New American Standard Bible
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole Roman cohort around Him.
King James Bible
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the soldiers of the governor, having taken Jesus with them to the praetorium, gathered against him the whole band,
World English Bible
Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and gathered the whole garrison together against him.
Young's Literal Translation
then the soldiers of the governor having taken Jesus to the Praetorium, did gather to him all the band;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Into the common hall - The original word here means, rather, the governor's palace or dwelling.
The trial of Jesus had taken place outside of the palace. The Jews would not enter in John 18:28, and it is probable that courts were held often in a larger and more public place than would be a room in his dwelling. Jesus, being condemned, was led by the soldiers away from the Jews "within" the palace, and subjected there to their profane mockery and sport.
The whole band - The "band" or cohort was a tenth part of a Roman legion, and consisted of from 400 to 600 men, according to the size of the legion. Compare the notes at Matthew 8:29.
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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. …
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Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;
The soldiers took Him away into the palace (that is, the Praetorium), and they called together the whole Roman cohort.
Then they led Jesus from Caiaphas into the Praetorium, and it was early; and they themselves did not enter into the Praetorium so that they would not be defiled, but might eat the Passover.
Therefore Pilate entered again into the Praetorium, and summoned Jesus and said to Him, "Are You the King of the Jews?"
and he entered into the Praetorium again and said to Jesus, "Where are You from?" But Jesus gave him no answer.
Now there was a man at Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian cohort,
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