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View of a "thorn tree" on the grounds of Dominus Flevit (= "our Lord wept;" Luke 19:41–44).
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The Roman soldiers (Matt. 27:29) . . . twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand and knelt in front of him and mocked him. “Hail, king of the Jews!” they said.
Mark 15:17 They put a purple robe on him, then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on him.
John 19:2 The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe . . . John 19:5 When Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, Pilate said to them, “Here is the man!”