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Matthew 27:26-28 The Passion Translation (TPT)

26 So he released Barabbas to the people. He ordered that Jesus be beaten with a whip of leather straps embedded with metal, and afterward be crucified. 27 Then the guards took him into their military compound, where a detachment of nearly six hundred soldiers surrounded him.

28 They stripped off his clothing[a] and placed a scarlet robe on him to make fun of him.


  1. 27:28 The Greek word ekduo means “to fully undress.” This was an act meant to shame and humiliate.
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Matthew 27:26-28 New International Version (NIV)

26 Then he released Barabbas to them. But he had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified.

The Soldiers Mock Jesus

27 Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. 28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him,

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