Mark 15:16-22 NIV

The Soldiers Mock Jesus

15:16-20pp -- Mt 27:27-31

16 The soldiers led Jesus away into the palace1 (that is, the Praetorium) and called together the whole company of soldiers.

References for Mark 15:16

17 They put a purple robe on him, then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on him.
18 And they began to call out to him, "Hail, king of the Jews!"2

References for Mark 15:18

      19 Again and again they struck him on the head with a staff and spit on him. Falling on their knees, they paid homage to him.
      20 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple robe and put his own clothes on him. Then they led him out3 to crucify him.

      References for Mark 15:20

      The Crucifixion

      15:22-32pp -- Mt 27:33-44; Lk 23:33-43; Jn 19:17-24

      21 A certain man from Cyrene,4 Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus,5 was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross.6

      References for Mark 15:21

      22 They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull).