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Mark Chapter 15

Mark 15:1 Immediately in the morning the chief priests held a meeting with the elders and scribes and the whole council, and bound Jesus, and carried Him away, and delivered Him to Pilate.

Mark 15:2 Then Pilate asked Him, Are you the King of the Jews? He answered and said to them, you say it.

Mark 15:3 And the chief priests accused Him of many things: but He answered nothing.

Mark 15:4 Then Pilate asked Him again, saying, answer you nothing? Behold how many things they witness against You.

Mark 15:5 But Jesus yet answered nothing; so that Pilate marveled.

Mark 15:6 Now at that feast he released to them one prisoner, whoever they desired.

Mark 15:7 There was one named Barabbas, which lay bound with them that had made rebellion with him, who had committed murder in the rebellion.

Mark 15:8 So the multitude cried aloud began to ask him to do as he had always done for them.

Mark 15:9 But Pilate answered them, saying, you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?

Mark 15:10 For he knew that the chief priests had delivered Him because of envy.

Mark 15:11 But the chief priests persuaded the people, that he should rather release Barabbas to them.

Mark 15:12 Pilate answered and said again to them, what do you want me to do to Him, whom you call the King of the Jews?

Mark 15:13 So they cried out again, crucify Him!

Mark 15:14 Then Pilate said to them, why, what evil has He done? Yet they cried out the more exceedingly, crucify Him!

Mark 15:15 So Pilate, willing to calm the people, released Barabbas to them, and delivered Jesus, when he had whipped Him, in order to be crucified.

Mark 15:16 Then the soldiers led Him away into the hall of the governor’s palace; and they called together the whole garrison.

Mark 15:17 So they clothed Him with purple, and twisted a crown of thorns, and put it about His head,

Mark 15:18 and began to salute Him, Hail, King of the Jews!

Mark 15:19 Then they struck Him on the head with a reed, and spat on Him, and bowing their knees worshiped Him.

Mark 15:20 When they had mocked Him, they took off the purple from Him, and put His own clothes on Him, and led Him out to crucify Him.

Mark 15:21 For they compelled one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry His cross.

Mark 15:22 And they brought Him to the place Golgotha, which is, being interpreted, the place of a Skull.

Mark 15:23 Then they gave Him to drink wine mingled with myrrh: but He received it not.

Mark 15:24 When they had crucified Him, they divided His clothes, casting lots for them, what every man should take.

Mark 15:25 Now it was the third hour, and they crucified Him.

Mark 15:26 And the inscription of His accusation was written over, THE KING OF THE JEWS.

Mark 15:27 And with Him they crucified two thieves; the one on His right hand, and the other on His left.

Mark 15:28 So the scripture was fulfilled, which said, and He was numbered with the transgressors.

Mark 15:29 And they that passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, You that destroys the temple, and builds it in three days,

Mark 15:30 Save Yourself, and come down from the cross.

Mark 15:31 Likewise also the chief priests mocking said among themselves with the scribes, He saved others; Himself He cannot save.

Mark 15:32 Let Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross that we may see and believe. And they that were crucified with Him reviled Him.

Mark 15:33 When the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.

Mark 15:34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? Which is, being interpreted, My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?

Mark 15:35 And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, He calls Elijah.

Mark 15:36 Then someone ran and filled a sponge full of sour wine, and put it on a reed, and gave Him to drink, saying, Let Him alone; let us see whether Elijah will come to take Him down.

Mark 15:37 And Jesus cried with a loud voice, and gave up the ghost.

Mark 15:38 And the veil of the temple was torn in two from the top to the bottom.

Mark 15:39 When the centurion, which stood opposite Him, saw that He so cried out, and gave up the ghost, He said, Truly this man was the Son of God!

Mark 15:40 There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;

Mark 15:41 Who also, when He was in Galilee, followed Him, and served Him; and many other women who came up with Him to Jerusalem.

Mark 15:42 Now when the evening had come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath,

Mark 15:43 Joseph of Arimathaea, an honorable council member, who also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly to Pilate, and requested the body of Jesus.

Mark 15:44 Pilate wondered if He were already dead: and calling to him the centurion, he asked him whether He had been dead for some time.

Mark 15:45 When he knew it by the centurion, he gave the body to Joseph.

Mark 15:46 Then he bought fine linen, and took Him down, and wrapped Him in the linen, and laid Him in a tomb which was cut out of a rock, and rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.

Mark 15:47 And Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses beheld where He was laid.