27:1 When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
27:1 When morning came, all the chief priests and elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death.

27:2 And when they had bound him, they led [him] away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.
27:2 And when they had bound Him, they led Him away and delivered Him to Pontius Pilate the governor.

27:3 Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
27:3 Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was remorseful and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

27:4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What [is that] to us? see thou [to that].
27:4 saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." And they said, "What is that to us? You see to it!"

27:5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.
27:5 Then he threw down the pieces of silver in the temple and departed, and went and hanged himself.

27:6 And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
27:6 But the chief priests took the silver pieces and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, because they are the price of blood."

27:7 And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.
27:7 And they consulted together and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.

27:8 Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.
27:8 Therefore that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.

27:9 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value;
27:9 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying, "And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the value of Him who was priced, whom they of the children of Israel priced,

27:10 And gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord appointed me.
27:10 "and gave them for the potter's field, as the LORD directed me."

27:11 And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest.
27:11 Now Jesus stood before the governor. And the governor asked Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" So Jesus said to him, "It is as you say."

27:12 And when he was accused of the chief priests and elders, he answered nothing.
27:12 And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He answered nothing.

27:13 Then said Pilate unto him, Hearest thou not how many things they witness against thee?
27:13 Then Pilate said to Him, "Do You not hear how many things they testify against You?"

27:14 And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly.
27:14 But He answered him not one word, so that the governor marveled greatly.

27:15 Now at [that] feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would.
27:15 Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to releasing to the multitude one prisoner whom they wished.

27:16 And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
27:16 And at that time they had a notorious prisoner called Barabbas.

27:17 Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ?
27:17 Therefore, when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release to you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?"

27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.
27:18 For he knew that they had handed Him over because of envy.

27:19 When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
27:19 While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent to him, saying, "Have nothing to do with that just Man, for I have suffered many things today in a dream because of Him."

27:20 But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
27:20 But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus.

27:21 The governor answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.
27:21 The governor answered and said to them, "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" They said, "Barabbas!"

27:22 Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? [They] all say unto him, Let him be crucified.
27:22 Pilate said to them, "What then shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said to him, "Let Him be crucified!"

27:23 And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.
27:23 Then the governor said, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they cried out all the more, saying, "Let Him be crucified!"

27:24 When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but [that] rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed [his] hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye [to it].
27:24 When Pilate saw that he could not prevail at all, but rather that a tumult was rising, he took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this just Person. You see to it."

27:25 Then answered all the people, and said, His blood [be] on us, and on our children.
27:25 And all the people answered and said, "His blood be on us and on our children."

27:26 Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered [him] to be crucified.
27:26 Then he released Barabbas to them; and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered Him to be crucified.

27:27 Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band [of soldiers].
27:27 Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole garrison around Him.

27:28 And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.
27:28 And they stripped Him and put a scarlet robe on Him.

27:29 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, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
27:29 When they had twisted a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and a reed in His right hand. And they bowed the knee before Him and mocked Him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!"

27:30 And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head.
27:30 Then they spat on Him, and took the reed and struck Him on the head.

27:31 And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify [him].
27:31 And when they had mocked Him, they took the robe off Him, put His own clothes on Him, and led Him away to be crucified.

27:32 And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.
27:32 Now as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name. Him they compelled to bear His cross.

27:33 And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of a skull,
27:33 And when they had come to a place called Golgotha, that is to say, Place of a Skull,

27:34 They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted [thereof], he would not drink.
27:34 they gave Him sour wine mingled with gall to drink. But when He had tasted it, He would not drink.

27:35 And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.
27:35 Then they crucified Him, and divided His garments, casting lots, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet: "They divided My garments among them, And for My clothing they cast lots."

27:36 And sitting down they watched him there;
27:36 Sitting down, they kept watch over Him there.

27:37 And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
27:37 And they put up over His head the accusation written against Him: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

27:38 Then were there two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left.
27:38 Then two robbers were crucified with Him, one on the right and another on the left.

27:39 And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads,
27:39 And those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads

27:40 And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest [it] in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.
27:40 and saying, "You who destroy the temple and build it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross."

27:41 Likewise also the chief priests mocking [him], with the scribes and elders, said,
27:41 Likewise the chief priests also, mocking with the scribes and elders, said,

27:42 He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him.
27:42 "He saved others; Himself He cannot save. If He is the King of Israel, let Him now come down from the cross, and we will believe Him.

27:43 He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.
27:43 "He trusted in God; let Him deliver Him now if He will have Him; for He said, 'I am the Son of God.'"

27:44 The thieves also, which were crucified with him, cast the same in his teeth.
27:44 Even the robbers who were crucified with Him reviled Him with the same thing.

27:45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.
27:45 Now from the sixth hour until the ninth hour there was darkness over all the land.

27:46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
27:46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?" that is, "My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?"

27:47 Some of them that stood there, when they heard [that], said, This [man] calleth for Elias.
27:47 Some of those who stood there, when they heard that, said, "This Man is calling for Elijah!"

27:48 And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled [it] with vinegar, and put [it] on a reed, and gave him to drink.
27:48 Immediately one of them ran and took a sponge, filled it with sour wine and put it on a reed, and offered it to Him to drink.

27:49 The rest said, Let be, let us see whether Elias will come to save him.
27:49 The rest said, "Let Him alone; let us see if Elijah will come to save Him."

27:50 Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.
27:50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit.

27:51 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;
27:51 Then, behold, the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth quaked, and the rocks were split,

27:52 And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose,
27:52 and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;

27:53 And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.
27:53 and coming out of the graves after His resurrection, they went into the holy city and appeared to many.

27:54 Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.
27:54 So when the centurion and those with him, who were guarding Jesus, saw the earthquake and the things that had happened, they feared greatly, saying, "Truly this was the Son of God!"

27:55 And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him:
27:55 And many women who followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering to Him, were there looking on from afar,

27:56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee's children.
27:56 among whom were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee's sons.

27:57 When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:
27:57 Now when evening had come, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus.

27:58 He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.
27:58 This man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be given to him.

27:59 And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
27:59 When Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,

27:60 And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.
27:60 and laid it in his new tomb which he had hewn out of the rock; and he rolled a large stone against the door of the tomb, and departed.

27:61 And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre.
27:61 And Mary Magdalene was there, and the other Mary, sitting opposite the tomb.

27:62 Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate,
27:62 On the next day, which followed the Day of Preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees gathered together to Pilate,

27:63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.
27:63 saying, "Sir, we remember, while He was still alive, how that deceiver said, 'After three days I will rise.'

27:64 Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so the last error shall be worse than the first.
27:64 "Therefore command that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest His disciples come by night and steal Him away, and say to the people, 'He has risen from the dead.' So the last deception will be worse than the first."

27:65 Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go your way, make [it] as sure as ye can.
27:65 Pilate said to them, "You have a guard; go your way, make it as secure as you know how."

27:66 So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
27:66 So they went and made the tomb secure, sealing the stone and setting the guard.