And Herod with his soldiers, after treating Him with contempt and mocking Him, dressed Him in a gorgeous robe and sent Him back to Pilate.
And He said to them, “Elijah does first come and restore all things. And yet how is it written of the Son of Man that He will suffer many things and be treated with contempt?
But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people.
You know my reproach and my shame and my dishonor; All my adversaries are before You.
Thus says the Lord, the Redeemer of Israel and its Holy One, To the despised One, To the One abhorred by the nation, To the Servant of rulers, “ Kings will see and arise, Princes will also bow down, Because of the Lord who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel who has chosen You.”
He was despised and forsaken of men, A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; And like one from whom men hide their face He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole Roman cohort around Him.
The soldiers took Him away into the palace (that is, the Praetorium), and they *called together the whole Roman cohort.
and they blindfolded Him and were asking Him, saying, “ Prophesy, who is the one who hit You?”
Jesus then came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate *said to them, “Behold, the Man!”
For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,