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Before Pilate. in the city, and for murther, was caft Anno
Mar. xv. 12. in prifon.) And Pilate anfwered, t. 33.
Minist. 4
Luk. xxiii. 20. and faid again to them, willing to re- eMat.xxvii.
Mat. xxvii. 21. leafe Jefus. Whether of the twain will 21.

Mar. xv.

ye that I releafe to you? They faid, Ba- Luk. xxiii, 22. rabbas. Pilate faith unto them, What 20. fhall I do then with Jefus, which is cal Mar. xv. 12. led Chrift? whom ye call the king of Luk. xxiii. 21. the Jews? But they cried, faying, Mat.xxvii. 14 Crucifie bim, crucifie him. Then Pi- 22, 23. late faid unto them, the third time, Mar.xv. 13, Why, what evil bath he done? I have 14. found no caufe of death in him: I will therefore chaftife him, and let him go. Mat. xxvii. 23. But they cryed out the more, fay- Mar. xv. Luk. xxiii., Let him be crucified: And the 14. voices of them, and of the chief Priests Luk. xxiii. prevailed. 23.

Joh. xix.


Then Pilate therefore took Jefus, 2. and scourged him, And the foldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple 3. robe, And faid, Hail king of the Fews:

and they fmote him with their hands. 4. Pilate therefore went forth again, and faith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in bim.


Then came Jefus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate faith unto them, Behold the 4, man. When the chief Priests therefore and officers faw him, they cried out, faying, Crucifie bim, crucifie him. Pi late faith unto them, Take ye him and crucifie him: for I find no fault in him. The

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The Jews answered, We have a law, JudgmentHall, Etat. 33. and by our Law he ought to dye, because7. Joh. xix, Minift. 4. he made himself the son of God. When 8,

Pilate therefore heard that faying, he
was the more afraid; And went again 9.
into the judgment hall, and faith unto
Jefus, Whence art thou? But Jefus 10,
gave him no answer. Then faith Pilate un-
to him, Speakeft thou not unto me? know.
eft thou not that I have power to crucifie
thee, and have power to release thee? Je- 11.
fus answered, Thou couldst have no power
at all against me, except it were given thee
from above: therefore be that delivered me
unto thee bath the greater fin. And from
henceforth Pilate fought to release him:
but the Jews cried out, faying, If thou let
this man go, thou art not Cafar's friend:
whofoever maketh himself a king, fpeak-
eth against Cafar. When Pilate there- 13,
fore heard that faying, he brought Jefus
forth, and fat down in the judgment
feat, in a place that is called the
pavement, but in Hebrew, Gabbatha.
And it was the preparation of the paf- 14
fover, and about the fixth hour: and
he faith unto the Jews, Behold your
king. But they cried out, Away with 15,
him, away with him, crucifie bim: Pi-
late faith unto them, Shall I crucifie
your king? The chief Priefts anfwer
ed, We have no king but Cafar.

When Pilate faw that he could pre- 24. Mat. xxvii,
vail nothing, but that rather a tumult
was made, he took water, and washed
his hands before the multitude, faying,

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Luk. xxiii.

Joh. xix.


Judgment Hall. I am innocent of the blood of this juft Anno Atat. 33. Joh. xix. 25 perfon: fee ye to it. Then anfwered all Minift. 4. the people, and faid, His blood be on Mar. xv. 15. us, and on our children. And fo PiLuk. xxiii. 24. late willing to content the people, gave fentence that it fhould be as they reMat. xxvii. 26. quired. Then releafed he Barabbas Mar. xv. Luk. xxiii. 25. unto them; him that for fedition and 15: murther was caft into prifon, whom 25. Mat. xxvii. 26. they had defired. * And when he "Mar.xv.15. had fcourged Jefus, he delivered him to Luk. xxiii. 27, be crucified. Then the foldiers of the 25. governour took Jefus into the common 16. hall, called (+) Pretorium; and ga. Mar. xv. thered unto him the whole band of 16,17, 18, foldiers. And they tripped him, and 19, 20. put on him a fcarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, faying, Hail king of the Jews. And they fpit upon him, and took the reed, and fmote him on the head. And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him a way to crucifie him..

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Ætat. 33. Minift. 4.


Judas hangs himself through despair.



HEN Judas which had betrayed 3. Mar. xxvii. [Fefus] when he faw that he was condemned, repented himself; and brought again the thirty pieces of filver to the chief Priests and Elders, faying, I have 4. finned, in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they faid, What is it to us? See thou to that. And he caft s. down the pieces of filver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himfelf. And falling headlong, he burst 18. afunder in the midft, and all his bowels gufhed out. And the chief Priefts 6. Mat. xxvii. took the filver pieces, and faid, It is not lawful for to put them into the trea fury, because it is the price of blood. *Acts i.18. And they took counsel and bought 7. with them the potter's field to bury

Acts i,

Actsi. 19. ftrangers in. *And it was known un- 19.

A&ts i.

to all the dwellers at Jerufalem, inso-
much as that field is called in their pro-
per tongue, Aceldama, that is to say,
The field of blood. Then was ful- 9. Mat. xxvii.
filled that which was fpoken by Jeremy
the prophet, faying, And they took the
thirty pieces of filver, the price of him
that was valued, whom they of the chil
dren of Ifrael did value: And gave them 10,
for the potter's field, as the Lord appoin-
ted me,)

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Jefus is led out to the place of Exe-
cution. He is crucified between
two Robbers, one of which repents,
and Jefus promifes him the injoy
ment of Paradife. The words of
Jefus while he hung on the Crofs.
His Death, and Miracles which
preceded and followed it. The
opinion of the Centurion and others
concerning Jefus,

Joh. xix. 17.


bearing his


A went forth into a place called the place of a fcull, which is called in the Luk. xxiii. 26. Hebrew Golgotha. And as they led Mat.xxvii. him away, they laid hold upon one Si- 32. mon a Cyrenian, coming out of the Mat. xv.21. 21. Country, the father of Alexander and Luk, xxiii. 26. Rufus, and on him they laid the cross, 27. that he might bear it after Jefus. And

Mar. XV.

there followed him a great company of people, and of women, which alfo be28. wailed and lamented him. But Jefus turning unto them, faid, Daughters of Jerufalem, weep not for me, but weep for your felves, and for your children. For bebold, the days are coming, in the which they shall fay, Bleffed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave fuck. 30. Then fhall they begin to say to the moun


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