Bible: John 19:31-34

19:31 Then, because it was the day of preparation, so that the bodies should not stay on the crosses on the Sabbath 1  (for that Sabbath was an especially important one), 2  the Jewish leaders 3  asked Pilate to have the victimslegs 4  broken 5  and the bodies taken down. 6  19:32 So the soldiers came and broke the legs of the two men who had been crucified 7  with Jesus, 8  first the one and then the other. 9  19:33 But when they came to Jesus and saw that he was already dead, they did not break his legs. 19:34 But one of the soldiers pierced 10  his side with a spear, and blood and water 11  flowed out immediately.

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