Matthew 27:27-30

Jesus Is Mocked

27 aThen the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the bgovernor’s headquarters
Greek  the praetorium
and they gathered the whole dbattalion
Greek cohort; a tenth of a Roman legion, usually about 600 men
before him.
28And they stripped him and put fa scarlet robe on him, 29and twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on his head and put a reed in his right hand. And kneeling before him, they gmocked him, saying, “Hail, hKing of the Jews!” 30And ithey spit on him and took the reed and struck him on the head.
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