aFor ver. 16-20, see Matt. 27:27-31; John 19:2, 3
bSee Matt. 26:3
cJohn 18:28, 33; 19:9; Acts 23:35; Phil. 1:13 (Gk.)
gRev. 18:12, 16; [Luke 23:11]
Jesus Is Mocked16 aAnd the soldiers led him away inside bthe palace (that is cthe governor’s headquarters), ▼
▼Greek the praetoriumand they called together the whole ebattalion. ▼
▼Greek cohort; a tenth of a Roman legion, usually about 600 men17And they clothed him in ga purple cloak, and twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on him. 18And they began to salute him h“Hail, King of the Jews!” 19And they were striking his head with a reed and ispitting on him and jkneeling down in homage to him. 20And when they had kmocked him, they stripped him of lthe purple cloak and put his own clothes on him. And they mled him out to crucify him.
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