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Since Jesus was already dead they could cause him no more pain. I beleive that this was a mockery.

By: Terry Gaines
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but I shall pour a spirit of pity and compassion on the house of
David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.Then they will look on me, on him whom they have pierced,and will lament over him as over an only child, and will grieve for him bitterly as for a firstborn son. Zechariah 12:10

By: Takao Ogawa
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The Death of Jesus

After this, Jesus, seeing that all things were now finished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, "I am thirsty." Now a vessel full of vinegar was set there; so they put a sponge full of the vinegar on hyssop, and held it at his mouth. When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, "It is finished." He bowed his head, and gave up his spirit.
Therefore the Jews, because it was the Preparation Day, so that the bodies wouldn't remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a special one), asked of Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. Therefore the soldiers came, and broke the legs of the first, and of the other who was crucified with him; but when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was already dead, they didn't break his legs. However one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and immediately blood and water came out. He who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true. He knows that he tells the truth, that you may believe. For these things happened, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, "A bone of him will not be broken." Again another Scripture says, "They will look on him whom they pierced."

John 19:28-37
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