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Matthew 27

NRS 1 When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus in order to bring about his 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. NRS 2 They bound him, led him away, and handed him over to Pilate the governor. NIV 2 They bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate, the governor. NRS 3 When Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus 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. NRS 4 He said, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But 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." NRS 5 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. NRS 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." NRS 7 After conferring together, they used them to buy the potter's field as a place to bury foreigners. NIV 7 So they decided to use the money to buy the potter's field as a burial place for foreigners. NRS 8 For this reason 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. NRS 9 Then was fulfilled what had been spoken through the prophet Jeremiah, "And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of the one on whom a price had been set, on whom some of the people of Israel had set a price, 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, NRS 10 and they 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." NRS 11 Now Jesus stood before the governor; and the governor asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" Jesus said, "You say 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. NRS 12 But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he did not answer. NIV 12 When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer. NRS 13 Then Pilate said to him, "Do you not hear how many accusations they make against you?" NIV 13 Then Pilate asked him, "Don't you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?" NRS 14 But he gave him no answer, not even to a single charge, so that 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. NRS 15 Now at the festival the governor was accustomed to release a prisoner for the crowd, anyone whom they wanted. NIV 15 Now it was the governor's custom at the Feast to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd. NRS 16 At that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Jesus Barabbas. NIV 16 At that time they had a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas. NRS 17 So after they had gathered, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you, Jesus Barabbas or Jesus who is called the Messiah?" 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?" NRS 18 For he realized that it was out of jealousy that they had handed him over. NIV 18 For he knew it was out of envy that they had handed Jesus over to him. NRS 19 While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, "Have nothing to do with that innocent man, for today I have suffered a great deal because of a dream about 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." NRS 20 Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus killed. NIV 20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed. NRS 21 The governor again said to them, "Which of the two do you want me to release for you?" And they said, "Barabbas." NIV 21 "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" asked the governor. "Barabbas," they answered. NRS 22 Pilate said to them, "Then what should I do with Jesus who is called the Messiah?" All of them 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!" NRS 23 Then he asked, "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!" NRS 24 So when Pilate saw that he could do nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took some 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!" NRS 25 Then the people as a whole 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!" NRS 26 So he released Barabbas for them; and after flogging Jesus, he 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. NRS 27 Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governor's headquarters, and they gathered the whole cohort around him. NIV 27 Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. NRS 28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, NIV 28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, NRS 29 and after twisting some thorns into a crown, they put it on his head. They put a reed in his right hand and knelt before him and 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. NRS 30 They spat on 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. NRS 31 After mocking him, they stripped him of the robe and put his own clothes on him. Then 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. NRS 32 As they went out, they came upon a man from Cyrene named Simon; they compelled this man 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. NRS 33 And when they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Place of a Skull), NIV 33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). NRS 34 they offered him wine to drink, mixed 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. NRS 35 And when they had crucified him, they divided his clothes among themselves by casting lots; NIV 35 When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots. NRS 36 then they sat down there and kept watch over him. NIV 36 And sitting down, they kept watch over him there. NRS 37 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. NRS 38 Then two bandits were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left. NIV 38 Two robbers were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left. NRS 39 Those who passed by derided him, shaking their heads NIV 39 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads NRS 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!" NRS 41 In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking him, saying, NIV 41 In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him. NRS 42 "He saved others; he cannot save himself. He is the King of Israel; let him come down from the cross now, 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. NRS 43 He trusts in God; let God deliver him now, if he wants to; for he said, "I am 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.' " NRS 44 The bandits who were crucified with him also taunted him in the same way. NIV 44 In the same way the robbers who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him. NRS 45 From noon on, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. NIV 45 From the sixth hour until the ninth hour darkness came over all the land. NRS 46 And about three o'clock Jesus cried with a loud voice, "Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?" that is, "My God, my God, why have you 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?" NRS 47 When some of the bystanders heard it, they said, "This man is calling for Elijah." NIV 47 When some of those standing there heard this, they said, "He's calling Elijah." NRS 48 At once one of them ran and got a sponge, filled it with sour wine, put it on a stick, 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. NRS 49 But the others said, "Wait, let us see whether Elijah will come to save him." NIV 49 The rest said, "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to save him." NRS 50 Then Jesus cried again with a loud voice and breathed his last. NIV 50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. NRS 51 At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. 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. NRS 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. NRS 53 After his resurrection they came out of the tombs and entered 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. NRS 54 Now when the centurion and those with him, who were keeping watch over Jesus, saw the earthquake and what took place, they were terrified and said, "Truly this man was 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!" NRS 55 Many women were also there, looking on from a distance; they had followed Jesus from Galilee and had provided for him. NIV 55 Many women were there, watching from a distance. They had followed Jesus from Galilee to care for his needs. NRS 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee. NIV 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee's sons. NRS 57 When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who was also 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. NRS 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. NRS 59 So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth NIV 59 Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, NRS 60 and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn in the rock. He then rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb and 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. NRS 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there, sitting opposite the tomb. NIV 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were sitting there opposite the tomb. NRS 62 The 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. NRS 63 and said, "Sir, we remember what 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.' NRS 64 Therefore command the tomb to be made secure until the third day; otherwise his disciples may go and steal him away, and tell the people, "He has been raised from the dead,' and the last deception would 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." NRS 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." NRS 66 So they went with the guard and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone. NIV 66 So they went and made the tomb secure by putting a seal on the stone and posting the guard.