John 19:1-3

Jesus Sentenced to Be Crucified

1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged.
2 The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe
3 and went up to him again and again, saying, “Hail, king of the Jews!” And they slapped him in the face.

John 19:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him.
ESV
1 Then Pilate took Jesus and flogged him.
NLT
1 Then Pilate had Jesus flogged with a lead-tipped whip.
MSG
1 So Pilate took Jesus and had him whipped.
CSB
1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had Him flogged.

John 19:1-3 In-Context

1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged.
2 The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe
3 and went up to him again and again, saying, “Hail, king of the Jews!” And they slapped him in the face.
4 Once more Pilate came out and said to the Jews gathered there, “Look, I am bringing him out to you to let you know that I find no basis for a charge against him.”
5 When Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, Pilate said to them, “Here is the man!”
6 As soon as the chief priests and their officials saw him, they shouted, “Crucify! Crucify!” But Pilate answered, “You take him and crucify him. As for me, I find no basis for a charge against him.”
7 The Jewish leaders insisted, “We have a law, and according to that law he must die, because he claimed to be the Son of God.”

Cross References 3

  • 1. Deuteronomy 25:3; Isaiah 50:6; Isaiah 53:5; Matthew 27:26
  • 2. Matthew 27:29
  • 3. John 18:22
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