New American Standard Bible
Then he released Barabbas for them; but after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
King James Bible
Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.
Darby Bible Translation
Then he released to them Barabbas; but Jesus, having scourged him, he delivered up that he might be crucified.
World English Bible
Then he released to them Barabbas, but Jesus he flogged and delivered to be crucified.
Young's Literal Translation
Then did he release to them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, he delivered him up that he may be crucified;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And when he had scourged Jesus - See the notes at Matthew 10:17. Among the Romans it was customary to scourge or whip a "slave" before he was crucified. This was done to inflict greater suffering. than crucifixion would be alone, and to add to the horrors of the punishment. Our Lord, being about to be put to death after the manner of a slave, was also treated as a slave as one of the lowest and most despised of mankind.
He delivered him to be crucified - Not merely gave him up to them to crucify him, as if they only were answerable, but he gave him up as a judge, when he ought to have saved his life and might have done it. Crucifixion was a Roman punishment; it was performed by Roman soldiers; Pilate pronounced the sentence from a Roman tribunal, and Pilate affixed the title to the cross. Pilate, therefore, as well as the Jews, was answerable to God for the death of the Savior of the world.
LibraryThe Sentence which Condemned the Judges
And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked Him, saying, Art Thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest. 12. And when He was accused of the chief priests and elders, He answered nothing. 13. Then said Pilate unto Him, Hearest Thou not how many things they witness against Thee? 14. And He answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly. 15. Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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Remorse and Suicide of Judas.
and will hand Him over to the Gentiles to mock and scourge and crucify Him, and on the third day He will be raised up."
Wishing to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas for them, and after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
"Therefore I will punish Him and release Him."
Pilate then took Jesus and scourged Him.
So he then handed Him over to them to be crucified.
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