Matthew 27:24
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English Standard Version
So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to it yourselves.”

King James Bible
When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it.

American Standard Version
So when Pilate saw that he prevailed nothing, but rather that a tumult was arising, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this righteous man; see ye to it .

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
So when Pilate saw that he prevailed nothing, but rather that a tumult was arising, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this righteous man: see ye to it.

Webster's Bible Translation
When Pilate saw that he could not prevail at all, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it.

Weymouth New Testament
So when he saw that he could gain nothing, but that on the contrary there was a riot threatening, he called for water and washed his hands in sight of them all, saying, "I am not responsible for this murder: you must answer for it."

Matthew 27:24 Parallel
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and washed.

Deuteronomy 21:6,7 And all the elders of that city, that are next to the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the valley...

Job 9:30,31 If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean...

Psalm 26:6 I will wash my hands in innocence: so will I compass your altar, O LORD:

Jeremiah 2:27,35 Saying to a stock, You are my father; and to a stone, You have brought me forth: for they have turned their back to me...

just.

Matthew 27:4,9,54 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see you to that...

John 19:4 Pilate therefore went forth again, and said to them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that you may know that I find no fault in him.

Acts 3:14 But you denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted to you;

2 Corinthians 5:21 For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

1 Peter 3:18 For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 21:6
And all the elders of that city nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

Matthew 26:5
But they said, "Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar among the people."

Matthew 27:4
saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." They said, "What is that to us? See to it yourself."

Matthew 27:19
Besides, while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, "Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered much because of him today in a dream."

Matthew 27:23
And he said, "Why? What evil has he done?" But they shouted all the more, "Let him be crucified!"

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