19 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him.
2 And the soldiers, plaiting a crown out of thorns, placed it upon his head, and a purple robe cast they about him;
3 and kept coming unto him, and saying—Joy to thee! O King of the Jews!—and were giving unto him smart blows.
4 And Pilate went forth again outside, and saith unto them—See! I lead him unto you outside, that ye may take knowledge that no single fault do I find in him.
5 Jesus therefore came forth outside, wearing the thorn crown and the purple mantle. And he saith unto them—Lo! the Man!
6 When therefore the High-priests and the officers saw him they cried aloud saying—Crucify! Crucify! Pilate saith unto them—Ye take him, and crucify; for I find not in him a fault.
7 The Jews answered him—We have a law, and according to the law he ought to die, because Son of God himself he made.
8 When therefore Pilate heard this word he was the more afraid;
9 and entered into the judgment-hall again, and saith unto Jesus—Whence art thou? But Jesus gave him no answer.
10 Pilate therefore saith unto him—Unto me dost thou not speak? Knowest thou not that authority have I to release thee, and authority have I to crucify thee?
11 Jesus answered him—Thou couldst have had no authority against me at all, if it had not been given unto thee from above. Therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath greater sin.
12 For this cause Pilate began seeking to release him; but the Jews cried aloud saying—If this man thou release thou art not a friend of Caesar, for every one who maketh himself king speaketh against Caesar.
13 Pilate therefore when he heard these words led Jesus outside, and sat down upon a raised seat in a place called Pavement, but in Hebrew Gabbatha.
14 Now it was the preparation of the passover,—it was about the sixth hour. And he saith unto the Jews—See! your King!
15 They therefore cried aloud—Away! away! Crucify him! Pilate saith unto them—Your king shall I crucify? The High-priests answered—We have no king but Caesar!
16 Then therefore he delivered him up unto them, that he might be crucified. They took possession therefore of Jesus.
17 And bearing for himself the cross he went forth unto the so-called Skull-place, which is named in Hebrew Golgotha;
18 where him they crucified; and with him other two, on this side and on that, and in the midst Jesus.
19 And Pilate wrote a title also, and placed on the cross; and there was written—JESUS THE NAZARENE, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
20 This title therefore read many of the Jews, because near was the place to the city where Jesus was crucified; and it was written in Hebrew, in Latin, in Greek.
21 The High-priests of the Jews therefore were saying unto Pilate—Do not be writing The King of the Jews; but that he said King of the Jews I am.
22 Pilate answered—What I have written I have written!
23 The soldiers therefore when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts unto each soldier a part; also the tunic. Howbeit the tunic was without seam from above woven throughout.
24 They said therefore one to another—Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it whose it shall be;—that the Scripture might be fulfilled—They parted my garments amongst them, And for my vestment they cast lots:—yea verily the soldiers these things did.
25 And there were standing by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary the Magdalene.
26 Jesus therefore seeing his mother and the disciple whom he loved saith unto his mother—O woman, see! thy son!
27 Afterwards he saith unto the disciple—See! thy mother! And from that hour the disciple took her unto his own home.
28 After this Jesus knowing that already all things have been finished,—that the Scripture might be fulfilled saith—I thirst!
29 A vessel was standing full of vinegar. A sponge therefore full of the vinegar, put about hyssop brought they unto his mouth.
30 When therefore he had received the vinegar Jesus said—It is finished! and bowing his head, delivered up his spirit.
31 The Jews therefore since it was a preparation that the bodies might not remain upon the cross during the Sabbath,—for that Sabbath day was great requested Pilate that their legs might be broken and they be taken away.
32 The soldiers therefore came; and of the first indeed brake the legs, and of the other who was crucified with him,—
33 but coming unto Jesus when they saw that already he was dead they brake not his legs;—
34 but one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and there came out straightway blood and water.
35 And he that hath seen hath borne witness; and genuine is his testimony, and he knoweth that he saith what is true, that ye also may believe.
36 For these things came to pass, that the Scripture might be fulfilled—A bone thereof shall not be crushed;
37 and again a different Scripture saith—They shall look unto him whom they pierced.
38 But after these things Joseph from Arimathaea being a disciple of Jesus, but having kept it secret for fear of the Jews requested Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave permission. He came therefore and took away his body.
39 There came moreover Nicodemus also,—he that came unto him by night at the first,—bearing a roll of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds’ weight.
40 So they received the body of Jesus and bound it in linen-bandages with the spices,—just as it is a custom with the Jews to prepare for burial.
41 Now there was in the place where he was crucified a garden; and in the garden an unused tomb wherein as yet no one had been laid.
42 So there by reason of the preparation of the Jews, because near was the tomb laid they Jesus.