Acts 13:28
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New American Standard Bible
"And though they found no ground for putting Him to death, they asked Pilate that He be executed.

King James Bible
And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.

Darby Bible Translation
And having found no cause of death in him, they begged of Pilate that he might be slain.

World English Bible
Though they found no cause for death, they still asked Pilate to have him killed.

Young's Literal Translation
and no cause of death having found, they did ask of Pilate that he should be slain,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

And though they found ... - They found no crime which deserved death. This is conclusively shown by the trial itself. After all their efforts; after the treason of Judas; after their employing false witnesses; still no crime was laid to his charge. The Sanhedrin condemned him for blasphemy; and yet they knew that they could not substantiate the charge before Pilate, and they therefore endeavored to procure his condemnation on the ground of sedition. Compare Luke 22:70-71, with Luke 23:1-2.

Yet desired they Pilate ... - Matthew 27:1-2; Luke 23:4-5.

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Unworthy of Life
'... Seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.'--ACTS xiii. 46. So ended the first attempt on Paul's great missionary journey to preach to the Jews. It is described at great length and the sermon given in full because it is the first. A wonderful sermon it was; touching all keys of feeling, now pleading almost with tears, now flashing with indignation, now calmly dealing with Scripture prophecies, now glowing as it tells the story of
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

To the Regions Beyond
'Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 2. As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them. 3. And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away. A. So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

The Man after God's Own Heart
"A man after mine own heart, who shall fulfil all my will."--ACTS xiii. 22. A BIBLE STUDY ON THE IDEAL OF A CHRISTIAN LIFE No man can be making much of his life who has not a very definite conception of what he is living for. And if you ask, at random, a dozen men what is the end of their life, you will be surprised to find how few have formed to themselves more than the most dim idea. The question of the summum bonum has ever been the most difficult for the human mind to grasp. What shall a man
Henry Drummond—The Ideal Life

Appendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
ONLY those who have made study of it can have any idea how large, and sometimes bewildering, is the literature on the subject of Jewish Proselytes and their Baptism. Our present remarks will be confined to the Baptism of Proselytes. 1. Generally, as regards proselytes (Gerim) we have to distinguish between the Ger ha-Shaar (proselyte of the gate) and Ger Toshabh (sojourner,' settled among Israel), and again the Ger hatstsedeq (proselyte of righteousness) and Ger habberith (proselyte of the covenant).
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Matthew 27:22
Pilate said to them, "Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said, "Crucify Him!"

Matthew 27:23
And he said, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they kept shouting all the more, saying, "Crucify Him!"

Mark 15:13
They shouted back, "Crucify Him!"

Mark 15:14
But Pilate said to them, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they shouted all the more, "Crucify Him!"

Luke 23:21
but they kept on calling out, saying, "Crucify, crucify Him!"

John 19:15
So they cried out, "Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him!" Pilate said to them, "Shall I crucify your King?" The chief priests answered, "We have no king but Caesar."

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

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