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The Gospel of Matthew chapter 27


The extradition to Pilate

Mt 27.1When morning came, the chief priests and the elders of the people jointly resolved to have Jesus executed.Mt 27.2They had him bound and led away and handed him over to the governor Pilate..

The end of Judas

Mt 27.3When Judas, who betrayed him, saw that Jesus was condemned to death, he regretted what he had done. He brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the eldersMt 27.4and said: I have sinned, I have given you an innocent person. They answered: What do we have to do with that? That's your thing.Mt 27.5So he threw the pieces of silver into the temple; then he went away and hanged himself.Mt 27.6The high priests took the silver pieces and said, The money must not be put in the temple treasury; because there is blood on it.Mt 27.7And they decided to use the money to buy the pottery field as a burial place for the strangers.Mt 27.8That is why this field is still called the blood field today.Mt 27.9So what was said by the prophet Jeremiah came true: They took the thirty pieces of silver - that is the price it was worth to the Israelites -Mt 27.10and bought the pottery field for the money, as the Lord had commanded me..

The hearing before Pilate

Mt 27.11When Jesus stood in front of the governor, the latter asked him: Are you the King of the Jews? Jesus answered: You say so.Mt 27.12When the chief priests and the elders accused him, he made no answer.Mt 27:13Then Pilate said to him: Can't you hear all the things they are accusing you of?Mt 27:14But he did not answer a single question, so that the governor was very astonished.Mt 27.15At the festivities, the governor used to release a prisoner whom the people could choose.Mt 27:16At the time, a notorious man named Barabbas was in prison.Mt 27.17Pilate then asked the crowd that had gathered: What do you want? Who should I release, Barabbas or Jesus, who is called the Messiah?Mt 27:18Because he knew that Jesus had only been handed over to him out of envy.Mt 27:19While Pilate was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife had him say: Leave your hands off this man, he is innocent. I had a terrible dream about him tonight.Mt 27.20Meanwhile the high priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to demand the release of Barabbas but to have Jesus executed.Mt 27.21The governor asked her: Which of the two should I release? They shouted: Barabbas!Mt 27,22Pilate said to them: Then what should I do with Jesus, who is called the Messiah? Then they all shouted: On the cross with him!Mt 27.23He replied: What kind of crime has he committed? Then they shouted even louder: On the cross with him!Mt 27:24When Pilate saw that he was not achieving anything, but that the tumult was getting bigger and bigger, he had water brought in, washed his hands in front of everyone and said: I am innocent of this person's blood. This is your business!Mt 27.25Then all the people shouted: His blood be on us and our children!Mt 27.26He then released Barabbas and gave the order to scourge and crucify Jesus..

The mockery of Jesus by the soldiers

Mt 27,27The governor's soldiers took Jesus, led him into the praetorium, the governor's office, and gathered the whole cohort around him.Mt 27.28They stripped him and put a purple coat on him.Mt 27.29Then they made a wreath of thorns; they put it on him and put a stick in his right hand. They fell on their knees before him and mocked him by shouting: Hail, King of the Jews!Mt 27.30And they spat at him, took the stick away from him and hit him on the head with it.Mt 27.31After they had made fun of him in this way, they took his cloak from him and put his own clothes back on him. Then they took Jesus out to crucify him..

The crucifixion

Mt 27.32On the way they met a man from Cyrene named Simon; they made him carry the cross to Jesus.Mt 27.33So they came to the place called Golgotha, that is, the height of the skull.Mt 27.34And they made him drink wine mixed with gall; but when he had tasted it, he did not want to drink it.Mt 27.35After crucifying him, they cast lots and divided his clothes among themselves.Mt 27.36Then they sat down and watched him.Mt 27.37Above his head they had a label stating his guilt: This is Jesus, the King of the Jews.Mt 27.38Two robbers were crucified with him, one on his right and the other on his left.Mt 27.39The people who passed mocked him, shook their headsMt 27.40and shouted: You want to tear down the temple and rebuild it in three days? If you are the Son of God, help yourself and come down from the cross!Mt 27.41The chief priests, scribes, and elders also mocked him, saying:Mt 27:42He has helped others, he cannot help himself. He's the King of Israel! Let him come down from the cross, then we will believe in him.Mt 27.43He trusted in God: He should save him now, if he pleases him; he said: I am the Son of God.Mt 27.44The two robbers who were crucified with him also insulted him..

The death of Jesus

Mt 27.45From the sixth to the ninth hour there was darkness throughout the land.Mt 27.46At the ninth hour Jesus called out loudly: Eli, Eli, lema sabachtani? That means: My God, my God, why did you leave me?Mt 27.47Some of those who stood by and heard said, "He is calling for Elijah."Mt 27.48Immediately one of them ran over, dipped a sponge in vinegar, put it on a stick, and gave Jesus a drink.Mt 27.49But the others said: Leave it, let's see if Elijah comes and helps him.Mt 27.50But Jesus cried out again aloud. Then he breathed out the ghost.Mt 27.51Then the curtain in the temple tore in two from top to bottom. The earth shook and the rocks split.Mt 27.52The tombs opened and the bodies of many saints who had fallen asleep were raised.Mt 27.53After the resurrection of Jesus, they left their graves and came to the Holy City and appeared to many.Mt 27.54When the centurion and the men who were guarding Jesus with him noticed the earthquake and saw what was happening, they were very frightened and said, "Truly, that was the Son of God!"Mt 27.55Many women were there too, watching from a distance; they had followed and served Jesus since the time in Galilee.Mt 27.56Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee..

The burial of Jesus

Mt 27.57Towards evening a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came; he too was a disciple of Jesus.Mt 27.58He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Pilate then ordered the body to be given to him.Mt 27.59Joseph took it and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth.Mt 27.60Then he put it in a new grave that he had cut into a rock for himself. He rolled a large stone in front of the entrance to the tomb and walked away.Mt 27.61Mary from Magdala and the other Mary were there too; they sat across from the grave..

Guarding the tomb

Mt 27.62The next day the high priests and the Pharisees went to Pilate together; it was the day after the set-up day.Mt 27.63They said, Lord, it occurred to us that this deceiver said while he was still alive: I will be resurrected in three days.Mt 27.64So give the order that the tomb be safely guarded until the third day. Otherwise his disciples might come and steal him and say to the people: He has risen from the dead. And this last deception would be worse than anything before.Mt 27.65Pilate answered them, "You must keep a watch." Go and secure the grave as best you can.Mt 27.66Then they went to secure the grave. They sealed the entrance and left the guard there.