1: Then Pilate therefore took Jesus and scourged [him]. 2: And the soldiers having plaited a crown of thorns put it on his head, and put a purple robe on him, 3: and came to him and said, Hail, king of the Jews! and gave him blows on the face. 4: And Pilate went out again and says to them, Lo, I bring him out to you, that ye may know that I find in him no fault whatever. 5: (Jesus therefore went forth without, wearing the crown of thorn, and the purple robe.) And he says to them, Behold the man! 6: When therefore the chief priests and the officers saw him they cried out saying, Crucify, crucify [him]. Pilate says to them, Take him ye and crucify [him], for I find no fault in him. 7: The Jews answered him, We have a law, and according to [our] law he ought to die, because he made himself Son of God. 8: When Pilate therefore heard this word, he was the rather afraid, 9: and went into the praetorium again and says to Jesus, Whence art thou? But Jesus gave him no answer. 10: Pilate therefore says to him, Speakest thou not to me? Dost thou not know that I have authority to release thee and have authority to crucify thee? 11: Jesus answered, Thou hadst no authority whatever against me if it were not given to thee from above. On this account he that has delivered me up to thee has [the] greater sin. 12: From this time Pilate sought to release him; but the Jews cried out saying, If thou releasest this [man], thou art not a friend to Caesar. Every one making himself a king speaks against Caesar. 13: Pilate therefore, having heard these words, led Jesus out and sat down upon [the] judgment-seat, at a place called Pavement, but in Hebrew Gabbatha; 14: (now it was [the] preparation of the passover; it was about the sixth hour;) and he says to the Jews, Behold your king! 15: But they cried out, Take [him] away, take [him] away, crucify him. Pilate says to them, Shall I crucify your king? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar. 16: Then therefore he delivered him up to them, that he might be crucified; and they took Jesus and led him away. 17: And he went out, bearing his cross, to the place called [place] of a skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha; 18: where they crucified him, and with him two others, [one] on this side, and [one] on that, and Jesus in the middle. 19: And Pilate wrote a title also and put it on the cross. But there was written: Jesus the Nazaraean, the King of the Jews. 20: This title therefore many of the Jews read, for the place of the city where Jesus was crucified was near; and it was written in Hebrew, Greek, Latin. 21: The chief priests of the Jews therefore said to Pilate, Do not write, The king of the Jews, but that he said, I am king of the Jews. 22: Pilate answered, What I have written, I have written. 23: The soldiers therefore, when they had crucified Jesus, took his clothes, and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and the body-coat; but the body-coat was seamless, woven through the whole from the top. 24: They said therefore to one another, Let us not rend it, but let us cast lots for it, whose it shall be; that the scripture might be fulfilled which says, They parted my garments among themselves, and on my vesture they cast lots. The soldiers therefore did these things. 25: And by the cross of Jesus stood his mother, and the sister of his mother, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala. 26: Jesus therefore, seeing his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, says to his mother, Woman, behold thy son. 27: Then he says unto the disciple, Behold thy mother. And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home. 28: After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now finished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, says, I thirst. 29: There was a vessel therefore there full of vinegar, and having filled a sponge with vinegar, and putting hyssop round it, they put it up to his mouth. 30: When therefore Jesus had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished; and having bowed his head, he delivered up his spirit. 31: The Jews therefore, that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, for it was [the] preparation, (for the day of that sabbath was a great [day],) demanded of Pilate that their legs might be broken and they taken away. 32: The soldiers therefore came and broke the legs of the first and of the other that had been crucified with him; 33: but coming to Jesus, when they saw that he was already dead they did not break his legs, 34: but one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and immediately there came out blood and water. 35: And he who saw it bears witness, and his witness is true, and he knows that he says true that ye also may believe. 36: For these things took place that the scripture might be fulfilled, Not a bone of him shall be broken. 37: And again another scripture says, They shall look on him whom they pierced. 38: And after these things Joseph of Arimathaea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly through fear of the Jews, demanded of Pilate that he might take the body of Jesus: and Pilate allowed it. He came therefore and took away the body of Jesus. 39: And Nicodemus also, who at first came to Jesus by night, came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds [weight]. 40: They took therefore the body of Jesus and bound it up in linen with the spices, as it is the custom with the Jews to prepare for burial. 41: But there was in the place where he had been crucified a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had ever been laid. 42: There therefore, on account of the preparation of the Jews, because the tomb was near, they laid Jesus.