New Living Translation
So the governor asked again, "Which of these two do you want me to release to you?" The crowd shouted back, "Barabbas!"
King James Bible
The governor answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.
Darby Bible Translation
And the governor answering said to them, Which of the two will ye that I release unto you? And they said, Barabbas.
World English Bible
But the governor answered them, "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" They said, "Barabbas!"
Young's Literal Translation
and the governor answering said to them, 'Which of the two will ye that I shall release to you?' And they said, 'Barabbas.'
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"Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani."--ST. MATT. XXVII. 46; ST. MARK XV. 34. There are three peculiar and distinguishing features of this fourth word which our Saviour uttered from His Cross. 1. It is the only one of the Seven which finds a place in the earliest record of our Lord's life, contained in the matter common to St. Matthew and St. Mark. 2. It is the only one which has been preserved to us in the original Aramaic, in the very syllables which were formed by the lips of Christ. 3. It is the …
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Meanwhile, the leading priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas to be released and for Jesus to be put to death.
Pilate responded, "Then what should I do with Jesus who is called the Messiah?" They shouted back, "Crucify him!"
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