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Who Crucified Christ?

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Matthew 27:1 When the morning was come, all the chief priests and
elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

Matthew 27:2 And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius
Pilate the governor.
Matthew 27:3 Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned,
repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Matthew 26:56 But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then
all the disciples forsook him, and fled.

Mark 14:50 And they all forsook him, and fled.

Matthew 27:4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said,
What is that to us? see thou to that.

Did these men say, ‘No Judas, this man was a false prophet. You have helped to save many from
deception. You have helped to serve your God, etc.?’ No, they used Judas and then they threw
him aside. “What is that to us? See you to that.”

Matthew 27:5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and
hanged himself.
Matthew 27:6 And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put
them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
Matthew 27:7 And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter’s field, to bury strangers
Matthew 27:8 Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.
Matthew 27:9 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, And they
took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of
Israel did value;
Matthew 27:10 And gave them for the potter’s field, as the Lord appointed me.

Zec 11:1 Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.
Zechariah 11:2 Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye
oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.

Meaning what? That ‘Babylon’ is the flesh? Is that what ‘Babylon’ is?

Zechariah 11:3 There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; [ not ‘the flesh’. God’s people
don’t come out of ‘the flesh.’ That would be 'come out of the Sea, my people.' But that is not
what we are told] for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of
Jordan is spoiled.

Revelation 18:4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people,
that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
Revelation 18:5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
Revelation 18:6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to
her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.
Revelation 18:7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and
sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no
Revelation 18:8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and
famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong [is] the Lord God who judgeth

Zechariah 11:4 Thus saith the LORD my God; Feed the flock of the slaughter;

Psa 44:22 Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the

Zechariah 11:5 Whose possessors slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that
sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and their own shepherds pity them not.

Revelation 3:17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of
nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and

Hosea 12:8 And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: in all
my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.

Zechariah 11:6 For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, I will
deliver the men every one into his neighbour’s hand, and into the hand of his king: and they
shall smite the land, and out of their hand [the hand of the neighbor and the king] I will not
deliver them.
Zechariah 11:7 And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. And I
took unto me two staves; the one I called Beauty, and the other I called Bands; and I fed the
Zechariah 11:8 Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their
soul also abhorred me.
Zechariah 11:9 Then said I, I will not feed you: that that dieth, let it die; and that that is to be
cut off, let it be cut off; and let the rest eat every one the flesh of another.

Revelation 22:10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the
time is at hand.
Revelation 22:11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be
filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy
Revelation 22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward [is] with me, to give every man
according as his work shall be.

Zechariah 11:10 And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my
covenant which I had made with all the people.
Zechariah 11:11 And it was broken in that day: and so the poor of the flock that waited upon
me knew that it was the word of the LORD.
Zechariah 11:12 And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not,
forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.
Zechariah 11:13 And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was
prised at of them. And I took the thirty [pieces] of silver, and cast them to the potter in the house
of the LORD.

Matthew 27:11 And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, Art
thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest.
Matthew 27:12 And when he was accused of the chief priests and elders, he answered nothing.
Matthew 27:13 Then said Pilate unto him, Hearest thou not how many things they witness
against thee?
Matthew 27:14 And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled
Matthew 27:15 Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner,
whom they would.
Matthew 27:16 And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas.
Matthew 27:17 Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will
ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ?
Matthew 27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.
Matthew 27:19 When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying,
Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream
because of him.
Matthew 27:20 But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude [of God’ own people]
that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
Matthew 27:21 The governor answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I
release unto you? They said, Barabbas.
Matthew 27:22 Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ?
They all say unto him, Let him be crucified.
Matthew 27:23 And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the
more, saying, Let him be crucified.
Matthew 27:24 When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made,
he took water, and washed [his] hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of
this just person: see ye to it.
Matthew 27:25 Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.

Luke 19:22 And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked
servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that
I did not sow:
Acts 3:13 The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified
his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate[the flesh], when
he was determined to let him go.
Acts 3:14 But ye [God’s own church] denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a
murderer to be granted unto you;
Acts 3:15 And [you- God’s own church] killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised
from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.

