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1 And as soon as it was morning the chief priests, with the elders and scribes, and the whole council held a consultation; and they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him to Pilate.

Jesus before Pilate  Mk.15.1-5 (Jerusalem) -[ Mk.15.1-5 → ] - Mt.27.11-14, Lk.23.1-5, Jn.18.28-38
2 And Pilate asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" And he answered him, "You have said so."

3 And the chief priests accused him of many things.  
4 And Pilate again asked him, "Have you no answer to make? See how many charges they bring against you."  
5 But Jesus made no further answer, so that Pilate wondered.  
6 Now at the feast he used to release for them one prisoner for whom they asked. Jesus Sentenced to Die Mk.15.6-15 (Jerusalem) - c. Passover 30ce.[ Mk.15.6-15 → ] - Mt.27.15-26, Lk.23.13-25, Jn.18.39-19.16
7 And among the rebels in prison, who had committed murder in the insurrection, there was a man called Barabbas.  
8 And the crowd came up and began to ask Pilate to do as he was wont to do for them.

9 And he answered them, "Do you want me to release for you the King of the Jews?"  
10 For he perceived that it was out of envy that the chief priests had delivered him up.  
11 But the chief priests stirred up the crowd to have him release for them Barabbas instead.  
12 And Pilate again said to them, "Then what do you want me to do with the man whom you call the King of the Jews?"  
13 And they cried out again, "Crucify him."  
14 And Pilate said to them, "Why, 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 scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.  
16 And the soldiers led him away inside the palace (that is, the praetorium); and they called together the whole battalion.

The Soldiers Mock Jesus  Mk.15.16-20 (Jerusalem) -[ Mk.15.16-20 → ] - Mt.27.27-31, Jn.19.2-3
17 And they clothed him in a purple cloak, and plaiting a crown of thorns they put it on him.  
18 And they began to salute him, "Hail, King of the Jews!"  
19 And they struck his head with a reed, and spat upon him, and they knelt down in homage to him.  
20 And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the purple cloak, and put his own clothes on him. And they led him out to crucify him.  
21 And they compelled a passer-by, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross. The Crucifixion of Jesus Mk.15.21-32 (Golgotha) -[ Mk.15.21-32 → ] - Mt.27.32-44, Lk.23.26-43, Jn.19.17-27
22 And they brought him to the place called Golgotha (which means the place of a skull).

23 And they offered him wine mingled with myrrh; but he did not take it.

24 And they crucified him, and divided his garments among them, casting lots for them, to decide what each should take.

- divided his garments among them .  Mk.15.24 - Ps.22.18
25 And it was the third hour, when they crucified him.

26 And the inscription of the charge against him read, THE KING OF THE JEWS.  
27 And with him they crucified two robbers, one on his right and one on his left.

28 And the scripture was fulfilled which says, "He was reckoned with the transgressors"

29 And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Aha! You who would destroy the temple and build it in three days,

- You who would destroy the temple and build it in three days Mk.15.29 - Ps.22.7
30 save yourself, and come down from the cross!"  
31 So also the chief priests mocked him to one another with the scribes, saying, "He saved others; he cannot save himself.  
32 Let the Christ, the King of Israel, come down now from the cross, that we may see and believe." Those who were crucified with him also reviled him.  
33 And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.

The Death of Jesus  Mk.15.33-41 (Golgotha) -[ Mk.15.33-41 → ] - Mt.27.45-56, Lk.23.44-49, Jn.19.28-30
34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, "Elo-i, Elo-i, lama sabach-thani?" which means, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"

- My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?  Mk.15.34 - Ps.22.1, Ps.109.25
35 And some of the bystanders hearing it said, "Behold, he is calling Elijah."  
36 And one ran and, filling a sponge full of vinegar, put it on a reed and gave it to him to drink, saying, "Wait, let us see whether Elijah will come to take him down."

- And one ran [and,] filling a sponge full of vinegar Mk.15.36 - Ps.69.21
37 And Jesus uttered a loud cry, and breathed his last.  
38 And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom.  
39 And when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that he thus breathed his last, he said, "Truly this man was the Son of God!"

40 There were also women looking on from afar, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome,  
41 who, when he was in Galilee, followed him, and ministered to him; and also many other women who came up with him to Jerusalem.  
42 And when evening had come, since it was the day of Preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath, The Burial of Jesus Mk.15.42-47 (the garden) -[ Mk.15.42-47 → ] - Mt.27.57-61, Lk.23.50-56, Jn.19.38-42
43 Joseph of Arimathea, a respected member of the council, who was also himself looking for the kingdom of God, took courage and went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus.  
44 And Pilate wondered if he were already dead; and summoning the centurion, he asked him whether he was already dead.

45 And when he learned from the centurion that he was dead, he granted the body to Joseph.  
46 And he bought a linen shroud, and taking him down, wrapped him in the linen shroud, and laid him in a tomb which had been hewn out of the rock; and he rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.  
47 Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses saw where he was laid.  
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The katapi New Standard Bible is a very light revision of the RSV. The changes are: (1) In places where 'the LORD', 'O LORD' occurs in the RSV, (it represents the tetragrammaton - YHWH - which is in the hebrew text), I have printed 'YHWH' in black. The later vowel sounds I have shown in the colour gray;
(2) I have removed the quotation marks and hyphens that were used in so many names in the RSV as an aid to correct pronunciation. This now brings it in line with all other English versions, and makes any word-search more accurate.
(3) I have changed all (I hope!) of the RSV archaic language sections to modern.

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