New International Version
You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
King James Bible
But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;
Darby Bible Translation
But *ye* denied the holy and righteous one, and asked that a man [that was] a murderer should be granted to you;
World English Bible
But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,
Young's Literal Translation
and ye the Holy and Righteous One did deny, and desired a man -- a murderer -- to be granted to you,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye denied the Holy One - Τον ἁγιον. A manifest reference to Psalm 16:10 : Thou wilt not suffer thy Holy One to see corruption; where the original word חסידיך Chasideyca, thy Holy One, is translated by the Septuagint, τον Ὁσιον σου, a word of the same import with that used by Peter.
And desired a murderer - Barabbas: the case must have been fresh in their own remembrance. Like cleaves to like, and begets its like: they were murderers themselves, and so Christ calls them, Matthew 22:7, and they preferred a murderer to the holy and righteous One of God.
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But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed.
"What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!"
But the chief priests stirred up the crowd to have Pilate release Barabbas instead.
But the whole crowd shouted, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, the one they asked for, and surrendered Jesus to their will.
about righteousness, because I am going to the Father, where you can see me no longer;
They shouted back, "No, not him! Give us Barabbas!" Now Barabbas had taken part in an uprising.
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