Mark 15:1 And immediately, in the morning, the chief priests had a council meeting with the elders and scribes and all the council. Having bound יהושע (Yahshua, Jesus) , they led Him away, and delivered Him to Pilate.
Mark 15:2 And Pilate asked Him, “Are You the Sovereign of the Yehuḏim?” And He answering, said to him, “You say it.”
Mark 15:3 And the chief priests accused Him of much, but He made no answer.
Mark 15:4 And Pilate again asked Him, saying, “Have You no answer? See how much they witness against You!”
Mark 15:5 But יהושע (Yahshua, Jesus) still gave no answer, so that Pilate marvelled.
Mark 15:6 And at a festival he released to them one prisoner, whomever they were asking.
Mark 15:7 And there was one called Barabba, chained with his fellow rebels, who had committed murder in the uprising.
Mark 15:8 And the crowd, crying aloud, began to ask, as he had always done for them.
Mark 15:9 But Pilate answered them, saying, “Do you wish me to release for you the Sovereign of the Yehuḏim?”
Mark 15:10 For he knew that the chief priests had handed Him over because of envy.
Mark 15:11 And the chief priests stirred up the crowd, that he should rather release Barabba to them.
Mark 15:12 And Pilate answered and again said to them, “What then do you wish me to do to Him whom you call the Sovereign of the Yehuḏim?”
Mark 15:13 And again they cried out, “Impale Him!”
Mark 15:14 And Pilate said to them, “Why, what evil has He done?” And they vehemently cried out, “Impale Him!”
Mark 15:15 And Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released Barabba to them, and having whipped Him, he delivered יהושע (Yahshua, Jesus) over to be impaled.
Mark 15:16 And the soldiers led Him away into the court, which is the palace, and they called together the entire company of soldiers,
Mark 15:17 and decked Him with purple. And they plaited a crown of thorns, put it on Him,
Mark 15:18 and they began to call out to Him, “Greetings, Sovereign of the Yehuḏim!”
Mark 15:19 And they kept beating Him on the head with a reed and were spitting on Him. And bending the knee, they were bowing down to Him.
Mark 15:20 And when they had mocked Him, they took the purple off Him, and put His own garments on Him, and led Him out to impale Him.
Mark 15:21 And they compelled a passer-by, Shim‛on, a Cyrenian, coming from a field, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear His stake.
Mark 15:22 And they brought Him to the place Golgotha, which is translated, Place of a Skull.
Mark 15:23 And they were giving Him wine mixed with myrrh to drink, but He did not take it.
Mark 15:24 And when they impaled Him, they divided His garments, casting lots for them, Psa 22:18 what each one should take.
Mark 15:25 And it was the third hour, and they impaled Him.
Mark 15:26 And the inscription of His accusation was written above: THE SOVEREIGN OF THE YEHUḎIM.
Mark 15:27 And with Him they impaled two robbers, one on His right and the other on His left.
Mark 15:28 And the Scripture was filled which says, “And He was reckoned with the lawless.” Isa 53:12.
Mark 15:29 And those passing by were blaspheming Him, shaking their heads Psa 22:7 and saying, “Ah! You who destroy the Dwelling Place and build it in three days,
Mark 15:30 save Yourself, and come down from the stake!”
Mark 15:31 And likewise the chief priests and the scribes, mocking to one another said, “He saved others, He is unable to save Himself.
Mark 15:32 “The Messiah? The Sovereign of Yisra’ĕl? Come down now from the stake, so that we see and believe.” And those who were impaled with Him were reproaching Him.
Mark 15:33 And when the sixth hour came, darkness came over all the land until the ninth hour.
Mark 15:34 And at the ninth hour יהושע (Yahshua, Jesus) cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Ěli, Ěli, lamah sheḇaqtani?”a which is translated, “My Ěl, My Ěl, why have You forsaken Me?” Psa 22:1. Footnote: a In Hebrew – “Eli, Eli lamah azaḇtani” – as per Psa 22:1.
Mark 15:35 And some of those standing by, when they heard it, said, “See, He is calling for Ěliyahu!”
Mark 15:36 And someone ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, and put it on a reed, and offered it to Him to drink, Psa 69:21 saying, “Leave Him, let us see if Ěliyahu does come to take Him down.”
Mark 15:37 And יהושע (Yahshua, Jesus) cried out with a loud voice, and breathed His last.
Mark 15:38 And the veil of the Dwelling Place was torn in two from top to bottom.
Mark 15:39 And when the captain, who was standing opposite Him, saw that He cried out like this and breathed His last, he said, “Truly this Man was the Son of Elohim!”
Mark 15:40 And there were also women watching from a distance, among whom was also Miryam from Maḡdala, and Miryam the mother of Ya‛aqoḇ the Less and of Yosĕph, and Shelomah,
Mark 15:41 who also followed Him and attended Him when He was in Galil, and many other women who came up with Him to Yerushalayim.
Mark 15:42 And when evening had come, because it was the Preparation Day, that is, the day before the Sabbath,
Mark 15:43 Yosĕph of Ramathayim, a prominent council member, who was himself waiting for the reign of Elohim, came, boldly went in to Pilate and asked for the body of יהושע.
Mark 15:44 But Pilate wondered whether He was already dead, so summoning the captain, he asked him if He was already dead.
Mark 15:45 And when he learned this from the captain, he gave the body to Yosĕph.
Mark 15:46 And he, having bought fine linen, took Him down, and wrapped Him in the linen. And he laid Him in a tomb which had been hewn out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb.
Mark 15:47 And Miryam from Maḡdala, and Miryam the mother of Yosĕph, saw where He was laid.
The Scriptures by Institute For Scripture Research – 2009 Edition