Posted by: biblestudyseattle | July 18, 2014

How many were crucified?

Two passages seem to conflict. One states that two crucified with Jesus jeered at him. Another account says that one of the two spoke kind words to Jesus, asking him to remember him in the kingdom. How do we resolve this? The first clue is that one account in the Greek states they were robbers. The other account actually says criminals. The solution is that there were four crucified with Jesus. Two were crucified with Jesus, then two more later, but before Jesus died. Here’s a more detailed explanation:

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