to fulfill the word of Jesus which He spoke, signifying by what kind of death He was about to die.
and will hand Him over to the Gentiles to mock and scourge and crucify Him, and on the third day He will be raised up.”
“ You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion.”
As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;
And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself.”
his corpse shall not hang all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him on the same day (for he who is hanged is accursed of God), so that you do not defile your land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance.
For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.
saying, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered to the chief priests and the scribes; and they will condemn Him to death and will hand Him over to the Gentiles.
For He will be handed over to the Gentiles, and will be mocked and mistreated and spit upon,
saying that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.”
So Jesus said, “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and I do nothing on My own initiative, but I speak these things as the Father taught Me.
The Jews picked up stones again to stone Him.
The Jews answered Him, “For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy; and because You, being a man, make Yourself out to be God.”
They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!”
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us—for it is written, “ Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”—