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Mark 15:20

20 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple robe and put his own clothes on him. Then they led him out to crucify him.

Read Mark 15:20 Using Other Translations

And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify 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.
When they were finally tired of mocking him, they took off the purple robe and put his own clothes on him again. Then they led him away to be crucified.

What does Mark 15:20 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 15:20

And when they had mocked him
To their satisfaction, and had had enough of this sort of diversion:

they took off the purple from him;
and so, in their way, unkinged him;

and put his own clothes on him:
both that he might be known to be the same person; and that the four soldiers, who had the charge of him, might have the perquisites of his clothes at his execution:

and led him out to crucify him:
they led him out of the "praetorium", or judgment hall, and through the city, without the gates of it, to the usual place of crucifixion; he bearing his own cross, when first led out.

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