“And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha:”
King James Version (KJV)
19:17 Bearing his cross - Not the whole cross, (for that was too large and heavy,) but the transverse beam of it, to which his hands were afterward fastened. This they used to make the person to be executed carry. #Mt 27:31|; Mr 15:20; Lu 23:26.
Joh 19:17-30 For notes on the Crucifixion, see Mt 27:33-66. Compare Mr 15:22-47 Lu 23:33-46. I note some additional features given by John.