Matthew 27 ©
Christ is delivered bound to Pilate. Judas hangeth himself. Christ's silence before Pilate. Pilate's custom at the feast, and proposal to the people: his wife's message: being urged by the multitude, he washeth his hands in his own justification, and releasing Barabbas delivereth Jesus to be crucified. Christ is mocked of the soldiers, crowned with thorns, crucified between two thieves, reviled, and calling upon God expireth. The astonishing events which attended his death: the centurion's confession. Joseph of Arimathaea beggeth his body, and burieth it. His sepulchre is sealed, and a watch set over it.
And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the itreasury, because it is the price of blood.
And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.
And gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord appointed me.
And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly.
¶tWhen 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.
The governor answered and said unto them, *Whether of the *twain will ye that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.
And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, wLet him be crucified.
And they stripped him, and put on him ca scarlet robe.
hAnd when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of a skull,
And sitting down they watched him there;
yThe rest said, Let be, let us see whether Elias will come to save him.
aAnd, behold, the *veil of the temple was rent in *twain from the top to the bottom; band the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;
And dcame out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.
eNow when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they ffeared greatly, saying, gTruly this was the Son of God.
And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
And there was Mary Magdalene, and pthe other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre.
Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and usteal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so the last error shall be worse than the first.
Pilate said unto them, Ye have va watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye can.
So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and wsetting a watch.