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Matthew 27

RSV 1 When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him 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. RSV 2 and they bound him and led him away and delivered him to Pilate the governor. NIV 2 They bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate, the governor. RSV 3 When Judas, his betrayer, saw that he was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders, 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. RSV 4 saying, "I have sinned in betraying innocent blood." They said, "What is that to us? See to it yourself." NIV 4 "I have sinned," he said, "for I have betrayed innocent blood." "What is that to us?" they replied. "That's your responsibility." RSV 5 And throwing down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed; and he went and hanged himself. NIV 5 So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself. RSV 6 But the chief priests, taking the pieces of silver, said, "It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since they are blood money." 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." RSV 7 So they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in. NIV 7 So they decided to use the money to buy the potter's field as a burial place for foreigners. RSV 8 Therefore that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day. NIV 8 That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day. RSV 9 Then was fulfilled what had been spoken by the prophet Jeremiah, saying, "And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him on whom a price had been set by some of the sons of Israel, 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, RSV 10 and they gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord directed me." NIV 10 and they used them to buy the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me." RSV 11 Now Jesus stood before the governor; and the governor asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" Jesus said, "You have said so." 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. RSV 12 But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he made no answer. NIV 12 When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer. RSV 13 Then Pilate said to him, "Do you not hear how many things they testify against you?" NIV 13 Then Pilate asked him, "Don't you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?" RSV 14 But he gave him no answer, not even to a single charge; so that the governor wondered greatly. NIV 14 But Jesus made no reply, not even to a single charge--to the great amazement of the governor. RSV 15 Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted. NIV 15 Now it was the governor's custom at the Feast to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd. RSV 16 And they had then a notorious prisoner, called Barab'bas. NIV 16 At that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas. RSV 17 So when they had gathered, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you, Barab'bas 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?" RSV 18 For he knew that it was out of envy that they had delivered him up. NIV 18 For he knew it was out of envy that they had handed Jesus over to him. RSV 19 Besides, while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, "Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered much over him today in a dream." 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." RSV 20 Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the people to ask for Barab'bas and destroy Jesus. NIV 20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed. RSV 21 The governor again said to them, "Which of the two do you want me to release for you?" And they said, "Barab'bas." NIV 21 "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" asked the governor. "Barabbas," they answered. RSV 22 Pilate said to them, "Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said, "Let him be crucified." NIV 22 "What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called Christ?" Pilate asked. They all answered, "Crucify him!" RSV 23 And he said, "Why, what evil has he done?" But they shouted all the more, "Let him be crucified." NIV 23 "Why? What crime has he committed?" asked Pilate. But they shouted all the louder, "Crucify him!" RSV 24 So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it yourselves." 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!" RSV 25 And all the people answered, "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!" RSV 26 Then he released for them Barab'bas, and having scourged Jesus, delivered him to be crucified. NIV 26 Then he released Barabbas to them. But he had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified. RSV 27 Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the praetorium, and they gathered the whole battalion before him. NIV 27 Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. RSV 28 And they stripped him and put a scarlet robe upon him, NIV 28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, RSV 29 and plaiting a crown of thorns they put it on his head, and put a reed in his right hand. And kneeling before him they mocked him, saying, "Hail, 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. RSV 30 And they spat upon him, and took the reed and struck him on the head. NIV 30 They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again. RSV 31 And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the robe, and put his own clothes on him, and 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. RSV 32 As they went out, they came upon a man of Cyre'ne, Simon by name; this man they compelled 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. RSV 33 And when they came to a place called Gol'gotha (which means the place of a skull), NIV 33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). RSV 34 they offered him wine to drink, mingled with gall; but when he tasted it, he would not drink it. NIV 34 There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it. RSV 35 And when they had crucified him, they divided his garments among them by casting lots; NIV 35 When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots. RSV 36 then they sat down and kept watch over him there. NIV 36 And sitting down, they kept watch over him there. RSV 37 And over his head they put the charge against him, which 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. RSV 38 Then two robbers were crucified with him, one on the right and one on the left. NIV 38 Two robbers were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left. RSV 39 And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads NIV 39 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads RSV 40 and saying, "You who would destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, 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!" RSV 41 So also the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked him, saying, NIV 41 In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him. RSV 42 "He saved others; he cannot save himself. He is the King of Israel; let him come down now from the cross, and we will 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. RSV 43 He trusts in God; let God deliver him now, if he desires him; for he said, 'I am the Son of God.'" NIV 43 He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, 'I am the Son of God.' " RSV 44 And the robbers who were crucified with him also reviled him in the same way. NIV 44 In the same way the robbers who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him. RSV 45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. NIV 45 From the sixth hour until the ninth hour darkness came over all the land. RSV 46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, "Eli, Eli, la'ma sabach-tha'ni?" that is, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken 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?" RSV 47 And some of the bystanders hearing it said, "This man is calling Eli'jah." NIV 47 When some of those standing there heard this, they said, "He's calling Elijah." RSV 48 And one of them at once ran and took a sponge, filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave it to him 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. RSV 49 But the others said, "Wait, let us see whether Eli'jah will come to save him." NIV 49 The rest said, "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to save him." RSV 50 And Jesus cried again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit. NIV 50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. RSV 51 And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom; and the earth shook, and the rocks were 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. RSV 52 the tombs also were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised, NIV 52 The tombs broke open and the bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life. RSV 53 and coming out of the tombs after his resurrection they went into the holy city and appeared to many. NIV 53 They came out of the tombs, and after Jesus' resurrection they went into the holy city and appeared to many people. RSV 54 When the centurion and those who were with him, keeping watch over Jesus, saw the earthquake and what took place, they were filled with awe, and said, "Truly this was the Son of God!" 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!" RSV 55 There were also many women there, looking on from afar, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering to him; NIV 55 Many women were there, watching from a distance. They had followed Jesus from Galilee to care for his needs. RSV 56 among whom were Mary Mag'dalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zeb'edee. NIV 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee's sons. RSV 57 When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathe'a, named Joseph, who also was 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. RSV 58 He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered it to be given to him. NIV 58 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to him. RSV 59 And Joseph took the body, and wrapped it in a clean linen shroud, NIV 59 Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, RSV 60 and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn in the rock; and he rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb, and departed. 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. RSV 61 Mary Mag'dalene and the other Mary were there, sitting opposite the sepulchre. NIV 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were sitting there opposite the tomb. RSV 62 Next day, that is, after the day of Preparation, 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. RSV 63 and said, "Sir, we remember how that impostor said, while he was still alive, 'After three days I will rise again.' NIV 63 "Sir," they said, "we remember that while he was still alive that deceiver said, 'After three days I will rise again.' RSV 64 Therefore order the sepulchre to be made secure until the third day, lest his disciples go and steal him away, and tell the people, 'He has risen from the dead,' and the last fraud 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." RSV 65 Pilate said to them, "You have a guard of soldiers; go, make it as secure as you can." NIV 65 "Take a guard," Pilate answered. "Go, make the tomb as secure as you know how." RSV 66 So they went and made the sepulchre secure by sealing the stone and setting a guard. NIV 66 So they went and made the tomb secure by putting a seal on the stone and posting the guard.