Matthew 27:23
Good News Translation
But Pilate asked, "What crime has he committed?" Then they started shouting at the top of their voices: "Crucify him!"

Contemporary English Version
Pilate answered, "But what crime has he done?" "Nail him to a cross!" they yelled even louder.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The governor said to them: Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying: Let him be crucified.

New American Bible
But he said, “Why? What evil has he done?” They only shouted the louder, “Let him be crucified!”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The governor said to them: Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying: Let him be crucified.

Why.

Genesis 37:18,19 And when they saw him afar off, before he came nigh them, they thought to kill him: . . .

1 Samuel 19:3-15 And I will go out and stand beside my father in the field where thou art: and I will speak of thee to my father, and whatsoever I shall see, I will tell thee. . . .

1 Samuel 20:31-33 For as long as the son of Isai liveth upon earth, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Therefore now presently send, and fetch him to me: for he is the son of death. . . .

1 Samuel 22:14-19 And Achimelech answering the king, said: And who amongst all thy servants is so faithful as David, who is the king's son in law, and goeth forth at thy bidding, and is honourable in thy house? . . .

But.

Matthew 21:38,39 But the husbandmen seeing the son, said among themselves: This is the heir: come, let us kill him, and we shall have his inheritance. . . .

Acts 7:57 And they, crying out with a loud voice, stopped their ears and with one accord ran violently upon him.

Acts 17:5-7 But the Jews, moved with envy and taking unto them some wicked men of the vulgar sort and making a tumult, set the city in an uproar: and besetting Jason's house, sought to bring them out unto the people. . . .

Acts 21:28-31 Men of Israel, help: This is the man that teacheth all men every where against the people and the law and this place; and moreover hath brought in Gentiles into the temple and hath violated this holy place. . . .

Acts 22:22,23 And they heard him until this word and then lifted up their voice, saying: Away with such an one from the earth. For it is not fit that he should live. . . .

Acts 23:10,12-15 And when there arose a great dissension, the tribune, fearing lest Paul should be pulled in pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and to take him by force from among them and to bring him into the castle. . . .

Context
The Crowd Chooses Barabbas
22Pilate saith to them: What shall I do then with Jesus that is called Christ? They say all: Let him be crucified. 23The governor said to them: Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying: Let him be crucified. 24And Pilate seeing that he prevailed nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, taking water washed his hands before the people, saying: I am innocent of the blood of this just man. Look you to it.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 20:32
And Jonathan answering Saul, his father, said: Why shall he die? What hath he done?

Matthew 27:22
Pilate saith to them: What shall I do then with Jesus that is called Christ? They say all: Let him be crucified.

Matthew 27:24
And Pilate seeing that he prevailed nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, taking water washed his hands before the people, saying: I am innocent of the blood of this just man. Look you to it.

Luke 23:4
And Pilate said to the chief priests and to the multitudes: I find no cause in this man.

Acts 13:28
And finding no cause of death in him, they desired of Pilate that they might kill him.

Additional Translations
“Why?” asked Pilate. “What evil has He done?” But they shouted all the louder, “Crucify Him!”

And he said, "For what evil did He commit?" And they kept crying out all the more, saying, "Let Him be crucified."

And the governor said, Why, what evil has he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.

And he said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out exceedingly, saying, Let him be crucified.

And the governor said, What evil then has he done? But they cried more than ever, saying, Let him be crucified.

And he said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out exceedingly, saying, Let him be crucified.

And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.

"Why, what crime has he committed?" asked Pilate. But they kept on furiously shouting, "Let him be crucified!"

But the governor said, "Why? What evil has he done?" But they cried out exceedingly, saying, "Let him be crucified!"

And the governor said, 'Why, what evil did he?' and they were crying out the more, saying, 'Let be crucified.'
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