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Matthew 27

CEB 1 Early in the morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people reached the decision to have Jesus put to death. NIV 1 Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people came to the decision to put Jesus to death. CEB 2 They bound him, led him away, and turned him over to Pilate the governor. NIV 2 They bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate, the governor. CEB 3 When Judas, who betrayed Jesus, saw that Jesus was condemned to die, he felt deep regret. He returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, and NIV 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. CEB 4 said, "I did wrong because I betrayed an innocent man." But they said, "What is that to us? That's your problem." NIV 4 "I have sinned," he said, "for I have betrayed innocent blood." "What is that to us?" they replied. "That's your responsibility." CEB 5 Judas threw the silver pieces into the temple and left. Then he went and hanged himself. NIV 5 So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself. CEB 6 The chief priests picked up the silver pieces and said, "According to the Law it's not right to put this money in the treasury. Since it was used to pay for someone's life, it's unclean." NIV 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." CEB 7 So they decided to use it to buy the potter's field where strangers could be buried. NIV 7 So they decided to use the money to buy the potter's field as a burial place for foreigners. CEB 8 That's why that field is called "Field of Blood" to this very day. NIV 8 That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day. CEB 9 This fulfilled the words of Jeremiah the prophet: And I took the thirty pieces of silver, the price for the one whose price had been set by some of the Israelites, NIV 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, CEB 10 and I gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me. NIV 10 and they used them to buy the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me." CEB 11 Jesus was brought before the governor. The governor said, "Are you the king of the Jews?" Jesus replied, "That's what you say." NIV 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. CEB 12 But he didn't answer when the chief priests and elders accused him. NIV 12 When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer. CEB 13 Then Pilate said, "Don't you hear the testimony they bring against you?" NIV 13 Then Pilate asked him, "Don't you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?" CEB 14 But he didn't answer, not even a single word. So the governor was greatly amazed. NIV 14 But Jesus made no reply, not even to a single charge--to the great amazement of the governor. CEB 15 It was customary during the festival for the governor to release to the crowd one prisoner, whomever they might choose. NIV 15 Now it was the governor's custom at the Feast to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd. CEB 16 At that time there was a well-known prisoner named Jesus Barabbas. NIV 16 At that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas. CEB 17 When the crowd had come together, Pilate asked them, "Whom would you like me to release to you, Jesus Barabbas or Jesus who is called Christ?" NIV 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?" CEB 18 He knew that the leaders of the people had handed him over because of jealousy. NIV 18 For he knew it was out of envy that they had handed Jesus over to him. CEB 19 While he was serving as judge, his wife sent this message to him, "Leave that righteous man alone. I've suffered much today in a dream because of him." NIV 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." CEB 20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and kill Jesus. NIV 20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed. CEB 21 The governor said, "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" "Barabbas," they replied. NIV 21 "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" asked the governor. "Barabbas," they answered. CEB 22 Pilate said, "Then what should I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said, "Crucify him!" NIV 22 "What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called Christ?" Pilate asked. They all answered, "Crucify him!" CEB 23 But he said, "Why? What wrong has he done?" They shouted even louder, "Crucify him!" NIV 23 "Why? What crime has he committed?" asked Pilate. But they shouted all the louder, "Crucify him!" CEB 24 Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere and that a riot was starting. So he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd. "I'm innocent of this man's blood," he said. "It's your problem." NIV 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!" CEB 25 All the people replied, "Let his blood be on us and on our children." NIV 25 All the people answered, "Let his blood be on us and on our children!" CEB 26 Then he released Barabbas to them. He had Jesus whipped, then handed him over to be crucified. NIV 26 Then he released Barabbas to them. But he had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified. CEB 27 The governor's soldiers took Jesus into the governor's house, and they gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. NIV 27 Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. CEB 28 They stripped him and put a red military coat on him. NIV 28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, CEB 29 They twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They put a stick in his right hand. Then they bowed down in front of him and mocked him, saying, "Hey! King of the Jews!" NIV 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. CEB 30 After they spit on him, they took the stick and struck his head again and again. NIV 30 They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again. CEB 31 When they finished mocking him, they stripped him of the military coat and put his own clothes back on him. They led him away to crucify him. NIV 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. CEB 32 As they were going out, they found Simon, a man from Cyrene. They forced him to carry his cross. NIV 32 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross. CEB 33 