Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he be Christ, the chosen of God.


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The people

Matthew 27:38
They [also] crucified two thieves with Him, one at His right side and one at His left.
Mark 15:29
And those who passed by the cross shouted abuse at Him and shook their heads [in derision], saying, "Ha, you who said you would destroy the Temple and rebuild it in three days,


Luke 16:14
Then the Pharisees, who loved money, heard these things and sneered at Jesus.


Luke 22:67
"Tell us if you are the Christ [i.e., God's specially chosen one]." But He replied, "You would not believe me if I [did] tell you [who I am].
Matthew 3:17
Then a voice came out of heaven, saying, "This is my dearly loved Son. I am very pleased with Him."
Matthew 12:18
[Isa. 13:1ff] "Look, see my [i.e., God's] servant whom I have chosen; my dear One [i.e., Jesus] with whom my soul is very pleased: I will put my Holy Spirit on Him, and He will proclaim judgment to the [unconverted] Gentiles.
1 Peter 2:4
You should come to Him, who is a living stone, rejected by people, but chosen as precious in God's sight.

General references

Matthew 27:41
In the same way the leading priests, experts in the law of Moses and [Jewish] elders also mocked Him, saying,