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Simon of Cyrene


(1a) Mark 15:20b-21 = Matt 27:31b-32 = Luke 23:26
(1b)(!) John 19:17a


(1a) Mark 15:20b-21

/15:20b/ Then they led him out to crucify him. /15:21/ They compelled a passer-by, who was coming in from the country, to carry his cross; it was Simon of Cyrene, the father of Alexander and Rufus.

= Matt 27:31b-32
/27:31/ After mocking him, they stripped him of the robe and put his own clothes on him. Then they led him away to crucify him. /27:32/ As they went out, they came upon a man from Cyrene named Simon; they compelled this man to carry his cross.

= Luke 23:26
/23:26/ As they led him away, they seized a man, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, and they laid the cross on him, and made him carry it behind Jesus.

(1b)(!) John 19:17a

/19:17a/ and carrying the cross by himself,




RCL: Palm Sunday, Good Friday
ECUSA & RC: Palm Sunday, Good Friday


John Dominic Crossan

Item: 273
Stratum: II (60-80 CE)
Attestation: Single
Historicity: -


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