New American Standard Bible
"And though they found no ground for putting Him to death, they asked Pilate that He be executed.
King James Bible
And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.
Darby Bible Translation
And having found no cause of death in him, they begged of Pilate that he might be slain.
World English Bible
Though they found no cause for death, they still asked Pilate to have him killed.
Young's Literal Translation
and no cause of death having found, they did ask of Pilate that he should be slain,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And though they found ... - They found no crime which deserved death. This is conclusively shown by the trial itself. After all their efforts; after the treason of Judas; after their employing false witnesses; still no crime was laid to his charge. The Sanhedrin condemned him for blasphemy; and yet they knew that they could not substantiate the charge before Pilate, and they therefore endeavored to procure his condemnation on the ground of sedition. Compare Luke 22:70-71, with Luke 23:1-2.
LibraryUnworthy of Life
'... Seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.'--ACTS xiii. 46. So ended the first attempt on Paul's great missionary journey to preach to the Jews. It is described at great length and the sermon given in full because it is the first. A wonderful sermon it was; touching all keys of feeling, now pleading almost with tears, now flashing with indignation, now calmly dealing with Scripture prophecies, now glowing as it tells the story of …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
To the Regions Beyond
The Man after God's Own Heart
Appendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
Pilate said to them, "Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said, "Crucify Him!"
And he said, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they kept shouting all the more, saying, "Crucify Him!"
They shouted back, "Crucify Him!"
But Pilate said to them, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they shouted all the more, "Crucify Him!"
but they kept on calling out, saying, "Crucify, crucify Him!"
So they cried out, "Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him!" Pilate said to them, "Shall I crucify your King?" The chief priests answered, "We have no king but Caesar."
"But you disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,
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