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34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them. They don’t know what they are doing.”[a]

The soldiers threw dice to divide Jesus’ clothes between them. 35 The people stood there watching everything. The Jewish leaders laughed at Jesus. They said, “If he is God’s Chosen One, the Messiah, then let him save himself. He saved others, didn’t he?”

36 Even the soldiers laughed at Jesus and made fun of him. They came and offered him some sour wine.

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  1. Luke 23:34 Jesus said, “Father, … doing” Some early copies of Luke do not have these words.

34 Jesus said, “Father,(A) forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”[a](B) And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.(C)

35 The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him.(D) They said, “He saved others; let him save himself if he is God’s Messiah, the Chosen One.”(E)

36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him.(F) They offered him wine vinegar(G)

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  1. Luke 23:34 Some early manuscripts do not have this sentence.

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