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 [Arabic, p. 192] 35333533 John xix. 13.And when Pilate heard this saying, he took Jesus out, and sat on the tribune in the place which was called the pavement of stones, but in the Hebrew  called Gabbatha. 35343534 John xix. 14.And that day was the Friday of the passover: and it had reached  about the sixth hour.35353535 Lit. six hours. 35363536 John xix. 15.And he said to the Jews, Behold, your King! And they cried out, Take him, take him, crucify him, crucify him. Pilate said unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests said unto him, We have no king except  Cæsar. 35373537 Matt. xxvii. 24.And Pilate, when he saw it, and35383538 Or, that. he was gaining nothing, but the tumult was increasing, took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, and said, I  am innocent of the blood of this innocent man: ye shall know.35393539 cf. Peshitta. Or, Ye know (cf. Sinaitic). 35403540 Matt. xxvii. 25.And all the people  answered and said, His blood be on us, and on our children. 35413541 John xix. 16a.Then Pilate commanded to grant them their request; and delivered up Jesus to be crucified, according to their wish.
 35423542 Matt. xxvii. 3.Then Judas the betrayer, when he saw Jesus wronged, went and returned the  thirty pieces of money to the chief priests and the elders, 35433543 Matt. xxvii. 4.and said, I have sinned in my betraying innocent blood. And they said unto him, And we, what must we do?  know thou. 35443544 Matt. xxvii. 5.And he threw down the money in the temple, and departed; and he  went away35453545 Borg. ms. omits and he went away. and hanged35463546 Lit. strangled. himself. 35473547 Matt. xxvii. 6.And the chief priests took the money, and said, We have not authority to cast it into the place of the offering,35483548 cf. § 32, 15, note. for it is the price  of blood. 35493549 Matt. xxvii. 7.And they took counsel, and bought with it the plain of the potter, for  the burial of strangers. 35503550 Matt. xxvii. 8.Therefore that plain was called, The field of blood, unto  [Arabic, p. 193] this day. 35513551 Matt. xxvii. 9.Therein35523552 Or, at that (time). was fulfilled the saying in the prophet which said, I took thirty pieces of money, the price of the precious one, which was fixed  by the children of Israel; 35533553 Matt. xxvii. 10.and I paid them for the plain of the potter, as the Lord commanded me.
 35543554 John xix. 16b; Mark xv. 20b.And the Jews took Jesus, and went away to crucify him. 35553555 John xix. 17a; Matt. xxvii. 31b.And when he bare his  cross and went out, they stripped him of those purple and scarlet garments which he  had on, and put on him his own garments. 35563556 Matt. xxvii. 32a; Mark xv. 21b.And while they were going with him, they found a man, a Cyrenian, coming from the country, named Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus: 35573557 Matt. xxvii. 32b.and they compelled this man to bear the cross of Jesus.  35583558 Luke xxiii. 26b.And they took the cross and laid it upon him, that he might bear it, and come after Jesus; and Jesus went, and his cross behind him.
 35593559 Luke xxiii. 27.And there followed him much people, and women which were lamenting and  raving.35603560 Lit. being burned. The text is probably corrupt. 35613561 Luke xxiii. 28.But Jesus turned unto them and said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not  for me: weep for yourselves, and for your children. 35623562 Luke xxiii. 29.Days are coming, when they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that bare not, and the breasts  that gave not suck. 35633563 Luke xxiii. 30.Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and  to the hills, Cover us. 35643564 Luke xxiii. 31.For if they do so in the green tree,35653565 Lit. wood (cf. Syr. and Greek). what shall be in the dry?
 35683568 Luke xxiii. 33a; John xix. 17c.And when they came unto a certain place called The skull, and called in the Hebrew Golgotha, they crucified him there: 35693569 Luke xxiii. 33b.they crucified with him these two  malefactors, one on his right, and the other on his left. 35703570 Mark xv. 28.And the scripture was  [Arabic, p. 194] fulfilled, which saith, He was numbered with the transgressors. 35713571 Mark xv. 23a.And they gave him to drink wine and myrrh, and vinegar which had been mixed with the myrrh; 35723572 Matt. xxvii. 34b; Mark xv. 23b.and he tasted, and would not drink; and he received it not.
 35733573 John xix. 23.And the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and cast lots for them in four parts, to every party of the soldiers a part; and his tunic was  without sewing, from the top woven throughout. 35743574 John xix. 24.And they said one to another, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be: and the scripture was fulfilled, which saith,
They divided my garments among them,
And cast the lot for my vesture.
