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14 And Pilate said to them, “Why, (A)what evil has he done?” But they shouted all the more, “Crucify him.” 15 So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released for them Barabbas, and having (B)scourged[a] Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.

Jesus Is Mocked

16 (C)And the soldiers led him away inside (D)the palace (that is, (E)the governor's headquarters),[b] and they called together the whole (F)battalion.[c]

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  1. Mark 15:15 A Roman judicial penalty, consisting of a severe beating with a multi-lashed whip containing embedded pieces of bone and metal
  2. Mark 15:16 Greek the praetorium
  3. Mark 15:16 Greek cohort; a tenth of a Roman legion, usually about 600 men