New International Version
But Jesus made no reply, not even to a single charge--to the great amazement of the governor.
King James Bible
And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly.
Darby Bible Translation
And he answered him not so much as one word, so that the governor wondered exceedingly.
World English Bible
He gave him no answer, not even one word, so that the governor marveled greatly.
Young's Literal Translation
And he did not answer him, not even to one word, so that the governor did wonder greatly.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Marveled greatly - Silence under calumny manifests the utmost magnanimity. The chief priests did not admire this because it confounded them; but Pilate, who had no interest to serve by it, was deeply affected. This very silence was predicted. Isaiah 53:7.
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LibraryThe Blind Watchers at the Cross
'And sitting down they watched Him there.' --MATT. xxvii. 36. Our thoughts are, rightly, so absorbed by the central Figure in this great chapter that we pass by almost unnoticed the groups round the cross. And yet there are large lessons to be learned from each of them. These rude soldiers, four in number, as we infer from John's Gospel, had no doubt joined with their comrades in the coarse mockery which preceded the sad procession to Calvary; and then they had to do the rough work of the executioners, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Third Stage of Jewish Trial. Jesus Formally Condemned by the Sanhedrin and Led to Pilate.
But Jesus remained silent. The high priest said to him, "I charge you under oath by the living God: Tell us if you are the Messiah, the Son of God."
When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer.
Then Pilate asked him, "Don't you hear the testimony they are bringing against you?"
But Jesus still made no reply, and Pilate was amazed.
He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer.
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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