|New International Version (© 2011)|
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed.
King James Bible
But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
American Standard Version
Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes that they should 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;
Matthew 27:20 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ask Barabbas - Who had raised an insurrection and committed murder - and to destroy Jesus, whose voice was never heard in their streets, and who had, during the space of three years and a half, gone about unweariedly, from village to village, instructing the ignorant, healing the diseased, and raising the dead.
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Mark 15:11 But the chief priests moved the people, that he should rather release Barabbas to them.
Acts 14:18,19 And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice to them...
Acts 19:23-29 And the same time there arose no small stir about that way...
Luke 23:18-20 And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas...
John 18:40 Then cried they all again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.
John 19:15,16 But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate said to them, Shall I crucify your King...
Acts 3:14,15 But you denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted to you...
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Jeremiah 26:8 But as soon as Jeremiah finished telling all the people everything the LORD had commanded him to say, the priests, the prophets and all the people seized him and said, "You must die!
Matthew 27:21 "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" asked the governor. "Barabbas," they answered.
Acts 3:14 You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
Acts 18:4 Every Sabbath he reasoned in the synagogue, trying to persuade Jews and Greeks.