Now it was the governor's custom at the feast to release to the crowd a prisoner of their choosing.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 27:16
At that time they were holding a notorious prisoner named Barabbas.
Now it was Pilate's custom at the feast to release to the people a prisoner of their choosing.
(For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.)
But they all cried out in unison: "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
But Peter stood outside at the door. Then the disciple who was known to the high priest went out and spoke to the doorkeeper, and brought Peter in.
But it is your custom that I release to you one prisoner at the Passover. So then, do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?"
Chapter Outline1. Jesus is delivered bound to Pilate.
3. Judas hangs himself.
19. Pilate, admonished of his wife,
20. and being urged by the multitude, washes his hands, and releases Barabbas.
27. Jesus is mocked and crowned with thorns;
50. dies, and is buried;
62. his tomb is sealed and watched.
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