New International Version
He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer.
King James Bible
Then he questioned with him in many words; but he answered him nothing.
Darby Bible Translation
and he questioned him in many words, but *he* answered him nothing.
World English Bible
He questioned him with many words, but he gave no answers.
Young's Literal Translation
and was questioning him in many words, and he answered him nothing.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Herod's jurisdiction - The city of Nazareth, in which Christ had continued till he was thirty years of age, and that of Capernaum, in which he principally resided the last years of his life, were both in Lower Galilee, of which Herod Antipas was tetrarch. Pilate was probably glad of this opportunity to pay a little respect to Herod, whom it is likely he had irritated, and with whom he now wished to be friends. See Luke 23:12.
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'Then Herod questioned with Him in many words; but He answered him nothing.'--LUKE xxiii. 9. Four Herods play their parts in the New Testament story. The first of them is the grim old tiger who slew the infants at Bethlehem, and soon after died. This Herod is the second--a cub of the litter, with his father's ferocity and lust, but without his force. The third is the Herod of the earlier part of the Acts of the Apostles, a grandson of the old man, who dipped his hands in the blood of one Apostle, …
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He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer.
But Jesus made no reply, not even to a single charge--to the great amazement of the governor.
But Jesus still made no reply, and Pilate was amazed.
The chief priests and the teachers of the law were standing there, vehemently accusing him.
and he went back inside the palace. "Where do you come from?" he asked Jesus, but Jesus gave him no answer.
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