New International Version
Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.
King James Bible
There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
Darby Bible Translation
Now at the same time there were present some who told him of the Galileans whose blood Pilate mingled with [that of] their sacrifices.
World English Bible
Now there were some present at the same time who told him about the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.
Young's Literal Translation
And there were present certain at that time, telling him about the Galileans, whose blood Pilate did mingle with their sacrifices;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
At that season - At what time this happened is not easy to determine; but it appears that it was now a piece of news which was told to Christ and his disciples for the first time.
Whose blood Pilate had mingled - This piece of history is not recorded (as far as I can find) by Josephus: however, he states that the Galileans were the most seditious people in the land: they belonged properly to Herod's jurisdiction; but, as they kept the great feasts at Jerusalem, they probably, by their tumultuous behavior at some one of them, gave Pilate, who was a mortal enemy to Herod, a pretext to fall upon and slay many of them; and thus, perhaps, sacrifice the people to the resentment he had against the prince. Archelaus is represented by Josephus as sending his soldiers into the temple, and slaying 3000 men while they were employed in offering sacrifices. Josephus, War, b. ii. c. 1, s. 3, and ii. c. 5. Some suppose that this refers to the followers of Judas Gaulonites, (see Acts 5:37), who would not acknowledge the Roman government, a number of whom Pilate surrounded and slew, while they were sacrificing in the temple. See Josephus, Antiq. lib. 18: but this is not very certain.
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the Galilaeans. The Galilaeans are frequently mentioned by Josephus as the most turbulent and seditious people, being upon all occasions ready to disturb the Roman authority. It is uncertain to what event our Lord refers; but is probable that they were the followers of Judas Gaulonitis, who opposed paying tribute to Caesar and submitting to the Roman government. A party of them coming to Jerusalem during one of the great festivals, and presenting their oblations in the court of the temple, Pilate treacherously sent a company of soldiers, who slew them, and 'mingled their blood with their sacrifices.'
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The Strait Gate. Warned against Herod.
At the Feast of the Dedication of the Temple.
Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people made their plans how to have Jesus executed.
So they bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate the governor.
"Men of Galilee," they said, "why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven."
Utterly amazed, they asked: "Aren't all these who are speaking Galileans?
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