Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.
For the music director; according to the tune "Morning Doe;" a psalm of David. My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? I groan in prayer, but help seems far away.
They return in the evening; they growl like a dog and prowl around outside the city.
Do not give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs; otherwise they will trample them under their feet and turn around and tear you to pieces.
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of those who mutilate the flesh!
Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral, and the murderers, and the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood!
When he went out from there, the experts in the law and the Pharisees began to oppose him bitterly, and to ask him hostile questions about many things,
O God, arrogant men attack me; a gang of ruthless men, who do not respect you, seek my life.
As a matter of fact, even your own brothers and the members of your own family have betrayed you too. Even they have plotted to do away with you. So do not trust them even when they say kind things to you.
Now the ones who had arrested Jesus led him to Caiaphas, the high priest, in whose house the experts in the law and the elders had gathered.
So the soldiers led him into the palace (that is, the governor's residence) and called together the whole cohort.
Now the men who were holding Jesus under guard began to mock him and beat him.
Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no basis for an accusation against this man."
"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.
When they had crucified him, they divided his clothes by throwing dice.
Then they crucified him and divided his clothes, throwing dice for them, to decide what each would take.
So when they came to the place that is called "The Skull," they crucified him there, along with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.
Now when the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes and made four shares, one for each soldier, and the tunic remained. (Now the tunic was seamless, woven from top to bottom as a single piece.)
The other disciples told him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he replied, "Unless I see the wounds from the nails in his hands, and put my finger into the wounds from the nails, and put my hand into his side, I will never believe it!"