A passerby named Simon, who was from Cyrene, was coming in from the countryside just then, and the soldiers forced him to carry Jesus’ cross. 34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? 46 Joseph bought a long sheet of linen cloth. 9 “Would you like me to release to you this ‘King of the Jews’?” Pilate asked. 24 Then the soldiers nailed him to the cross. 17 They dressed him in a purple robe, and they wove thorn branches into a crown and put it on his head. Then at three o’clock Jesus called out with a loud voice, “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?”. 32 Let this Messiah, this King of Israel, come down from the cross so we can see it and believe him!” Even the men who were crucified with Jesus ridiculed him. 40 There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome; 41 (Who also, when he was in Galilee, followed him, and ministered unto him;) and many other women which came up with him unto Jerusalem. 15 And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him to Pilate. 8 The crowd went to Pilate and asked him to release a prisoner as usual. Mark 15 Jesus’ Trial before Pilate 1 Very early in the morning the leading priests, the elders, and the teachers of religious law—the entire high council —met to discuss their next step. They bound Jesus, led him away, and took him to Pilate, the Roman governor. When they were finally tired of mocking him, they took off the purple robe and put his own clothes on him again. 30 Save thyself, and come down from the cross. 15 Very early in the morning the leading priests, the elders, and the teachers of religious law—the entire high council[a]—met to discuss their next step. 18 And began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews! “He saved others,” they scoffed, “but he can’t save himself! Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. (For he realized by now that the leading priests had arrested Jesus out of envy.). [e], 29 The people passing by shouted abuse, shaking their heads in mockery. “Wait!” he said. “Would you like me to release to you this ‘King of the Jews’?” Pilate asked. 46 And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulchre. 30 Well then, save yourself and come down from the cross!”. And they struck him on the head with a reed stick, spit on him, and dropped to their knees in mock worship. (Simon was the father of Alexander and Rufus.) 39 When the Roman officer[g] who stood facing him[h] saw how he had died, he exclaimed, “This man truly was the Son of God!”. Some of the bystanders misunderstood and thought he was calling for the prophet Elijah. “You said you were going to destroy the Temple and rebuild it in three days. 42 This all happened on Friday, the day of preparation,[j] the day before the Sabbath. —met to discuss their next step. So to pacify the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas to them. 34 Then at three o’clock Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?”[f], 35 Some of the bystanders misunderstood and thought he was calling for the prophet Elijah. 2 Pilate asked Jesus, “Are you the king of the Jews?”. the day before the Sabbath. 38 And the curtain in the sanctuary of the Temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. They offered him wine drugged with myrrh, but he refused it. And they brought Jesus to a place called Golgotha (which means “Place of the Skull”). 33 At noon, darkness fell across the whole land until three o’clock. 6 Now it was the governor’s custom each year during the Passover celebration to release one prisoner—anyone the people requested. 12 Pilate asked them, “Then what should I do with this man you call the king of the Jews?”, 14 “Why?” Pilate demanded. They bound Jesus, led him away, and took him to Pilate, the Roman governor.