Matthew 27:20
Good News Translation
The chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask Pilate to set Barabbas free and have Jesus put to death.

Contemporary English Version
But the chief priests and the leaders convinced the crowds to ask for Barabbas to be set free and for Jesus to be killed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the chief priests and ancients persuaded the people that they should ask Barabbas and make Jesus away.

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But the chief priests and ancients persuaded the people that they should ask Barabbas and make Jesus away.

persuaded.

Mark 15:11 But the chief priests moved the people, that he should rather release Barabbas to them.

Acts 14:18,19 And speaking these things, they scarce restrained the people from sacrificing to them. . . .

Acts 19:23-29 Now at that time there arose no small disturbance about the way of the Lord. . . .

should.

Luke 23:18-20 But the whole multitude together cried out, saying: Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas: . . .

John 18:40 Then cried they all again, saying: Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.

John 19:15,16 But they cried out: Away with him: Away with him: Crucify him. Pilate saith to them: shall I crucify your king? The chief priests answered: We have no king but Caesar. . . .

Acts 3:14,15 But you denied the Holy One and the Just: and desired a murderer to be granted unto you. . . .

Context
The Crowd Chooses Barabbas
19And as he was sitting in the place of judgment, his wife sent to him, saying: Have thou nothing to do with that just man; for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him. 20But the chief priests and ancients persuaded the people that they should ask Barabbas and make Jesus away. 21And the governor answering, said to them: Whether will you of the two to be released unto you? But they said: Barabbas.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 26:8
And when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the Lord had commanded him to speak to all the people, the priests, and the prophets, and all the people laid hold on him, saying: Let him be put to death.

Matthew 27:21
And the governor answering, said to them: Whether will you of the two to be released unto you? But they said: Barabbas.

Acts 3:14
But you denied the Holy One and the Just: and desired a murderer to be granted unto you.

Acts 18:4
And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, bringing in the name of the Lord Jesus. And he persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.

Additional Translations
But the chief priests and elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus put to death.

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should ask for Barabbas, and should destroy Jesus.

But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should beg for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

The High Priests, however, and the Elders urged the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to demand the death of Jesus.

Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes to ask for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

And the chief priests and the elders did persuade the multitudes that they might ask for themselves Barabbas, and might destroy Jesus;
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