Mark 15
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1And immediately, in the morning, the chief priests having made a consultation with the elders, and scribes, and the whole Sanhedrin, having bound Jesus, led [Him] away, and delivered [Him] to Pilate; 2and Pilate questioned Him, “Are You the King of the Jews?” And He answering said to him, “You say [it].” 3And the chief priests were accusing Him of many things, [but He answered nothing.] 4And Pilate again questioned Him, saying, “You do not answer anything? Behold, how many things they testify against You!” 5And Jesus no longer answered anything, so that Pilate wondered.

6And at every celebration he was releasing to them one prisoner, whomsoever they were asking for; 7and there was [one] named Barabbas, bound with those making insurrection with him, who had committed murder in the insurrection. 8And the multitude having cried out, began to ask for themselves as he was always doing to them, 9and Pilate answered them, saying, “Will you [that] I will release to you the King of the Jews?” 10For he knew that the chief priests had delivered Him up because of envy; 11and the chief priests moved the multitude that he might rather release Barabbas to them.

12And Pilate answering, again said to them, “What, then, will you [that] I will do to Him whom you call King of the Jews?” 13And they again cried out, “Crucify Him!” 14And Pilate said to them, “Why—what evil did He do?” And they cried out the more vehemently, “Crucify Him!” 15And Pilate, resolving to do that which [was] satisfactory to the multitude, released Barabbas to them, and delivered up Jesus—having scourged [Him]—that He might be crucified.

16And the soldiers led Him away into the hall, which is [the] Praetorium, and call together the whole band, 17and clothe Him with purple, and having plaited a garland of thorns, they put [it] on Him, 18and began to greet Him, “Hail, King of the Jews!” 19And they were striking Him on the head with a reed, and were spitting on Him, and having bent the knee, were prostrating to Him, 20and when they [had] mocked Him, they took the purple from off Him, and clothed Him in His own garments, and they led Him forth, that they may crucify Him.

21And they impress a certain one passing by—Simon, a Cyrenian, coming from the field, the father of Alexander and Rufus—that he may carry His cross,

22and they bring Him to the place [called] Golgotha, which is, being interpreted, “Place of [the] Skull”; 23and they were giving Him wine mingled with myrrh to drink, and He did not receive [it]. 24And having crucified Him, they were dividing His garments, casting a lot on them, what each may take; 25and it was the third hour, and they crucified Him; 26and the inscription of His accusation was written above: “THE KING OF THE JEWS.”

27And they crucify two robbers with Him, one on the right hand and one on His left, 28[[and the Writing was fulfilled that is saying, “And He was numbered with lawless ones.”]] 29And those passing by were slandering Him, shaking their heads, and saying, “Ha! The [One] throwing down the temple, and building [it] in three days! 30Save Yourself, and come down from the cross!” 31And in like manner also the chief priests, mocking with one another, with the scribes, said, “He saved others; He is not able to save Himself. 32The Christ! The King of Israel—let Him come down now from the cross, that we may see and believe”; and those crucified with Him were reproaching Him.

33And the sixth hour having come, darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, 34and at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a great voice, saying, “Eloi, Eloi, lamma sabachthani?” Which is, being interpreted, “My God, My God, why did You forsake Me?” 35And certain of those standing by, having heard, said, “Behold, He calls Elijah”; 36and one having run, and having filled a sponge with vinegar, having also put [it] on a reed, was giving Him to drink, saying, “Let alone, let us see if Elijah comes to take Him down.” 37And Jesus having uttered a loud cry, yielded the spirit, 38and the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom, 39and the centurion who was standing opposite Him, having seen that, having so cried out, He yielded the spirit, said, “Truly this Man was [the] Son of God.”

40And there were also women beholding far off, among whom was also Mary the Magdalene, and Mary of James the less, and of Joses, and Salome, 41who also, when He was in Galilee, were following Him and were ministering to Him, and many other women who came up with Him to Jerusalem.

42And now evening having come, seeing it was the Preparation, that is, before Sabbath, 43Joseph of Arimathea, an honorable counselor, who also himself was waiting for the Kingdom of God, came, boldly entered in to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. 44And Pilate wondered if He were already dead, and having called near the centurion, questioned him if He were long dead, 45and having known [it] from the centurion, he granted the body to Joseph. 46And he, having brought fine linen, and having taken Him down, wrapped Him in the linen, and laid Him in a tomb that had been hewn out of a rock, and he rolled a stone to the door of the tomb, 47and Mary the Magdalene, and Mary of Joses, were beholding where He is laid.


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