Parallel Bible results for Luke 23:26-56

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Luke 23:26-56

NLT 26 As they led Jesus away, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country just then, was forced to follow Jesus and carry his cross. 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. NLT 27 Great crowds trailed along behind, including many grief-stricken women. NIV 27 A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him. NLT 28 But Jesus turned and said to them, "Daughters of Jerusalem, don't weep for me, but weep 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. NLT 29 For the days are coming when they will say, 'Fortunate indeed are the women who are childless, the wombs that have not borne a child and the breasts that have never nursed.' 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!' NLT 30 People will beg the mountains to fall on them and the hills to bury them. NIV 30 Then " 'they will say to the mountains, "Fall on us!" and to the hills, "Cover us!" ' NLT 31 For if these things are done 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?" NLT 32 Two others, both criminals, were led out to be executed with him. NIV 32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. NLT 33 Finally, they came to a place called The Skull. All three were crucified there -- Jesus on the center cross, and the two criminals on either side. 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. NLT 34 Jesus said, "Father, forgive these people, because they don't know what they are doing." And the soldiers gambled for his clothes 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. NLT 35 The crowd watched, and the leaders laughed and scoffed. "He saved others," they said, "let him save himself if he is really God's Chosen One, the Messiah." 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." NLT 36 The soldiers mocked him, too, by offering him a drink of sour wine NIV 36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him. They offered him wine vinegar NLT 37 They called out to him, "If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!" NIV 37 and said, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself." NLT 38 A signboard was nailed to the cross above him with these words: "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. NLT 39 One of the criminals hanging beside him scoffed, "So you're the Messiah, are you? Prove it by saving yourself -- and us, too, while you're at it!" NIV 39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren't you the Christ? Save yourself and us!" NLT 40 But the other criminal protested, "Don't you fear God even when you are dying? NIV 40 But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence? NLT 41 We deserve to die for our evil deeds, 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." NLT 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. " NLT 43 And Jesus replied, "I assure you, 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." NLT 44 By this time it was noon, and darkness fell across the whole land until three o'clock. NIV 44 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, NLT 45 The light from the sun was gone. And suddenly, the thick veil hanging in the Temple was torn apart. NIV 45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. NLT 46 Then Jesus shouted, "Father, I entrust my spirit into your hands!" And with those words he breathed his last. 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. NLT 47 When the captain of the Roman soldiers handling the executions saw what had happened, he praised God and said, "Surely this man was innocent. " NIV 47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, "Surely this was a righteous man." NLT 48 And when the crowd that came to see the crucifixion saw all that had happened, they went home in deep sorrow. NIV 48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away. NLT 49 But Jesus' friends, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance watching. NIV 49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things. NLT 50 Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph. He was a member of the Jewish high council, NIV 50 Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man, NLT 51 but he had not agreed with the decision and actions of the other religious leaders. He was from the town of Arimathea in Judea, and he had been 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. NLT 52 He went to Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. NIV 52 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body. NLT 53 Then he took the body down from the cross and wrapped it in a long linen cloth and laid it in a new tomb that had been carved out of rock. 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. NLT 54 This was done late on Friday afternoon, the day of preparation for the Sabbath. NIV 54 It was Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was about to begin. NLT 55 As his body was taken away, the women from Galilee followed and saw the tomb where they placed his body. 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. NLT 56 Then they went home and prepared spices and ointments to embalm him. But by the time they were finished it was the Sabbath, so they rested all that day as required by the law. NIV 56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.