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.
There were two robbers crucified with him at the time, one at his right and one at his left.
And the passers-by jeered at him, shaking their heads and saying, "Aha! you who would tear down the sanctuary and build one in three days!
The Pharisees, who were avaricious, heard all this, and they ridiculed him.
"If you are the Christ, tell us so." But he said to them, "If I tell you, you will not believe me,
and a voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, my Beloved! This is my Chosen."
"Here is my servant whom I have selected, My beloved, who delights my heart! I will endow him with my Spirit, And he will announce a judgment to the heathen.
1 Peter 2:4
Come to him, as to a living stone rejected by men, but chosen and prized in the sight of God,
And the high priests, too, made sport of him with the scribes and elders, and said,