24 And Pilate decided that their demand should be granted. 25 And he released the one who had been thrown into prison because of insurrection and murder, whom they were asking for, but Jesus he handed over to their will.

Jesus Is Crucified

26 And as they led him away, they seized Simon, a certain man of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, and[a] placed the cross on him, to carry it[b] behind Jesus.

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  1. Luke 23:26 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“seized”) has been translated as a finite verb
  2. Luke 23:26 Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation