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He is brought before Pilate, CHAP. XVIII. who is willing to release hin. have spoken evil, bear witness! 33 Then Pilate entered into of the evil: but if well, why the judgment-hall again, and smitest thou me ?

called Jesus, and said unto him, 24 (Now Annas had sent him Art thou the King of the Jews ? bound unto Caiaphas the high 34 Jesus answered him, Saypriest.)

Jest thou this thing of thyself, or 25 And Simon Peter stood did others tell it thee of me? and warmed himself. They 35 Pilate answered, Am I a said therefore unto him, Art not Jew? Thine own nation, and thou also one of his disciples? the chief priests, have delivered He denied it, and said, I am thee unto me. What hast thou not.

done ? 26 One of the servants of the 36 Jesus answered, My kinghigh priest (being his kinsman dom is not of this world: if my whose ear Peter cut off) saith, kingdom were of this world, Did not I see thee in the garden then would my servants fight, with him?

Ithat I should not be delivered 27 Peter then denied again: to the Jews : but now is my and immediately the cock crew. kingdom not from hence.

28 1 Then led they Jesus from 37 Pilate therefore said unto Caiaphas unto the hall of judg- him, Art thou a king then ? ment: and it was early; and Jesus answered, Thou sayest they themselves went not into that I am a king. To this end the judgment-hall, lest they was I born, and for this cause should be defiled; but that they came I into the world, that I might eat the passover.

should bear witness unto the 29 Pilate then weut out unto truth. Every one that is of the them, and said, What accusa- truth, heareth my voice. tion bring ye against this man? 38 Pilate saith unto him,

30 They answered and said What is truth? And when he unto him, if he were not a male- had said this, he went out again factor, we would not have de-Junto the Jews, and saith unto livered him up unto thee. them, I find in him no fault

31 Then said Pilate unto at all. them, Take ye him, and judge 39 But ye have a custom that him according to your law. The I should release unto you one at Jews therefore said unto him, It the passover: will ye therefore, is not lawful for us to put any that I release unto you the King man to death :

of the Jews ? 32 That the saying of Jesus 40 Then cried they all again, might be fulfilled, which he saying, Not this man, but Baspake, signifying what death he rabbas. Now Barabbas was a should die.

robber.

a purple robe, they put on him bath the greater se

Christ scourged by Pilate. JOHN,

and led to crucifixion. CHAP. XIX.

1 11 Jesus answered, Thou Christ arraigned and crucified. couldest have no power at all W HEN Pilate therefore took against me, except it were given

I Jesus, and scourged him. thee from above: therefore he

2 And the soldiers platted a that delivered me unto thee crown of thorns, and put it on hath the greater sin. his head, and they put on him 12 And from thenceforth Pi

late sought to release him : but 3 And said, Hail, King of the the Jews cried out, saying, If Jews! and they smote him with thou let this man go, thou art their hands.

not Cesar's friend. Whosoever 4 Pilate therefore went forth maketh himself a king, speaketh again, and saith unto them, Be-against Cesar. hold, I bring him forth to you, 13 | When Pilate therefore that ye may know that I find no heard that saying, he brought fault in him.

Jesus forth, and sat down in the 5 Then came Jesus forth, judgment-seat, in a place that wearing the crown of thorns, and is called the Pavement, but in the purple robe. And Pilate saith the Hebrew, Gabbatha. unto them, Behold the man! 14 And it was the preparation

6 When the chief priests of the passover, and about the therefore and officers saw him, sixth hour: and he saith unto they cried out, saying, Crucify the Jews, Behold your King! him, crucify him. Pilate saith 15 But they cried out, Away unto them, Take ye him, and with him, away with him, crucify crucify him : for I find no fault him. Pilate saith unto them, in him.

Shall I crucify your King ? The on The Jews answered him, chief priests answered, We have We have a law, and by our law no king but Cesar. · he ought to die, because he 16 Then delivered he hiin made himself the Son of God. therefore unto them to be cru

8 | When Pilate therefore cified. And they took Jesus, heard that saying, he was the and led him away. more afraid ;

| 17 And he bearing his cross 9 And went again into the went forth into a place called judgment-hall, and saith unto the place of a skull, which is Jesus, Whence art thou? But called in the Hebrew, Golgotha: Jesus gave him no answer. 18 Where they crucified him,

10 Then saith Pilate unto and two others with him, on him, Speakest thou not unto either side one, and Jesus in me? knowest thou not, that I the midst. have power to crucify thee, and 19 | And Pilate wrote a title, have power to release thee? land put it on the cross. And

Lots cast for his vesture : CHAP. XIX. His death upon the cross.
the writing was, JESUS OF (from that hour that disciple took
NAZARETH, THE KING OF her unto his own home.
THE JEWS.

28 | After this, Jesus knowing 20 This title then read many that all things were now accomof the Jews: for the place where plished, that the scripture might Jesus was crucified was nigh to be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. the city: and it was written in 29 Now there was set a vessel Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. full of vinegar: and they filled

21 Then said the chief priests a sponge with vinegar, and put. of the Jews to Pilate, Write not, it upon hyssop, and put it to his The King of the Jews; but mouth. that he said, I am King of the 30 When Jesus therefore had Jews.

received the vinegar, he said, It 22 Pilate answered, What I is finished : and he bowed his have written, I have written. head, and gave up the ghost.

23 | Then the soldiers, when 31 The Jews therefore, bethey had crucified Jesus, took cause it was the preparation, his garments, and made four that the bodies should not parts, to every soldier a part; remain upon the cross on the and also his coat: now the coat sabbath-day, (for that sabbathwas without seam, woven from day was a high-day) besought the top throughout.

