As the soldiers led Jesus along the road
to Calvary, they seized Simon of Gyrene to carry the cross of Jesus. At
Golgotha, they offered wine mingled with gall to Jesus who tasted and rejected
it. After crucifying him, they divided his garments by lot and they sat down to
keep watch. Over his head was the inscription, “This is Jesus, the King of
the Jews.”

Two robbers were crucified with him (one on either side).
Passers-by mocked Jesus: ‘you who would destroy the temple and build it in
three days, save yourself if you are the son of God/come from the cross’. Chief
priests, scribes, and the elders mocked him saying, ‘if you are the king of
Isreal, come down from the cross and we shall believe’.
Even the two robbers crucified with him mocked him. From the sixth
hour, there was darkness all over to the ninth hour and he cried, ‘Eli, Eli,
lamasabachthani’ meaning ‘My God, my God, why has thou forsaken me’. Bystanders
said he was calling Elijah, let us see if Elijah would come to save him. They
gave him vinegar to drink.
Jesus cried with a loud voice and gave up his spirit. The
centurion and the guards who were filled with awe said, “Truly this man
was the Son of God.” The ministering women who were looking from afar
(including Mary Magdalene, Mary, mother of James, etc) were all there and
witnessed the event.
In the evening, Joseph of Arimathea sought and obtained permission
from Pilate to bury the body of Jesus. He took the body, wrapped it in clean
linen and buried it in his (rock hewn) tomb.