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The Jews therefore, that the bodies might not remain upon the cross on the sabbath-day, because it was now the preparation, (for that sabbath-day was an high-day) desired Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
Now the next day after the preparation, the chief priests and pharisees went together to Pilate, saying, Sir, we remember that this impostor,
And the evening being now come, (because it was the preparation,
Now that day was the preparation, and the sabbath was coming on:
And it was the third hour, when they fixed Him on the cross:
and threw a purple robe about Him, and said, "Hail king of the Jews," and struck Him with their hands.