New International Version
Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him.
King James Bible
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the soldiers of the governor, having taken Jesus with [them] to the praetorium, gathered against him the whole band,
World English Bible
Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and gathered the whole garrison together against him.
Young's Literal Translation
then the soldiers of the governor having taken Jesus to the Praetorium, did gather to him all the band;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The common hall - Or, praetorium. Called so from the praetor, a principal magistrate among the Romans, whose business it was to administer justice in the absence of the consul. This place night be termed in English the court house, or common hall.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
common hall. or, governor's house.
LibraryThe Blind Watchers at the Cross
'And sitting down they watched Him there.' --MATT. xxvii. 36. Our thoughts are, rightly, so absorbed by the central Figure in this great chapter that we pass by almost unnoticed the groups round the cross. And yet there are large lessons to be learned from each of them. These rude soldiers, four in number, as we infer from John's Gospel, had no doubt joined with their comrades in the coarse mockery which preceded the sad procession to Calvary; and then they had to do the rough work of the executioners, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Third Stage of Jewish Trial. Jesus Formally Condemned by the Sanhedrin and Led to Pilate.
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas,
The soldiers led Jesus away into the palace (that is, the Praetorium) and called together the whole company of soldiers.
Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. By now it was early morning, and to avoid ceremonial uncleanness they did not enter the palace, because they wanted to be able to eat the Passover.
Pilate then went back inside the palace, summoned Jesus and asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?"
and he went back inside the palace. "Where do you come from?" he asked Jesus, but Jesus gave him no answer.
At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment.
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