Matthew 27:32

The Crucifixion of Jesus

32 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross.

Matthew 27:32 in Other Translations

KJV
32 And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.
ESV
32 As they went out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name. They compelled this man to carry his cross.
NLT
32 Along the way, they came across a man named Simon, who was from Cyrene, and the soldiers forced him to carry Jesus’ cross.
MSG
32 Along the way they came on a man from Cyrene named Simon and made him carry Jesus' cross.
CSB
32 As they were going out, they found a Cyrenian man named Simon. They forced this man to carry His cross.

Matthew 27:32 In-Context

30 They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again.
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.
32 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross.
33 They came to a place called Golgotha (which means “the place of the skull”).
34 There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Hebrews 13:12
  • 2. Acts 2:10; Acts 6:9; Acts 11:20; Acts 13:1
  • 3. Mark 15:21; Luke 23:26
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