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16 The soldiers took Him away, into the palace, the governor’s mansion called the Praetorium. And they call together the cohort[a] of soldiers. 17 They dress Him up in purple. After braiding a crown of thorns, they put it on Him. 18 And they began to salute Him, “Hail, King of the Jews!” 19 Over and over, they kept hitting Him on the head with a staff and spitting on Him; and kneeling down, they worshiped Him. 20 When they finished mocking Him, they stripped the purple off Him and put His own clothes back on Him. And they led Him out to crucify Him.Read full chapter
- Mark 15:16 Lit. speira, 600 Roman soldiers.