New International Version
The crowd came up and asked Pilate to do for them what he usually did.
King James Bible
And the multitude crying aloud began to desire him to do as he had ever done unto them.
Darby Bible Translation
And the crowd crying out began to beg [that he would do] to them as he had always done.
World English Bible
The multitude, crying aloud, began to ask him to do as he always did for them.
Young's Literal Translation
And the multitude having cried out, began to ask for themselves as he was always doing to them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The multitude crying aloud - Αναβοησας. The word itself strongly marks the vociferations, or, to come nearer the original word, the bellowing of the multitude. It signifies, properly, a loud and long cry, such as Christ emitted on the cross. See the whole history of these proceedings against our Lord treated at large, on Matthew 27 (note).
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'And they compel one Simon, a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear His Cross.'--Mark xv. 21. How little these soldiers knew that they were making this man immortal! What a strange fate that is which has befallen chose persons in the Gospel narrative, who for an instant came into contact with Jesus Christ. Like ships passing athwart the white ghostlike splendour of moonlight on the sea, they gleam silvery pure for a moment as they cross its …
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The Dying Saviour Our Example.
Now it was the governor's custom at the festival to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd.
Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them.
A man called Barabbas was in prison with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the uprising.
"Do you want me to release to you the king of the Jews?" asked Pilate,
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