27 u Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the 1 Praetorium and gathered the whole 2 garrison around Him. 28 And they v stripped Him and w put a scarlet robe on Him. 29 x When they had 3 twisted a crown of thorns, they put it on 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!" 30 Then y they spat on Him, and took the reed and struck Him on the head. 31 And when they had mocked Him, they took the robe off Him, put His own clothes on Him, z and led Him away to be crucified.New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.