New Living Translation
Now it was the governor's custom each year during the Passover celebration to release one prisoner--anyone the people requested.
King James Bible
Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired.
Darby Bible Translation
But at the feast he released to them one prisoner, whomsoever they begged of him.
World English Bible
Now at the feast he used to release to them one prisoner, whom they asked of him.
Young's Literal Translation
And at every feast he was releasing to them one prisoner, whomsoever they were asking;
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MATT. XXVII. 54. Comp. MARK XV. 39. "Now, when the centurion, and they that were with him watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying: Truly this was the [a] Son of God." LUKE XXIII. 47. "Now, when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying: Certainly this was a righteous man." Note.--The centurion here spoken of is the one who, according to Roman custom, presided over the execution (hence called by Seneca centurio supplicio præpositus; …
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Now it was the governor's custom each year during the Passover celebration to release one prisoner to the crowd--anyone they wanted.
One of the prisoners at that time was Barabbas, a revolutionary who had committed murder in an uprising.
Then a mighty roar rose from the crowd, and with one voice they shouted, "Kill him, and release Barabbas to us!"
Peter had to stay outside the gate. Then the disciple who knew the high priest spoke to the woman watching at the gate, and she let Peter in.
But you have a custom of asking me to release one prisoner each year at Passover. Would you like me to release this 'King of the Jews'?"
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