New Living Translation
Meanwhile, the leading priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas to be released and for Jesus to be put to death.
King James Bible
But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
Darby Bible Translation
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should beg for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
World English Bible
Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes to ask for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation
And the chief priests and the elders did persuade the multitudes that they might ask for themselves Barabbas, and might destroy Jesus;
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"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
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But when Jeremiah had finished his message, saying everything the LORD had told him to say, the priests and prophets and all the people at the Temple mobbed him. "Kill him!" they shouted.
So the governor asked again, "Which of these two do you want me to release to you?" The crowd shouted back, "Barabbas!"
You rejected this holy, righteous one and instead demanded the release of a murderer.
Each Sabbath found Paul at the synagogue, trying to convince the Jews and Greeks alike.
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