They 1 spat on him and took the staff 2 and struck him repeatedly 3 on the head.
Again and again 1 they struck him on the head with a staff 2 and spit on him. Then they knelt down and paid homage to him.
I have many things to write to you, but I do not wish to write to you with 1 pen and ink. 2
While they were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness 1 to see? A reed shaken by the wind? 2
He will not break a bruised reed or extinguish a smoldering wick, until he brings justice to victory.
Immediately 1 one of them ran and got a sponge, filled it with sour wine, 2 put it on a stick, 3 and gave it to him to drink.
Then someone ran, filled a sponge with sour wine, 1 put it on a stick, 2 and gave it to him to drink, saying, “Leave him alone! Let’s see if Elijah will come to take him down!”
When 1 John’s messengers had gone, Jesus 2 began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness 3 to see? A reed shaken by the wind? 4
Then 1 a measuring rod 2 like a staff was given to me, and I was told, 3 “Get up and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and the ones who worship there.
The angel 1 who spoke to me had a golden measuring rod with which to measure the city and its foundation stones and wall.
and after braiding 1 a crown of thorns, 2 they put it on his head. They 3 put a staff 4 in his right hand, and kneeling down before him, they mocked him: 5 “Hail, king of the Jews!” 6
Now 1 the city is laid out as a square, 2 its length and width the same. He 3 measured the city with the measuring rod 4 at fourteen hundred miles 5 (its length and width and height are equal).