|New International Version (© 2011)|
"If he were not a criminal," they replied, "we would not have handed him over to you."
King James Bible
They answered and said unto him, If he were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered him up unto thee.
American Standard Version
They answered and said unto him, If this man were not an evildoer, we should not have delivered him up unto thee.
Young's Literal Translation
they answered and said to him, 'If he were not an evil doer, we had not delivered him to thee.'
John 18:30 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If he were not a malefactor - So they did not wish to make Pilate the judge, but the executor of the sentence which they had already illegally passed.
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John 19:12 And from thereafter Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If you let this man go, you are not Caesar's friend...
Mark 15:3 And the chief priests accused him of many things: but he answered nothing.
Luke 20:19-26 And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people...
Luke 23:2-5 And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar...
Mark 10:33 Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be delivered to the chief priests, and to the scribes...
Luke 24:7 Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.
Acts 3:13 The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Son Jesus; whom you delivered up...
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John 18:29 So Pilate came out to them and asked, "What charges are you bringing against this man?"
John 18:31 Pilate said, "Take him yourselves and judge him by your own law." "But we have no right to execute anyone," they objected.
2 Timothy 2:9 for which I am suffering even to the point of being chained like a criminal. But God's word is not chained.
1 Peter 4:15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler.