“Then the soldiers of the governor taking Jesus into the hall, gathered together unto him the whole band; And stripping him, they put a scarlet cloak about him. And platting a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And bowing the knee before him, they mocked him, saying: Hail, king of the Judeans. And spitting upon him, they took the reed, and struck his head.” (Mt. 27:27-30)
“And they took Jesus, and led him forth. And bearing his own cross, he went forth to that place which is called Calvary, but in Hebrew Golgotha. Where they crucified him, and with him two others, one on each side, and Jesus in the midst. And Pilate wrote a title also, and he put it upon the cross. And the writing was: JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JUDEANS. This title therefore many of the Judeans did read: because the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, in Greek, and in Latin. Then the chief priests of the Judeans said to Pilate: Write not, The King of the Judeans; but that he said, I am the King of the Judeans. Pilate answered: What I have written, I have written.” (John 19:16-22)
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