Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The king of the jews
"Where is the one who was born to be king of the Jews? For we saw a star [signifying his birth while we were still] in the east, and have come here to worship him."
They attached over His head [i.e., to the upright portion of the cross] the charge made against Him, which read, "This is Jesus, the king of the Jews."
saying, "If you [really] are the King of the Jews, save yourself."
There they crucified Him, along with two other men, one on each side with Jesus in the middle.