When they came to a place called Golgotha, which means Skull Place, NIV 33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). CEB 34 they gave Jesus wine mixed with vinegar to drink. But after tasting it, he didn't want to drink it. NIV 34 There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it. CEB 35 After they crucified him, they divided up his clothes among them by drawing lots. NIV 35 When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots. CEB 36 They sat there, guarding him. NIV 36 And sitting down, they kept watch over him there. CEB 37 They placed above his head the charge against him. It read, "This is Jesus, the king of the Jews." NIV 37 Above his head they placed the written charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS. CEB 38 They crucified with him two outlaws, one on his right side and one on his left. NIV 38 Two robbers were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left. CEB 39 Those who were walking by insulted Jesus, shaking their heads NIV 39 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads CEB 40 and saying, "So you were going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, were you? Save yourself! If you are God's Son, come down from the cross." NIV 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!" CEB 41 In the same way, the chief priests, along with the legal experts and the elders, were making fun of him, saying, NIV 41 In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him. CEB 42 "He saved others, but he can't save himself. He's the king of Israel, so let him come down from the cross now. Then we'll believe in him. NIV 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. CEB 43 He trusts in God, so let God deliver him now if he wants to. He said, ‘I'm God's Son.'" NIV 43 He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, 'I am the Son of God.' " CEB 44 The outlaws who were crucified with him insulted him in the same way. NIV 44 In the same way the robbers who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him. CEB 45 From noon until three in the afternoon the whole earth was dark. NIV 45 From the sixth hour until the ninth hour darkness came over all the land. CEB 46 At about three Jesus cried out with a loud shout, "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani," which means, "My God, my God, why have you left me?" NIV 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?" CEB 47 After hearing him, some standing there said, "He's calling Elijah." NIV 47 When some of those standing there heard this, they said, "He's calling Elijah." CEB 48 One of them ran over, took a sponge full of vinegar, and put it on a pole. He offered it to Jesus to drink. NIV 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. CEB 49 But the rest of them said, "Let's see if Elijah will come and save him." NIV 49 The rest said, "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to save him." CEB 50 Again Jesus cried out with a loud shout. Then he died. NIV 50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. CEB 51 Look, the curtain of the sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split, NIV 51 At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook and the rocks split. CEB 52 and the bodies of many holy people who had died were raised. NIV 52 The tombs broke open and the bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life. CEB 53 After Jesus' resurrection they came out of their graves and went into the holy city where they appeared to many people. NIV 53 They came out of the tombs, and after Jesus' resurrection they went into the holy city and appeared to many people. CEB 54 When the centurion and those with him who were guarding Jesus saw the earthquake and what had just happened, they were filled with awe and said, "This was certainly God's Son." NIV 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!" CEB 55 Many women were watching from a distance. They had followed Jesus from Galilee to serve him. NIV 55 Many women were there, watching from a distance. They had followed Jesus from Galilee to care for his needs. CEB 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons. NIV 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee's sons. CEB 57 That evening a man named Joseph came. He was a rich man from Arimathea who had become a disciple of Jesus. NIV 57 As evening approached, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who had himself become a disciple of Jesus. CEB 58 He came to Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. Pilate gave him permission to take it. NIV 58 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to him. CEB 59 Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, NIV 59 Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, CEB 60 and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had carved out of the rock. After he rolled a large stone at the door of the tomb, he went away. NIV 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. CEB 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there, sitting in front of the tomb. NIV 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were sitting there opposite the tomb. CEB 62 The next day, which was the day after Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered before Pilate. NIV 62 The next day, the one after Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees went to Pilate. CEB 63 They said, "Sir, we remember that while that deceiver was still alive he said, ‘After three days I will arise.' NIV 63 "Sir," they said, "we remember that while he was still alive that deceiver said, 'After three days I will rise again.' CEB 64 Therefore, order the grave to be sealed until the third day. Otherwise, his disciples may come and steal the body and tell the people, ‘He's been raised from the dead.' This last deception will be worse than the first." NIV 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." CEB 65 Pilate replied, "You have soldiers for guard duty. Go and make it as secure as you know how." NIV 65 "Take a guard," Pilate answered. "Go, make the tomb as secure as you know how." CEB 66 Then they went and secured the tomb by sealing the stone and posting the guard. NIV 66 So they went and made the tomb secure by putting a seal on the stone and posting the guard.