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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.
Many bulls surround me; powerful bulls of Bashan hem me in.
"I will pour out on the kingship of David and the population of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication so that they will look to me, the one they have pierced. They will lament for him as one laments for an only son, and there will be a bitter cry for him like the bitter cry for a firstborn.
Then two outlaws were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left.
Those who passed by defamed him, shaking their heads and saying, "Aha! You who can destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,
The Pharisees (who loved money) heard all this and ridiculed him.
They said to one another, "Here comes this master of dreams!
You men, how long will you try to turn my honor into shame? How long will you love what is worthless and search for what is deceptive? (Selah)
But when I stumbled, they rejoiced and gathered together; they gathered together to ambush me. They tore at me without stopping to rest.
For I suffer humiliation for your sake and am thoroughly disgraced.
They say, "God has abandoned him. Run and seize him, for there is no one who will rescue him!"
This is what the Lord, the protector of Israel, their Holy One, says to the one who is despised and rejected by nations, a servant of rulers: "Kings will see and rise in respect, princes will bow down, because of the faithful Lord, the Holy One of Israel who has chosen you."
He was despised and rejected by people, one who experienced pain and was acquainted with illness; people hid their faces from him; he was despised, and we considered him insignificant.
I have become the laughingstock of all people, their mocking song all day long.
and said, "If you are the Christ, tell us." But he said to them, "If I tell you, you will not believe,
But I am a worm, not a man; people insult me and despise me.
"Here is my servant whom I support, my chosen one in whom I take pleasure. I have placed my spirit on him; he will make just decrees for the nations.
And a voice from heaven said, "This is my one dear Son; in him I take great delight."
"Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I take great delight. I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.
1 Peter 2:4
So as you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but chosen and priceless in God's sight,
In the same way even the chief priests -- together with the experts in the law and elders -- were mocking him: