Matt. 27:26–34; Luke 23:24–32; John 19:16–22
15 kSo Pilate, wanting to gratify the crowd, released Barabbas to them; and he delivered Jesus, after he had scourged Him, to be lcrucified.
16 mThen the soldiers led Him away into the hall called 3Praetorium, and they called together the whole garrison. 17 And they clothed Him with purple; and they twisted a crown of thorns, put it on His head, 18 and began to salute Him, “Hail, King of the Jews!” 19 Then they nstruck Him on the head with a reed and spat on Him; and bowing the knee, they worshiped Him. 20 And when they had omocked Him, they took the purple off Him, put His own clothes on Him, and led Him out to crucify Him.
21 pThen they compelled a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian, the father of Alexander and Rufus, as he was coming out of the country and passing by, to bear His cross. 22 qAnd they brought Him to the place Golgotha, which is translated, Place of a Skull. 23 rThen they gave Him wine mingled with myrrh to drink, but He did not take it.
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