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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 2412 cross, Gospel accounts of
2412 cross, Gospel accounts of

2412 cross, Gospel accounts of

Each of the four Gospels provides a detailed account of Jesus Christ’s death on the cross.

The way to the cross

Simon is compelled to carry the cross Mk 15:21 pp Mt 27:32 pp Lk 23:26

Women follow the cross and Jesus Christ is offered relief from pain Lk 23:27-31 See also Mt 27:34 pp Mk 15:23

The crucifixion of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ crucified between two criminals Mk 15:22-27 pp Mt 27:33-38 pp Lk 23:32-43 “Golgotha” is a transliteration of the Aramaic word for “a skull”. Its actual location is uncertain.

The humiliation of Jesus Christ on the cross Mk 15:29-32 pp Mt 27:39-44 pp Lk 23:35-39

The words of Jesus Christ on the cross Jn 19:30 See also Mt 27:46 pp Mk 15:34; Mt 27:50; Mk 15:37; Lk 23:28-31,34,43,46; Jn 19:26-28

The death of Jesus Christ Mk 15:33-37 pp Mt 27:45-50 pp Lk 23:44-46 See also Jn 19:28-35 According to John, Jesus Christ was on the cross while the Passover lambs were being sacrificed.

Supernatural events at the cross

Mk 15:38 pp Mt 27:51-53 pp Lk 23:45

Witnesses of the crucifixion

Mk 15:39-41 pp Mt 27:54-56 pp Lk 23:47-49

See also

2525Christ, cross of
2530Christ, death of
2545Christ, opposition to
2570Christ, suffering

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