Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And straightaway having come to Jesus, he said, Hail, Rabbi, and kissed him much.
And having woven a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And having knelt down before him, they ridiculed him, saying, Hail, king of the Jews!
And the agent having come in near her, he said, Hail, thou who are highly favored. The Lord is with thee, thou who are blessed among women.
And Pilate also wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And it was written, JESUS THE NAZARENE, THE KING OF THE JEWS.
Pilate therefore again entered into the Praetorium, and called Jesus, and said to him, Are thou the king of the Jews?
And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to strike him with a fist, and to say to him, Prophesy. And the subordinates were throwing him with slaps.
And they put purple clothing on him, and clothe him with a woven crown of thorns,
Therefore, having scourged I will release him.