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32They also led two other criminals to be executed with Jesus. 33When they arrived at the place called The Skull, they crucified him, along with the criminals, one on his right and the other on his left. 34Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they’re doing." They drew lots as a way of dividing up his clothing.
35The people were standing around watching, but the leaders sneered at him, saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself if he really is the Christ sent from God, the chosen one."
36The soldiers also mocked him. They came up to him, offering him sour wine 37and saying, "If you really are the king of the Jews, save yourself." 38Above his head was a notice of the formal charge against him. It read "This is the king of the Jews."
39One of the criminals hanging next to Jesus insulted him: "Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!"
40Responding, the other criminal spoke harshly to him, "Don’t you fear God, seeing that you’ve also been sentenced to die? 41We are rightly condemned, for we are receiving the appropriate sentence for what we did. But this man has done nothing wrong." 42Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom."
43Jesus replied, "I assure you that today you will be with me in paradise."
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