Pilate that their legs might be 24 They said therefore among broken, and that they might be themselves, Let us not rend it, taken away. but cast lots for it whose it shall 32 Then came the soldiers, be: that the scripture might be and brake the legs of the first, fulfilled, which saith, They part- and of the other which was crued my raiment among them, and cified with him. for my vesture they did cast lots. 33 But when they came to These things therefore the sol- Jesus, and saw that he was dead diers did.

already, they brake not his legs : 25 | Now there stood by the 34 But one of the soldiers cross of Jesus, his mother, and with a spear pierced his side, his mother's sister, Mary the and forthwith came thereout wife of Cleophas, and Mary blood and water. Magdalene.

35 And he that saw it, bare 26 When Jesus therefore saw record, and his record is true : his mother, and the disciple and he knoweth that he saith standing by whom he loved, he true, that ye might believe. saith unto his mother, Woman, 36 For these things were behold thy son!

done, that the scripture should 27 Then saith he to the dis- be fulfilled, A bone of him shall ciple, Behold thy mother! And not be broken.

Christ buried by Joseph: JOHN,

His resurrection. 37 And again another scrip-Lord out of the sepulchre, and ture saith, They shall look on we know not where they have him whom they pierced. laid him.

38 | And after this, Joseph 3 Peter therefore went forth, of Arimathea (being a disciple and that other disciple, and of Jesus, but secretly for fear of came to the sepulchre. the Jews) besought Pilate that 4 So they ran both together: he might take away the body and the other disciple did outof Jesus: and Pilate gave him run Peter, and came first to the leave. He came therefore and sepulchre. . took the body of Jesus.

5 And he stooping down, 39 And there came also Ni- and looking in, saw the linen codemus (which at the first clothes lying; yet went he not came to Jesus by night) and in. brought a mixture of myrrh and 6 Then cometh Simon Peter aloes, about a hundred pounds following him, and went into the weight.

sepulchre,. and seeth the linen 40 Then took they the body clothes lie; of Jesus, and wound it in linen 7 And the napkin that was clothes with the spices, as the about his head, not lying with manner of the Jews is to bury. the linen clothes, but wrapped

41 Now in the place where together in a place by itself. he was crucified, there was a 8 Then went in also that garden; and in the garden a other disciple, which came first new sepulchre, wherein was to the sepulchre, and he saw, never man yet laid. - land believed.

42 There laid they Jesus 9 For as yet they knew not therefore, because of the Jews' the scripture, that he must rise preparation-day; for the sepul- again from the dead. chre was nigh at hand. | 10 Then the disciples went CHAP. XX.

away again unto their own Christ's resurrection. home. THE first day of the week 11 | But Mary stood without

cometh Mary Magdalene at the sepulchre weeping : and early, when it was yet dark, as she wept she stooped down unto the sepulchre, and seeth and looked into the sepulchre, the stone taken away from the 12 And seeth two angels in sepulchre.

white, sitting, the one at the 2 Then she runneth, and head, and the other at the feet, cometh to Simon Peter, and to where the body of Jesus had the other disciple whom Jesus lain. loved, and saith unto them, 13 And they say unto her, They have taken away the Woman, why weepest thou ?

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He appeareth to Mary. . CHAP. XX. , Thomas's incredulity.
She saith unto them, Because disciples glad when they saw
they have taken away my Lord, the Lord.
and I know not where they have 21 Then said Jesus to them
laid him.

again, Peace be unto you: as
14 And when she had thus my Father hath sent me, even
said, she turned herself back, so send I you.
and saw Jesus standing, and 22 And when he had said this,
knew not that it was Jesus. he breathed on them, and saith

15 Jesus saith unto her, Wo-unto them, Receive ye the Holy man, why weepest thou ? whom Ghost. seekest thou ? She, supposing 23 Whose soever sins ye him to be the gardener, saith remit, they are remitted unto unto him, Sir, if thou have borne them; and whose soever sins ye him hence, tell me where thou retain, they are retained. hast laid him, and I will take 24 | But Thomas, one of the him away.

Itwelve, called Didymus, was 16 Jesus saith unto her, Ma- not with them when Jesus came. ry. She turned herself, and 25 The other disciples theresaith unto him, Rabboni, which fore said unto him, We have is to say, Master.

seen the Lord. But he said 17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch unto them, Except I shall see me not: for I am not yet as- in his hands the print of the cended to my Father: but go nails, and put my finger into the to my brethren, and say unto print of the nails, and thrust my them, I ascend unto my Father hand into his side, I will not and your Father, and to my God believe. . and your God.

| 26 | And after eight days 18 Mary Magdalene came again his disciples were within, and told the disciples that she and Thomas with them : then had seen the Lord, and that he came Jesus, the doors being had spoken these things unto shut, and stood in the midst, her.

and said, Peace be unto you. 19 | Then the same day at 27 Then saith he to Thomas, evening, being the first day of Reach hither thy finger, and the week, when the doors were behold my hands; and reach shut where the disciples were hither thy hand, and thrust it assembled for fear of the Jews, into my side; and be not faithcame Jesus and stood in the less, but believing. midst, and saith unto them, 28 And Thomas answered Peace be unto you.

and said unto him, My Lord · 20 And when he had so said, and my God. he shewed unto them his hands 29 Jesus saith unto him, Thoand his side. Then were thelmas, because thou hast seen me,

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