cover us!" ' NCV 31 If they act like this now when life is good, what will happen when bad times come?" NIV 31 For if men do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?" NCV 32 There were also two criminals led out with Jesus to be put to death. NIV 32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. NCV 33 When they came to a place called the Skull, the soldiers crucified Jesus and 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. NCV 34 Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, because they don't know what they are doing." The soldiers threw lots to decide who would get his clothes. 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. NCV 35 The people stood there watching. And the leaders made fun of Jesus, saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself if he is God's Chosen One, the Christ." 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." NCV 36 The soldiers also made fun of him, coming to Jesus and offering him some vinegar NIV 36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar NCV 37 They said, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself!" NIV 37 and said, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself." NCV 38 At the top of the cross these words were written: 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. NCV 39 One of the criminals on a cross began to shout insults at Jesus: "Aren't you the Christ? Then 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!" NCV 40 But the other criminal stopped him and said, "You should fear God! You are getting the same punishment he is. NIV 40 But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence? NCV 41 We are punished justly, getting what we deserve 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." NCV 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. " NCV 43 Jesus said to him, "I tell you the 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." NCV 44 It was about noon, and the whole land became dark until three o'clock in the afternoon, NIV 44 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, NCV 45 because the sun did not shine. The curtain in the Templen was torn in two. NIV 45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. NCV 46 Jesus cried out in a loud voice, "Father, I give you my life." After Jesus 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. NCV 47 When the army officer there saw what happened, he praised God, saying, "Surely this was a good man!" NIV 47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, "Surely this was a righteous man." NCV 48 When all the people who had gathered there to watch saw what happened, they returned home, beating their chests because they were so sad. NIV 48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away. NCV 49 But those who were close friends of Jesus, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance and watched. NIV 49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things. NCV 50 There was a good and religious man named Joseph who 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, NCV 51 But he had not agreed to the other leaders' plans and actions against Jesus. He was from the Jewish town of Arimathea and was waiting for the kingdom of God to come. 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. NCV 52 Joseph went to Pilate to ask for the body of Jesus. NIV 52 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body. NCV 53 He took the body down from the cross, wrapped it in cloth, and put it in a tomb that was cut out of a wall of rock. This tomb had never been used before. 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. NCV 54 This was late on Preparation Day, and when the sun went down, the Sabbath day would begin. NIV 54 It was Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was about to begin. NCV 55 The women who had come from Galilee with Jesus followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how Jesus' body was laid. 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. NCV 56 Then the women left to prepare spices and perfumes. On the Sabbath day they rested, as the law of Moses commanded. NIV 56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.