Matthew 27:20
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English Standard Version
Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus.

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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the chief priests and ancients persuaded the people, that they should ask Barabbas, and make Jesus away.

English Revised Version
Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament
The High Priests, however, and the Elders urged the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to demand the death of Jesus.

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persuaded.

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...

should.

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...

Cross References
Jeremiah 26:8
And when Jeremiah had finished speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak to all the people, then the priests and the prophets and all the people laid hold of him, saying, "You shall die!

Matthew 27:21
The governor again said to them, "Which of the two do you want me to release for you?" And they said, "Barabbas."

Acts 3:14
But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,

Acts 18:4
And he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath, and tried to persuade Jews and Greeks.

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