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2. And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, saying that He Himself is Christ, a King."
3. Then Pilate asked Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" He answered him and said, "It is as you say."
5. But they were the more fierce, saying, "He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee to this place."
7. And as soon as he knew that He belonged to Herod's jurisdiction, he sent Him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time.
8. Now when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceedingly glad; for he had desired for a long time to see Him, because he had heard many things about Him, and he hoped to see some miracle done by Him.
11. Then Herod, with his men of war, treated Him with contempt and mocked Him, arrayed Him in a gorgeous robe, and sent Him back to Pilate.
12. That very day Pilate and Herod became friends with each other, for previously they had been at enmity with each other.
14. said to them, "You have brought this Man to me, as one who misleads the people. And indeed, having examined Him in your presence, I have found no fault in this Man concerning those things of which you accuse Him;
15. no, neither did Herod, for I sent you back to him; and indeed nothing deserving of death has been done by Him.
22. Then he said to them the third time, "Why, what evil has He done? I have found no reason for death in Him. I will therefore chastise Him and let Him go."
23. But they were insistent, demanding with loud voices that He be crucified. And the voices of these men and of the chief priests prevailed.
25. And he released to them the one they requested, who for rebellion and murder had been thrown into prison; but he delivered Jesus to their will.
26. Now as they led Him away, they laid hold of a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian, who was coming from the country, and on him they laid the cross that he might bear it after Jesus.
28. But Jesus, turning to them, said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.
29. For indeed the days are coming in which they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, wombs that never bore, and breasts which never nursed!'
33. And when they had come to the place called Calvary, there they crucified Him, and the criminals, one on the right hand and the other on the left.
"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." And they divided His garments and cast lots.
35. And the people stood looking on. But even the rulers with them sneered, saying, "He saved others; let Him save Himself if He is the Christ, the chosen of God."
38. And an inscription also was written over Him in letters of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew: THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
39. Then one of the criminals who were hanged blasphemed Him, saying, "If You are the Christ, save Yourself and us."
40. But the other, answering, rebuked him, saying, "Do you not even fear God, seeing you are under the same condemnation?
41. And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds; but this Man has done nothing wrong."
44. Now it was about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.
46. And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, He said, "Father, 'into Your hands I commit My spirit.' " Having said this, He breathed His last.
47. So when the centurion saw what had happened, he glorified God, saying, "Certainly this was a righteous Man!"
48. And the whole crowd who came together to that sight, seeing what had been done, beat their breasts and returned.
49. But all His acquaintances, and the women who followed Him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.
51. He had not consented to their decision and deed. He was from Arimathea, a city of the Jews, who himself was also waiting for the kingdom of God.
53. Then he took it down, wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a tomb that was hewn out of the rock, where no one had ever lain before.
55. And the women who had come with Him from Galilee followed after, and they observed the tomb and how His body was laid.