He is to cast lots(A) for the two goats—one lot for the Lord and the other for the scapegoat.[a](B)

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  1. Leviticus 16:8 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain; also in verses 10 and 26.

35 When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots.(A)

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24 And they crucified him. Dividing up his clothes, they cast lots(A) to see what each would get.

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34 Jesus said, “Father,(A) forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”[a](B) And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.(C)

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  1. Luke 23:34 Some early manuscripts do not have this sentence.

24 “Let’s not tear it,” they said to one another. “Let’s decide by lot who will get it.”

This happened that the scripture might be fulfilled(A) that said,

“They divided my clothes among them
    and cast lots for my garment.”[a](B)

So this is what the soldiers did.

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  1. John 19:24 Psalm 22:18