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John 18:28–19:30

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28 qThen led they Jesus from rCaiaphas unto ||the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, slest they should be defiled; but tthat they might eat the passover. 29 uPilate then went out unto them, and said, What accusation bring ye against this man? 30 They answered and said unto him, If he were not a xmalefactor, we would not have delivered him up unto thee. 31 Then said Pilate unto them, Take ye him, and yjudge him according to your law. The Jews therefore said unto him, It is not lawful for us to put any man to death: 32 That the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, zsignifying what death he should die. 33 Then Pilate entered into the judgment hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, aArt thou the King of the Jews? 34 Jesus answered him, Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or did others tell it thee of me? 35 Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation and the chief priests have delivered thee unto me: what hast thou done? 36 Jesus answered, bMy kingdom is not cof this world: if my kingdom were cof this world, then would dmy servants efight, that I should not fbe delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. 37 Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, gThou sayest that I am a king. hTo this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should ibear witness unto kthe truth. lEvery one that is of the truth heareth my voice. 38 Pilate saith unto him, What is truth? And when he had said this, he mwent out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, nI find in him no fault at all. 39 oBut ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews? 40 Then cried they all pagain, saying, qNot this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was ra robber.

19 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and ascourged him. And bthe soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him ca purple robe, And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they dsmote him with their hands. Pilate therefore ewent forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that efI find no fault in him. Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man! When the chief priests therefore and gofficers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Take ye him, and crucify him: for fI find no fault in him. The Jews answered him, hWe have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because ihe made himself the Son of God.

When Pilate therefore heard that saying, khe was the more afraid; And went lagain into the judgment hall, and saith unto Jesus, mWhence art thou? But nJesus gave him no answer. 10 Then saith Pilate unto him, Speakest thou not unto me? knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee? 11 Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no opower at all against me, except it were pgiven thee qfrom above: therefore rhe that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin. 12 And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar’s friend: swhosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar. 13 When Pilate therefore heard that saying, the brought Jesus forth, and sat down in uthe judgment seat in a place that is called the Pavement, but win the Hebrew, Gabbatha. 14 And it was xthe preparation of the passover, and about ythe sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, zBehold your King! 15 But they cried out, zzAway with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, aWe have no king but Caesar. 16 Then bdelivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified.

And cthey took Jesus, and led him away. 17 And he dbearing his cross ewent forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: 18 Where they crucified him, and ftwo other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst. 19 And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, gJESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS. 20 This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was enigh to the city: and it was written hin Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. 21 Then said the chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, Write not, The King of the Jews; but that he said, I am King of the Jews. 22 Pilate answered, iWhat I have written I have written. 23 kThen the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, lto every soldier a part; and also his coat: now the coat was mwithout seam, ||woven from the top throughout. 24 They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be: that the scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, nThey parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots. These things therefore the soldiers did.

25 oNow there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, pMary the wife of ||qCleophas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, rwhom he loved, he saith unto his mother, sWoman, behold thy son! 27 Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto this own home.

28 After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that uthe scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. 29 Now there was set xa vessel full of vinegar: and ythey filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon zhyssop, and put it to his mouth. 30 When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, aIt is finished: and he bowed his head, and bgave up the ghost.

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Or, Pilate’s house, ver. 33. ch. 19:9. See Matt. 27:27.

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ch. 19:14.

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a

See Luke 23:2.

b

So Dan. 2:44. & 7:14, 27. Comp. ch. 6:15.

c

See ch. 8:23.

c

See ch. 8:23.

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ch. 19:16.

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h

So ch. 12:27.

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ch. 17:17, 19.

l

So ch. 8:47. 1 John 3:18, 19. & 4:6.

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ch. 19:4. Comp. ver. 33.

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ver. 30? Comp. Mark 15:13.

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To ver. 5, Matt. 27:27–29. Mark 15:16–18.

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ver. 5. See Judg. 8:26.

d

ch. 18:22 (Gk.).

e

ch. 18:38.

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ch. 18:38.

f

So ver. 6.

g

ch. 18:3, &c. See Matt. 26:58.

f

So ver. 6.

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Comp. Matt. 27:19.

l

ch. 18:33. Comp. ch. 19:1.

m

See ch. 7:27.

n

Comp. ch. 18:37. See Matt. 26:63.

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Luke 22:53. So ch. 7:30.

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q

See ch. 3:3, 7 marg.

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Comp. ch. 11:50. & 18:14.

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ver. 9.

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ver. 17, 20. See Acts 21:40.

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ver. 31, 42. ch. 18:28. See Matt. 27:62.

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ch. 4:6. Comp. Mark 15:25.

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ver. 18, 19, 21.

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Comp. Ex. 28:32.

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Or, wrought.

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Cited from Ps. 22:18.

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Comp. Matt. 27:56.

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Or, Clopas.

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See ch. 13:23.

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ch. 2:4.

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See ch. 16:32 marg.

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See Luke 8:16.

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a

So ch. 17:4.

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