30 Then they spat on him, took the staff, and kept hitting him on the head. 31 After they had mocked him, they stripped him of the robe, put his own clothes on him, and led him away to crucify him.a
32 As they were going out, they found a Cyrenian man named Simon. They forced him to carry his cross.b 33 When they came to a place called Golgothac (which means Place of the Skull), 34 they gave him wineA mixed with gall to drink. But when he tasted it, he refused to drink it. 35 After crucifying him, they divided his clothes by casting lots.B,d 36 Then they sat down and were guarding him there. 37 Above his head they put up the charge against him in writing: This Is Jesus, the King of the Jews.