Acts 10:39 And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in
Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree:

Luke 13:33 Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day]following: for it cannot
be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

Revelation 13:1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea,
having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name
of blasphemy.

Revelation 13:11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns
like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
Revelation 13:12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth
the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was
Revelation 13:13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on
the earth in the sight of men,
Revelation 13:14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by [the means of] those miracles
which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that
they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.

Jeremiah 22:29 O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the LORD. [Addressed to Judah and
Jerusalem-veres 1-3]

Matthew 27:26 Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he
delivered him to be crucified.
Matthew 27:27 Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered
unto him the whole band of soldiers.
Matthew 27:28 And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.
Matthew 27:29 And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a
reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King
of the Jews!

Luke 19:22 And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked
servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that
I did not sow:
Matthew 27:30 And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head.
Matthew 27:31 And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his
own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him.
Matthew 27:32 And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they
compelled to bear his cross.
Matthew 27:33 And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of
a skull,
Matthew 27:34 They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted
thereof, he would not drink.
Matthew 27:35 And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be
fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my
vesture did they cast lots.

Psalm 22:18 They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.

Matthew 27:36 And sitting down they watched him there;

Genesis 37:23 And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript
Joseph out of his coat, his coat of[many colours that was on him;
Genesis 37:24 And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no
water in it.
Genesis 37:25 And they sat down to eat bread: Lam 3:63 Behold their sitting down, and their
rising up; I am their musick.

Lam 3:64 Render unto them a recompence, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

Acts 25:1 Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from
Caesarea to Jerusalem.

Acts 25:6 And when he had tarried among them more than ten days, he went down unto
Caesarea; and the next day sitting on the judgment seat commanded Paul to be brought.

Matthew 27:37 And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF
Matthew 27:38 Then were there two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and
another on the left.
Matthew 27:39 And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads,
Matthew 27:40 And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest [it] in three days, save
thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.
Matthew 27:41 Likewise also the chief priests mocking [him], with the scribes and elders, said,
Matthew 27:42 He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now
come down from the cross, and we will believe him.
Matthew 27:43 He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am
the Son of God.
Matthew 27:44 The thieves also, which were crucified with him, cast the same in his teeth.
Matthew 27:45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.
Matthew 27:46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama
sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
Matthew 27:47 Some of them that stood there, when they heard that, said, This man]calleth for
Matthew 27:48 And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar,
and put it]on a reed, and gave him to drink.
Matthew 27:49 The rest said, Let be, let us see whether Elias will come to save him.
Matthew 27:50 Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.
Matthew 27:51 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom;
and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;
Matthew 27:52 And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose,
Matthew 27:53 And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and
appeared unto many.
Matthew 27:54 Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the
earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son
of God.
Matthew 27:55 And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from
Galilee, ministering unto him:

Luke 8:3 And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others,
which ministered unto him of their substance.

Matthew 27:56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses,
and the mother of Zebedee’s children.
Matthew 27:57 When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph,
who also himself was Jesus’ disciple:
Matthew 27:58 He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the
body to be delivered.
Matthew 27:59 And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
Matthew 27:60 And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he
rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.
Matthew 27:61 And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against
the sepulchre.
Matthew 27:62 Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and
Pharisees came together unto Pilate,
Matthew 27:63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After
three days I will rise again.
Matthew 27:64 Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his
disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead:
so the last error shall be worse than the first.
Matthew 27:65 Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye can.
Matthew 27:66 So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.

So who Killed Jesus?

Acts 4:24 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said,
Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:
Acts 4:25 Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the
people imagine vain things?
Acts 4:26 The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord,
and against his Christ.
Acts 4:27 For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and
Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
Acts 4:28 For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.
Acts 4:29 And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all
boldness they may speak thy word,
Acts 4:30 By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done
by the name of thy holy child Jesus.