The Crucifixion

16 So he then (A)handed Him over to them to be crucified.

17 (B)They took Jesus, therefore, and He went out, [a](C)carrying His own cross, to the place called (D)the Place of a Skull, which (E)in [b]Hebrew is called, Golgotha. 18 There they crucified Him, and with Him (F)two other men, one on either side, and Jesus in between. 19 Now Pilate also wrote an inscription and put it on the cross. It was written: “(G)JESUS THE NAZARENE, (H)THE KING OF THE JEWS.” 20 Therefore many of the Jews read this inscription, because the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written (I)in [c]Hebrew, Latin, and in Greek. 21 So the chief priests of the Jews were saying to Pilate, “Do not write, ‘(J)The King of the Jews’; rather, write that He said, ‘I am (K)King of the Jews.’” 22 Pilate answered, “(L)What I have written, I have written.”

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Footnotes

  1. John 19:17 Or carrying the cross by Himself
  2. John 19:17 I.e., Jewish Aramaic
  3. John 19:20 I.e., Jewish Aramaic