for solo baritone, chorus and orchestra
No.6 Christ's Garments Divided (excerpt)
Duration: 02 mins 17 secs
Christopher Maltman/London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/Colin Davis
(p) and (c) 2009 London Symphony Orchestra, London, UK
LSO Live SACD 0671 (2CDs)
Text heard on Sample:
When the soldiers crucified Jesus they took his garments and made four parts, one for each soldier; and also his tunic. But the tunic was without seam, woven from top to bottom; so they said to one another,
Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it to see whose it shall be.
This was to fulfil the scripture, "They parted my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots". So the soldiers did this.
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