And they clothed him in a purple cloak, and plaiting a crown of thorns they put it on him.
And they began to salute him, "Hail, King of the Jews!"
And they struck his head with a reed, and spat upon him, and they knelt down in homage to him.
And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the purple cloak, and put his own clothes on him. And they led him out to crucify him.
And they compelled a passer-by, Simon of Cyre'ne, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross.
And they brought him to the place called Gol'gotha (which means the place of a skull).
And they offered him wine mingled with myrrh; but he did not take it.
And they crucified him, and divided his garments among them, casting lots for them, to decide what each should take.
And it was the third hour, when they crucified him.
And the inscription of the charge against him read, "The King of the Jews."
And with him they crucified two robbers, one on his right and one on his left.
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)