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Barabbas

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Luke 23:18

But they cried out all together, saying, "Away with this man, and release for us Barabbas!"

John 18:40

So they cried out again, saying, "Not this Man, but Barabbas." Now Barabbas was a robber.

Matthew 27:16

At that time they were holding a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas.

Matthew 27:17

So when the people gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?"

Matthew 27:20

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.

Matthew 27:21

But the governor said to them, "Which of the two do you want me to release for you?" And they said, "Barabbas."

Mark 15:7

The man named Barabbas had been imprisoned with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the insurrection.

Mark 15:11

But the chief priests stirred up the crowd to ask him to release Barabbas for them instead.

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Barabbas » A prisoner released by pilate

Matthew 27:16-26

At that time they were holding a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas. So when the people gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?" For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over. read more.
While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, "Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him." But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death. But the governor said to them, "Which of the two do you want me to release for you?" And they said, "Barabbas." Pilate said to them, "Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said, "Crucify Him!" And he said, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they kept shouting all the more, saying, "Crucify Him!" When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves." And all the people said, "His blood shall be on us and on our children!" Then he released Barabbas for them; but after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.

Mark 15:7-15

The man named Barabbas had been imprisoned with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the insurrection. The crowd went up and began asking him to do as he had been accustomed to do for them. Pilate answered them, saying, "Do you want me to release for you the King of the Jews?" read more.
For he was aware that the chief priests had handed Him over because of envy. But the chief priests stirred up the crowd to ask him to release Barabbas for them instead. Answering again, Pilate said to them, "Then what shall I do with Him whom you call the King of the Jews?" They shouted back, "Crucify Him!" But Pilate said to them, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they shouted all the more, "Crucify Him!" Wishing to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas for them, and after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.

Luke 23:18-25

But they cried out all together, saying, "Away with this man, and release for us Barabbas!" (He was one who had been thrown into prison for an insurrection made in the city, and for murder.) Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again, read more.
but they kept on calling out, saying, "Crucify, crucify Him!" And he said to them the third time, "Why, what evil has this man done? I have found in Him no guilt demanding death; therefore I will punish Him and release Him." But they were insistent, with loud voices asking that He be crucified. And their voices began to prevail. And Pilate pronounced sentence that their demand be granted. And he released the man they were asking for who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, but he delivered Jesus to their will.

John 18:40

So they cried out again, saying, "Not this Man, but Barabbas." Now Barabbas was a robber.

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Mark 15:7

The man named Barabbas had been imprisoned with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the insurrection.

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Mark 15:7

The man named Barabbas had been imprisoned with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the insurrection.

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Mark 15:7

The man named Barabbas had been imprisoned with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the insurrection.



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