[30, 31] 35753575 Matt. xxvii. 36.This the soldiers did. And they sat and guarded him there. 35763576 John xix. 19.And Pilate wrote on a tablet the cause of his death, and put it on the wood of the cross above his head.35773577 Matt. xxvii. 37. And there was written upon it thus: This is Jesus the Nazarene, the King of the  Jews. 35783578 John xix. 20.And this tablet35793579 A different word from that in the preceding verse; in each case, the word used in the Peshitta (Cur. and Sin. lacking). read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city: and it was written in Hebrew and Greek and Latin.  35803580 John xix. 21.And the chief priests said unto Pilate, Write not, The King of the Jews; but, He it is  that35813581 The Syriac words, retained in Ibn-at-Tayyib’s Commentary (f. 366a), seem to have been transposed. Vat. ms. omits he, probably meaning but that he said. said, I am the King of the Jews. 35823582 John xix. 22.Pilate said unto them, What hath been  written hath been written.35833583 In a carelessly written Arabic ms. there is almost no difference between hath been written and I have written, as it is in Ibn-at-Tayyib (loc. cit., f. 366a). 35843584 Luke xxiii. 35a; Matt. xxvii. 39.And the people were standing beholding; and they  that passed by were reviling35853585 cf. § 7, 17, note. Borg. ms. has jesting at. him, and shaking35863586 The Arabic text has deriding (cf. § 51, 37). Either with is accidentally omitted, or, more probably, we should correct the spelling to shaking (cf. Syriac versions). their heads, and saying, 35873587 Matt. xxvii. 40a; Mark xv. 29.Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, 35883588 Matt. xxvii. 40c.save thyself if thou art the Son  of God, and come down from the cross. 35893589 Matt. xxvii. 41.And in like manner the chief priests and the [Arabic, p. 195] scribes and the elders and the Pharisees derided him, and laughed one with [38, 39] another, and said, 35903590 Matt. xxvii. 42a.The saviour of others cannot save himself. 35913591 Luke xxiii. 35c; Matt. xxvii. 42c.If he is the Messiah, the chosen of God, and the King of Israel,35923592 Verse 37 or Mt. let him come down now from the  cross, that we may see, and believe in him. 35933593 Matt. xxvii. 43.He that relieth on God—let him deliver him  now, if he is pleased with him: for he said, I am the Son of God. 35943594 Luke xxiii. 36.And the soldiers  also scoffed at him in that they came near unto him, 35953595 Luke xxiii. 37.and brought him vinegar, and  said unto him, If thou art the King of the Jews, save thyself. 35963596 Matt. xxvii. 44.And likewise the two robbers35973597 Borg. ms. has boys (an easy clerical error). also that were crucified with him reproached him.
 35983598 Luke xxiii. 39.And one of those two malefactors who were crucified with him reviled him, and  said, If thou art the Messiah, save thyself, and save us also. 35993599 Luke xxiii. 40.But his comrade rebuked him, and said, Dost thou not even fear God, being thyself also in this  condemnation? 36003600 Luke xxiii. 41.And we with justice, and as we deserved, and according to our deed,36013601 Our deed might be read we have done, and perhaps our translator’s style would justify our writing as for to. have we been rewarded: but this man hath not done anything unlawful.  36023602 Luke xxiii. 42.And he said unto Jesus, Remember me, my Lord, when thou comest in thy kingdom.  36033603 Luke xxiii. 43.Jesus said unto him, Verily36043604 Borg. ms. has Verily, verily. I say unto thee, To-day shalt thou be with me in Paradise.
 36053605 John xix. 25.And there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister,36063606 A single word in Arabic.  Mary36073607 Vat. ms. has and Mary. that was related to Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 36083608 John xix. 26.And Jesus saw his mother, and that disciple whom he loved standing by; and he said to his mother,  Woman, behold, thy son! 36093609 John xix. 27.And he said to that disciple, Behold, thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto himself.
 [Arabic, p. 196] 36103610 Matt. xxvii. 45a; Luke xxiii. 44b.And from the sixth hour36113611 Lit six hours and nine hours respectively. darkness was on all the land unto the ninth  hour,36123612 Lit six hours and nine hours respectively. and the sun became dark. 36133613 Luke xxiii. 45a; Mark xv. 34.And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, and said, Yail, Yaili,36143614 In Vat. ms. the second word is like the first. The syllable Ya doubtless is the Arabic interjection O! why hast thou forsaken me? which36153615 The Borg. ms. omits from which to me. is, My  God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? 36163616 Matt. xxvii. 47.And some of those that stood there, when they heard, said,36173617 Borg. ms. omits when they, and has and said. This man called Elijah.
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