Book 42 of 66: Luke: Chapter 023 of 24

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Jesus Christ





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042:023:001
And the whole multitude of them arose,
and led him unto Pilate.


042:023:002
And they began to accuse him,
saying,
We found this fellow perverting the nation,
and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar,
saying that he himself is Christ a King.


042:023:003
And Pilate asked him,
saying,
Art thou the King of the Jews?
And he answered him and said,
Thou sayest it.


042:023:004
Then said Pilate to the chief priests and to the people,
I find no fault in this man.


042:023:005
And they were the more fierce,
saying,
He stirreth up the people,
teaching throughout all Jewry,
beginning from Galilee to this place.


042:023:006
When Pilate heard of Galilee,
he asked whether the man were a Galilaean.


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And as soon as he knew that he belonged unto Herod's jurisdiction,
he sent him to Herod,
who himself also was at Jerusalem at that time.


042:023:008
And when Herod saw Jesus,
he was exceeding glad:
for he was desirous to see him of a long season,
because he had heard many things of him;
and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him.


042:023:009
Then he questioned with him in many words;
but he answered him nothing.


042:023:010
And the chief priests and scribes stood and vehemently accused him.


042:023:011
And Herod with his men of war set him at nought,
and mocked him,
and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe,
and sent him again to Pilate.


042:023:012
And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together:
for before they were at enmity between themselves.


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And Pilate,
when he had called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people,


042:023:014
Said unto them,
Ye have brought this man unto me,
as one that perverteth the people:
and,
behold,
I,
having examined him before you,
have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him:


042:023:015
No,
nor yet Herod:
for I sent you to him;
and,
lo,
nothing worthy of death is done unto him.


042:023:016
I will therefore chastise him,
and release him.


042:023:017
(For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.)


042:023:018
And they cried out all at once,
saying,
Away with this man,
and release unto us Barabbas:


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(Who for a certain sedition made in the city,
and for murder,
was cast into prison.)


042:023:020
Pilate therefore,
willing to release Jesus,
spake again to them.


042:023:021
But they cried,
saying,
Crucify him,
crucify him.


042:023:022
And he said unto them the third time,
Why,
what evil hath he done?
I have found no cause of death in him:
I will therefore chastise him,
and let him go.


042:023:023
And they were instant with loud voices,
requiring that he might be crucified.
And the voices of them and of the chief priests prevailed.


042:023:024
And Pilate gave sentence that it should be as they required.


042:023:025
And he released unto them him that for sedition and murder was cast into prison,
whom they had desired;
but he delivered Jesus to their will.


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And as they led him away,
they laid hold upon one Simon,
a Cyrenian,
coming out of the country,
and on him they laid the cross,
that he might bear it after Jesus.


042:023:027
And there followed him a great company of people,
and of women,
which also bewailed and lamented him.


042:023:028
But Jesus turning unto them said,
Daughters of Jerusalem,
weep not for me,
but weep for yourselves,
and for your children.


042:023:029
For,
behold,
the days are coming,
in the which they shall say,
Blessed are the barren,
and the wombs that never bare,
and the paps which never gave suck.


042:023:030
Then shall they begin to say to the mountains,
Fall on us;
and to the hills,
Cover us.


042:023:031
For if they do these things in a green tree,
what shall be done in the dry?


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And there were also two other,
malefactors,
led with him to be put to death.


042:023:033
And when they were come to the place,
which is called Calvary,
there they crucified him,
and the malefactors,
one on the right hand,
and the other on the left.


042:023:034
Then said Jesus,
Father,
forgive them;
for they know not what they do.
And they parted his raiment,
and cast lots.


042:023:035
And the people stood beholding.
And the rulers also with them derided him,
saying,
He saved others;
let him save himself,
if he be Christ,
the chosen of God.


042:023:036
And the soldiers also mocked him,
coming to him,
and offering him vinegar,


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And saying,
If thou be the king of the Jews,
save thyself.


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And a superscription also was written over him in letters of Greek,
and Latin,
and Hebrew,
THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.


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And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him,
saying,
If thou be Christ,
save thyself and us.


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But the other answering rebuked him,
saying,
Dost not thou fear God,
seeing thou art in the same condemnation?


042:023:041
And we indeed justly;
for we receive the due reward of our deeds:
but this man hath done nothing amiss.


042:023:042
And he said unto Jesus,
Lord,
remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.


042:023:043
And Jesus said unto him,
Verily I say unto thee,
To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.


042:023:044
And it was about the sixth hour,
and there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.


042:023:045
And the sun was darkened,
and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.


042:023:046
And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice,
he said,
Father,
into thy hands I commend my spirit:
and having said thus,
he gave up the ghost.


042:023:047
Now when the centurion saw what was done,
he glorified God,
saying,
Certainly this was a righteous man.


042:023:048
And all the people that came together to that sight,
beholding the things which were done,
smote their breasts,
and returned.


042:023:049
And all his acquaintance,
and the women that followed him from Galilee,
stood afar off,
beholding these things.


042:023:050
And,
behold,
there was a man named Joseph,
a counsellor;
and he was a good man,
and a just:


042:023:051
(The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;)
he was of Arimathaea,
a city of the Jews:
who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.


042:023:052
This man went unto Pilate,
and begged the body of Jesus.


042:023:053
And he took it down,
and wrapped it in linen,
and laid it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone,
wherein never man before was laid.


042:023:054
And that day was the preparation,
and the sabbath drew on.


042:023:055
And the women also,
which came with him from Galilee,
followed after,
and beheld the sepulchre,
and how his body was laid.


042:023:056
And they returned,
and prepared spices and ointments;
and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.


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