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LUKE XXIII. therefore, willing to release

Jesus, spake again to them. 21 But they cried, saying ;

Crucify him, crucify bim. 22 And he said unto them the

third time; Why, what evil hath he done? I have found no cause of death in him ;

I will therefore chastise him, 23 and let him go. And they

instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified.


2 him.


And the voices of them, 19 Then Pilate therefore and of the chief priests,

took Jesus, and scourged 24 prevailed. And Pilate gave


the soldiers sentence that it should be as platted a crown of thorns, 25 they required. And he re and put it on his head, and

leased him that for sedition they put on him a purple and murder was cast into 3 robe, and said ; Hail, King prison, whom they had de of the Jews!

and they sired; but he delivered Je smote him with their hands. sus to their will.


went forth again, and saith unto them; Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that

I find no fault in him. 5 (Then came Jesus forth,

wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe.) And

Pilate saith unto them; 6 Behold the man ! When

the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying; Crucisy him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them

; him, and crucify him; for I 7 find no fault in him. The

Jews answered him; We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he

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JOHN XIX. made himself the Son of 8 God.

When Pilate therefore heard that saying, 9 he was the more afraid ; and

went again into the judg-
ment-hall, and saith unto
5 ;

Whence art thou?
But Jesus gave him no an-

Then saith Pilate unto him ; Speakest thou not unto me? knowest thou not, that I have power to crucify thee, and have

pow11 er to release thee? Jesus

answered ; Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above ; therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.

And from thenceforth Pilate sought 10 release him. But the Jews cried out, saying ; If thou let this man go, thou art not Cesar's friend; whosoever maketh

himself a king, speaketh 13 against Cesar. When Pi

late therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment-seat, in a place that is called the Pavement,

but in the Hebrew, Gab14 batha ; (and it was the

preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour ;)

and he saith unto the Jews; 15 Behold your king ! But

they cried out; Away with him, away with him ; crucify him.

Pilate saith unto them ; Shall I crucify your

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And as they came out, 21 And they compelone they found a man of Cyrene, Simon a Cyrenian, who Siinon by name ; him they passed by, coming out of

compelled to bear his cross. the country, (the father 33 And when they were come of Alexander and Rufus,) unto a place called Golgotha, 22 to bear his cross.

And they that is to say, a place of a bring him unto the place 34 skull, they gave him vinegar Golgotha ; which is, being

to drink mingled with gall; interpreted, the place of a and when he had tasted 23 skull. And they gave him

thereof, he would not drink. to drink wine mingled with 35 And they crucified him, and myrrh ; but he received it

parteu his garments, casting 24 not. And when they had 36 lots. And sitting down they crucified him, they part his 37 watched him there. And

garments, casting lots upon they set up over his head

them, what every man should his accusation written ; 25 take. And it was the third 6 THIS IS JESUS THE

hour, and they crucified him. KING OF THE JEWS.” 26 And the superscription of 38 Then were there two thieves his accusation was written crucified with him ; one on over ;

" THE KING OF the right hand, and another 27 THE JEWS.” And with 39 on the left.

him they crucified two that passed by, reviled hiin, thieves; the one on his right 40 wagging their heads, and hand, and the other on his

saying; Thou that destroy- 28 left. And the scripture was
est the temple, and buildest fulfilled, which saith ; " And
it in three days, save thy he was numbered with the
self; if thou be the Son of 29 transgressors."
God, come down from the

that passed by, railed on hiin,
Likewise also the

wagging their heads, and chief priests, mocking him, saying ; Ah; thou that des

with the scribes and elders, troyest the temple, and build42 said; saved others, him- 30 est it in three days; save

self he cannot save ; if he thyself, and come down from be the King of Israel, let 31 the cross. Likewise also

And they

And they

41 Cross.



King ?

The chief priests answered ; We have

no 16 king but Cesar. Then de

livered he him therefore unto them to be erucified. And they took Jesus, and

led him away.


And as they led him away, 17 And he bearing his cross they laid hold upon one Si went forth into a place called mon a Cyrenian, coming out the place of a skull, which of the country, and on bim is called in the Hebrew,

hey laid the cross, that he 18 Golgotha ; where they cruci

might bear it after Jesus. fied him, and two other with 27 And there followed him a bim, on either side one, and

great company of people, 19 Jesus in the midst. And and of women ; which also Pilate wrote a tiile, and put

bewailed and lamented hiin. it on the cross. And the 28 But Jesus turning unto them, writing was ; 66 JESUS

said ; Daughters of Jerusa OF NAZARETH, THE lem, weep not for me; but KING OF THE JEWS.”

weep for yourselves and for 20 This title then read many of 29 your children. For, beholt, the Jews, for the place where

the days are coming in the Jesus was crucified was nigh which they shall say ; Bles to the city; and it was writsed are the barren, and the ten in Hebrew, and Greek, wombs that never bare, and 21 and Latin. Then said the

the paps which never gave chiel priests of the Jews to 30 suck. Then shall they be Pilate; Write not ; The

gin to say to the mountains ; King of the Jews; but that

Fall on us; and to the hills; he said ; I am King of the 31 Cover us. For if they do 22 Jews. Pilate answered these things in a green-tree,

What I have written, I have what shall be done in the 23 written. Then the sol32 dry ?

And there were diers, when they had crucialso two other, malefactors, fied Jesus, took his garments, led to be put to death with (and made four parts, to evhim.

ery soldier a part,) and also And when they were come

his coat. Now the coat was to the place which is called without seam, woven from Calvary, there they crucified 24 the top throughout. They him, and the malefactors ; said therefore among them

one on the right hand, and selves; Let us not rend it, 34 the other on the left. Then but cast lots for it, whose it


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