24 So (A)Pilate gave sentence that it should be as they requested. 25 (B)And he released [a]to them the one they requested, who for rebellion and murder had been thrown into prison; but he delivered Jesus to their will.

The King on a Cross(C)

26 (D)Now as they led Him away, they laid hold of a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian, who was coming from the country, and on him they laid the cross that he might bear it after Jesus.

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  1. Luke 23:25 NU, M omit to them