Two criminals were also led away to be put to death with him.
And when they came to the place which is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals on his left hand and on his right.
And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they’re doing.”
They cast lots to divide his garments. And the people stood by watching; but their rulers scoffed at him, saying, “Let him save himself, if he is God’s chosen Messiah!”
The soldiers also mocked him, offering him vinegar, and saying, “If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!” There was also an inscription over him: “This is the King of the Jews.”
One of the criminals hanging there railed at him, saying, “Aren’t you the Messiah? Save yourself, and us!”
But the other rebuked him, saying, “Don’t you fear God? You’re suffering the same condemnation he is. And we’re condemned justly for our deeds, but he has done no harm.” And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your reign.”
And Jesus answered, “Truly I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”
It was now about the sixth hour; and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun’s light failed, and the curtain of the Temple was torn in two.
Then Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Father, into Thy hands I commit my spirit!” Having said this, he breathed his last.
When the centurion saw what had happened he praised God, and said, “Surely this man was innocent.”
And all the multitudes who had assembled to see the sight, returned home beating their breasts. All his acquaintances and the women who had followed him from Galilee stood at a distance and saw these things.